Patents by Inventor Patrick Niederreuter

Patrick Niederreuter 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).

  • Patent number: 10434024
    Abstract: A modular dental system, methods for controlling a modular dental tool, a dental system, a control module, and a treatment unit. In one embodiment, the modular dental system includes a modular dental system including a control module and a battery module. The control module includes a first end, a second end, a control sub-system, and a charging sub-system. The control sub-system is configured to communicatively couple to an attachment, detect an attachment identifier associated with the attachment when the attachment is removably attached to the first end of the control module, and control the attachment based on the attachment identifier. The battery module is configured to removably attach to the second end of the control module.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignees: KAVO DENTAL TECHNOLOGIES, LLC, KALTENBACH & VOIGT GMBH
    Inventors: Robert Thomas St. Louis, Michael Carl Dunaway, Frank Ulrich Emde, Amod Ashok Kher, Tyler Ray Harper, Nathan Lamb Shippee, Johannes Sauter, Patrick Niederreuter
  • Publication number: 20180042802
    Abstract: A modular dental system, methods for controlling a modular dental tool, a dental system, a control module, and a treatment unit. In one embodiment, the modular dental system includes a modular dental system including a control module and a battery module. The control module includes a first end, a second end, a control sub-system, and a charging sub-system. The control sub-system is configured to communicatively couple to an attachment, detect an attachment identifier associated with the attachment when the attachment is removably attached to the first end of the control module, and control the attachment based on the attachment identifier. The battery module is configured to removably attach to the second end of the control module.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 15, 2016
    Publication date: February 15, 2018
    Inventors: Robert Thomas St. Louis, Michael Carl Dunaway, Frank Ulrich Emde, Amod Ashok Kher, Tyler Ray Harper, Nathan Lamb Shippee, Johannes Sauter, Patrick Niederreuter