Patents by Inventor Mark Robert Timmins

Mark Robert Timmins has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20200199504
    Abstract: A bioreactor vessel includes a first compartment configured to receive a suspension comprising cells and a cell culture medium, for use in a cell processing operation, a second compartment for receiving an overflow of the cell culture medium from the first compartment, and an overflow separating the first compartment from the second compartment, the overflow being configured to maintain a level of the cell culture medium in the first compartment
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2018
    Publication date: June 25, 2020
    Applicant: GE HEALTHCARE BIO-SCIENCES CORP.
    Inventor: MARK ROBERT TIMMINS
  • Publication number: 20180371399
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is an instrument suitable for processing cells for example culturing, concentrating or washing said cells, the instrument comprising: a housing for accommodating mechanical elements including at least one fluid pump; and a disposable processing kit complementary to the mechanical elements within the housing and comprising a fluid circuit including a fluid reservoir and plural fluid paths capable of carrying fluid flow caused by said pump(s), the instrument further including a mechanism for determining the quantity, or change in quantity of the fluid in the reservoir resulting from said fluid flow, the instrument yet further comprising a controller operable to control at least the pump and operable to perform a fault determination process, which includes the steps of determining the expected flow rate of said pump(s) calculated from the speed of the pump(s) and comparing that expected flow with the change in quantity of the fluid in the reservoir as determined by said mechanism.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 22, 2016
    Publication date: December 27, 2018
    Applicant: GE Healthcare Bio-Sciences Corp.
    Inventors: Weston Blaine Griffin, Mark Robert Timmins, Dan Harris, Spencer Lovette, Jim Dowling, Dan O'Sullivan