Patents by Inventor Robert Harrison

Robert Harrison 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: 11045526
    Abstract: A system for preparing a thrombin serum that can include a containment device, a cage received within the containment device, a cap attachable to the containment device, an inlet port configured to introduce a non-anti-coagulated autologous blood fluid into the containment device, and an outlet port. An activator, such as glass beads, can be present within the containment device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 29, 2021
    Assignee: ARTHREX, INC.
    Inventors: Christopher Bare, Abigail Nabors, Melissa Tucker, Robert Harrison
  • Publication number: 20210131655
    Abstract: A lamp including a light source having at least one string of light emitting diodes on a printed circuit board present within a tube body; and end caps having a G13 pin layout on each end of the tube body. The lamp may further include an electrical isolation switch mounted on at least one of the end caps, wherein the electrical isolation switch provides shock protection from the lamp when installed into a ballast free fixture. The lamp may further include driver electronics having a filament detector portion provided by a passive resistance capacitor (RC) circuit that simulates the filament load of a fluorescent lamp when installed into a ballast containing fixture.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 13, 2021
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Inventors: Soumya Kanta Ray, Anil Jeswani, Robert Harrison
  • Publication number: 20210110730
    Abstract: A vehicle rollover simulator is provided. The rollover simulator includes a cage assembly that is rotationally suspended in a frame assembly. A transmission motor assembly is removably connected to the frame assembly and to the cage assembly to rotate the cage assembly to an inverted position for training. A brake assembly is provided that prevents rotation of the cage assembly and significantly enhances stability. The assemblies of the simulator can be disassembled and are sized to be readily carried by hand through typically dimensioned doorways, hallways and stairwells such that manually moving the rollover simulator is readily accomplished.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 11, 2019
    Publication date: April 15, 2021
    Inventor: Robert Harrison
  • Publication number: 20210093373
    Abstract: A multi-probe system and a method of lesioning for targeting a region of a vertebral body are disclosed. The method includes inserting a first introducer assembly into a first target location of the vertebral body to provide a first trajectory to access the vertebral body, the first introducer assembly including a first cannula. The method also includes inserting a second introducer assembly into a second target location of the vertebral body to provide a second trajectory to access the vertebral body, the second introducer assembly including a second cannula. The method further includes inserting a first bipolar probe through the first cannula of the first introducer assembly, the first bipolar probe including a first active tip at a distal end of the first bipolar probe, the first active tip including at least two electrodes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 15, 2020
    Publication date: April 1, 2021
    Inventors: Ahmad Khayer Dastjerdi, Robert Harrison, Neil Godara, Michael Same, Kathryn Atwell, Travis Nolan
  • Patent number: 10960026
    Abstract: A system for preparing a serum includes a containment device, a cage positioned inside the containment device, a cap attachable to the containment device and configured to cover the cage, an inlet port configured to introduce an autologous fluid into the containment device, and an outlet port configured to remove a serum from the containment device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: ARTHREX, INC.
    Inventors: Christopher Bare, Abigail Nabors, Melissa Tucker, Robert Harrison
  • Patent number: 10939908
    Abstract: A method and apparatus are disclosed for loading a closing device onto a delivery device at the point of use and for using the apparatus for treating the intervertebral disc. The apparatus includes a cartridge for loading a closing device onto a delivery device at the point of use, the cartridge comprising a tab holding feature for holding one or more tabs of the closing device and a tab loading feature for loading tabs onto the delivery device. A method of treating an intervertebral disc includes the steps of loading a closing device into a delivery device at the point of use, the closing device comprising at least two tabs coupled to a connecting element, and substantially approximating a defect in the intervertebral disc using the closing device delivered by the delivery device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2021
    Assignee: Anchor Orthopedics XT, Inc.
    Inventors: Andrew Oldham, Robert Harrison, Neil Godara, Ilinca Popovici
  • Patent number: 10920972
    Abstract: A lamp including a light source having at least one string of light emitting diodes on a printed circuit board present within a tube body; and end caps having a G13 pin layout on each end of the tube body. The lamp may further include an electrical isolation switch mounted on at least one of the end caps, wherein the electrical isolation switch provides shock protection from the lamp when installed into a ballast free fixture. The lamp may further include driver electronics having a filament detector portion provided by a passive resistance capacitor (RC) circuit that simulates the filament load of a fluorescent lamp when installed into a ballast containing fixture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: LEDVANCE LLC
    Inventors: Soumya Kanta Ray, Anil Jeswani, Robert Harrison
  • Patent number: 10864040
    Abstract: A multi-probe system and a method of lesioning for targeting a region of a vertebral body are disclosed. The method includes inserting a first introducer assembly into a first target location of the vertebral body to provide a first trajectory to access the vertebral body, the first introducer assembly including a first cannula. The method also includes inserting a second introducer assembly into a second target location of the vertebral body to provide a second trajectory to access the vertebral body, the second introducer assembly including a second cannula. The method further includes inserting a first bipolar probe through the first cannula of the first introducer assembly, the first bipolar probe including a first active tip at a distal end of the first bipolar probe, the first active tip including at least two electrodes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignee: WARSAW ORTHOPEDIC, INC.
    Inventors: Ahmad Khayer Dastjerdi, Robert Harrison, Neil Godara, Michael Same, Kathryn Atwell, Travis Nolan
  • Patent number: 10849612
    Abstract: Embodiments of a knot pusher and methods of use thereof are disclosed, that are usable for pushing various types of knots including sliding knots and overhand knots formed from a suture, two limbs of the suture extending from the knots, for example using a single device. The knot pusher comprises a distal head defining top and bottom walls terminating in a distal knot pushing surface. The distal head includes side grooves that are defined between the top and bottom walls. Each of these side grooves are operable to receive one of the two limbs of suture during advancement of the distal head to aid in pushing the overhand knot. The distal head additionally comprises a suture receiving element associated with the top wall for receiving one of the two suture limbs during advancement of the distal head to facilitate advancement of the sliding knot.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 2, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: Anchor Orthopedics XT. Inc.
    Inventors: Robert Harrison, Jeffery Arnett, Neil Godara, Aye Nyein San, Ilinca Popovici
  • Publication number: 20200289707
    Abstract: The present disclosure describes methods of treating a ligament injury with ligament grafting.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2020
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Applicant: ARTHREX, INC.
    Inventors: David O. SHEPARD, Robert Harrison, Robert Benedict
  • Publication number: 20200289788
    Abstract: Various embodiments of a cartridge for loading a suture onto a suturing instrument are disclosed. In some embodiments, the cartridge is operable for loading a pre-tied knot formed from the suture onto the suturing instrument. The suturing instrument is typically of the type having a suture passing member defining a suture receiving passage therein. In some embodiments, the cartridge comprises a housing defining a chamber, and a partially pre-tied knot mounted about the housing or the chamber. The cartridge additionally provides a base coupled to the housing, the base defining a seat for releasably holding a portion of a suture to be aligned with, and. transferred to, the suturing instrument. The portion of the suture may be held independently, or it may be coupled to a component such as a ferrule or shuttle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 6, 2020
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Inventors: Robert Harrison, Andrew Oldham, Aye Nyein San, Neil Godara, Jeffery Arnett
  • Publication number: 20200283501
    Abstract: A recombinant immune cell expresses a heterologous IgG Fc receptor. In some embodiments, the heterologous IgG Fc receptor can be a chimeric IgG Fc receptor. Generally, the chimeric IgG Fc receptor includes an extracellular domain, a transmembrane domain, and an intracellular domain. The extracellular domain generally includes a sufficient portion of CD64 to bind to an IgG Fc region. The intracellular domain of the chimeric IgG Fc receptor includes a sufficient portion of an Fc receptor allowing immunoreceptor tyrosine-based activation motif (ITAM) to initiate cell signaling when an IgG Fc region binds to the extracellular domain.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 26, 2018
    Publication date: September 10, 2020
    Inventors: Jianming Wu, Bruce Kenneth Walcheck, Robert Harrison Hullsiek, Yungfang Li, Hemant Kumar Mishra
  • Publication number: 20200258065
    Abstract: A payment service is configured to support purchase transactions generated by merchant point-of-sale (POS) devices. As transactions are conducted, the payment service evaluates, for each transaction, the risk of subsequent chargeback. The payment service then notifies the merchant that expedited payment is available for transactions having low risks of chargeback. The merchant can select a user interface element to initiate expedited payment of the transactions via a debit card linked to the merchant's bank account. Other transactions are settled in a non-expedited manner, using a batch funds transfer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 27, 2020
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Inventors: Kyle Matson, Wesley Kim, Christopher L. Mocko, Robert Harrison Gilliam, Edward Chung
  • Publication number: 20200206325
    Abstract: A system for preparing a thrombin serum that can include a containment device, a cage received within the containment device, a cap attachable to the containment device, an inlet port configured to introduce a non-anti-coagulated autologous blood fluid into the containment device, and an outlet port. An activator, such as glass beads, can be present within the containment device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 9, 2020
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Applicant: ARTHREX, INC.
    Inventors: Christopher BARE, Abigail NABORS, Melissa TUCKER, Robert HARRISON
  • Publication number: 20200197087
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for creating lesions in a tissue comprising a puncturing member and a probe. The puncturing member comprises a body with a proximal portion comprising a hub, a distal portion comprising a conductive tip, and a lumen extending between the proximal and distal portion. The probe comprises a handle at the proximal end and a probe body, wherein the probe body is dimensioned to extend through the lumen of the puncturing member, and wherein the probe body comprises at least one displacement portion that is biased to contact the inner wall of the puncturing member when the probe is inserted into the puncturing member, whereby when the probe body contacts the inner wall, energy is delivered from the probe to the conductive tip of the puncturing member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2019
    Publication date: June 25, 2020
    Inventors: Suleman Azam, Ryan Vadori, Carolyn Holladay, Robert Harrison
  • Patent number: 10649920
    Abstract: A data store for a modular assembly system is described. The data store comprises a number of records, each record relating to a physical module in the modular assembly system and comprising a module ID, an owner ID for the module and one or more properties fields. The properties field(s) define any property of the module and different records may define different properties. At least one of the fields in each data record (e.g. the module ID or owner ID) is verified by an authentication service. A user assembles two or more modules into a coherent physical whole object to act as a user input device to an interactive software experience. The data store communicates with the interactive software experience and causes a change in behavior of the interactive software experience in response to a check of the data records for each of the modules in the object.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, LLC
    Inventors: Nicolas Villar, Haiyan Zhang, James William Scott, Greg Saul, Alexandra Keeley Bunting, Lee Jason Schuneman, Philip Robert Harrison
  • Patent number: 10639544
    Abstract: An interactive computer game is described which works in conjunction with a number of physical modules that a user can connect together in different ways to form a coherent physical whole object. The game receives data from the object via a wireless link, the data identifying at least which modules form part of the object and updates game play based on the data received. At some point within the game play, the game presents an objective or goal to the user which the user can only achieve by interacting with the physical object formed from the modules. In an embodiment, this interaction comprises re-arranging the modules or swapping modules to form an object with a different visual appearance, moving all or part of the object and/or interacting with a sensor on a module in the object. The game may receive further data from the object during the user interaction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, LLC
    Inventors: James William Scott, Haiyan Zhang, Nicolas Villar, Greg Saul, Alexandra Keeley Bunting, Lee Jason Schuneman, Philip Robert Harrison, Jonathan Steven Robinson, Sabina Lopez-Moreno, Simone Rita Thomas, Patrizio Spadoni, Alex Hall, Tariq Adaci, Levi Naess, Sebastien Vandenberghe, Alma Coyolxauhqui Salinas Lopez, Simon Jay Carter
  • Patent number: D900216
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Inventor: Robert Harrison
  • Patent number: D900217
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Inventor: Robert Harrison
  • Patent number: D905274
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Inventors: Robert Harrison, Thomas Bush, Grant Brooker, Insub Lee