Patents by Inventor Paul M. Lin

Paul M. Lin 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: 5686429
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method for providing nutrition to elderly patients. Pursuant to the present invention, the enteral composition includes a protein source, a lipid source, and a carbohydrate source. Preferably, the protein source includes at least 18% of the total calories. In an embodiment, the carbohydrate source includes a source of dietary fiber including a balance of soluble to insoluble fiber ratio of approximately 1:3. Still further, the composition of the present invention also includes increased levels of certain vitamins and minerals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 1996
    Date of Patent: November 11, 1997
    Assignee: Nestec Ltd
    Inventors: Paul M. Lin, Shen-Youn Chang, Chris Kruzel
  • Patent number: 5589468
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method for providing nutrition to elderly patients. Pursuant to the present invention, the enteral composition includes a protein source, a lipid source, and a carbohydrate source. Preferably, the protein source includes at least 18% of the total calories. In an embodiment, the carbohydrate source includes a source of dietary fiber including a balance of soluble to insoluble fiber ratio of approximately 1:3. Still further, the composition of the present invention also includes increased levels of certain vitamins and minerals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 1995
    Date of Patent: December 31, 1996
    Assignee: Clintec Nutrition Co.
    Inventors: Paul M. Lin, Shen-Youn Chang, Chris Kruzel
  • Patent number: RE37020
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method for providing nutrition to elderly patients. Pursuant to the present invention, the enteral composition includes a protein source, a lipid source, and a carbohydrate source. Preferably, the protein source includes at least 18% of the total calories. In an embodiment, the carbohydrate source includes a source of dietary fiber including a balance of soluble to insoluble fiber ratio of approximately 1:3. Still further, the composition of the present invention also includes increased levels of certain vitamins and minerals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 1998
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2001
    Assignee: Nestec, Ltd.
    Inventors: Paul M. Lin, Shen-Youn Chang, Chris Kruzel
  • Patent number: RE36288
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method for providing nutrition to elderly patients. Pursuant to the present invention, the enteral composition includes a protein source, a lipid source, and a carbohydrate source. Preferably, the protein source includes at least 18% of the total calories. In an embodiment, the carbohydrate source includes a source of dietary fiber including a balance of soluble to insoluble fiber ratio of approximately 1:3. Still further, the composition of the present invention also includes increased levels of certain vitamins and minerals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 1998
    Date of Patent: August 31, 1999
    Assignee: Nestec Ltd.
    Inventors: Paul M. Lin, Shen-Youn Chang, Chris Kruzel