Patents by Inventor Peter W. Berry

Peter W. Berry 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: 4784857
    Abstract: A device suitable for the topical administration of a pharmacologically active agent to an animal is described. The device comprises an active agent impermeable barrier layer, a reservoir containing the active agent which is in contact with the inner surface of the barrier layer and a removable protector layer in contact with the other surface of the reservoir. The reservoir comprises a fibrous mat into which the pharmacologically active agent is incorporated either by dissolving in the polymer forming the mat or by impregnation of a preformed mat. Alternative forms of the reservoir comprise a fibre mat coated on a skin contacting surface with a pressure sensitive adhesive and a fibre mat contained within a gel matrix. The device may be used to deliver nitroglycerin, oxybutynin or phenazocine transdermally.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 1987
    Date of Patent: November 15, 1988
    Assignee: Smith and Nephew Associated Companies PLC
    Inventors: Peter W. Berry, Paul Holden
  • Patent number: 4414970
    Abstract: Moisture vapor transmitting elastic bandages which comprise an inner layer of fabric and an outer layer of fabric bonded to a central layer characterized in that the central layer comprises an elastomeric film are described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 1981
    Date of Patent: November 15, 1983
    Assignee: Smith and Nephew Associated Companies Limited
    Inventor: Peter W. Berry