Patents by Inventor Rosamund Jean Williams

Rosamund Jean Williams 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: 5752941
    Abstract: The invention relates to central venous polyurethane catheters with a thin hydrophilic coating loaded with an antibiotic of the ramoplanin group or any mixture thereof and their use in preventing catheter related infections. These catheters are useful to prevent bacterial adherence and colonization and, therefore, to lower the risk of vascular infections in catheterized patients. The method of preparing the catheter of the invention consists in incubating polyurethane catheters coated with a hydrophilic film in an aqueous solution of the selected antibiotic.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 1996
    Date of Patent: May 19, 1998
    Assignee: Gruppo Lepetit S.p.A.
    Inventors: Gabriella Romano', Beth P. Goldstein, Rosamund Jean Williams, Maurizio Denaro