Patents by Inventor Stephen P. Fitzgerald

Stephen P. Fitzgerald 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: 9562905
    Abstract: Methods for the detection of, or the risk of, bladder cancer in a patient, comprising assaying for the presence of a combination of at least two biomarkers selected from CEA, VEGF, IL-8, NGAL, NSE, IL-2, EGF, TM, d-Dimer, MMP-9, IL-6, IL-4, MMP-9/NGAL, FAS, CRP, TUP and NMP22 in one or more samples isolated from a patient wherein detecting the presence of a combination of at least two biomarkers in the one or more samples indicates the presence or risk of bladder cancer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2010
    Date of Patent: February 7, 2017
    Assignee: RADOX LABORATORIES LIMITED
    Inventors: Mark W. Ruddock, Cherith N. Reid, Kathleen Williamson, John V. Lamont, Stephen P. Fitzgerald
  • Patent number: 9222949
    Abstract: The present invention provides an immunoassay method for detecting or determining the amount of salvinorin A, salvinorin B and/or analogues thereof in an in vitro sample, an antibody for salvinorin A, salvinorin B and/or analogues thereof and a kit for detecting the presence of or determining the amount of salvinorin A, salvinorin B and its analogues thereof in a sample.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2010
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2015
    Assignee: RANDOX LABORATORIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Stephen P. Fitzgerald, Robert I. McConnell, Philip A. Lowry, Elouard Benchikh
  • Publication number: 20140072987
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to methods of detecting bladder cancer including assaying a patient sample for the levels of certain combinations of biomarkers. The disclosure also relates to methods for determining the efficacy of a drug for the treatment of bladder cancer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2013
    Publication date: March 13, 2014
    Applicant: RANDOX LABORATORIES LTD.
    Inventors: Mark W. Ruddock, Cherith N. Reid, Kathleen Williamson, John V. Lamont, Stephen P. Fitzgerald
  • Patent number: 8352361
    Abstract: The disclosed subject matter includes a method of distributing a payment of funds made payable to two or more payees. In some embodiments, the method includes the following: receiving a payment of funds made payable to two or more payees; inviting each of the two or more payees to electronically select a preferred method of funds delivery; authenticating each of the two or more payees' identity; electronically receiving the preferred method of funds delivery selected by each of the two or more payees; and delivering funds from the payment of funds to one or more of the two or more payees according to the preferred methods of funds delivery received.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2007
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Higher One, Inc.
    Inventors: Mark T. Volchek, Miles H. Lasater, Stephen P. Fitzgerald, Sean P. Glass, Dean W. Hatton, Earnest C. Jones, Casey M. McGuane
  • Publication number: 20120142548
    Abstract: The invention relates to methods of diagnosing Alzheimer's disease (AD) in a subject and methods of determining the prognosis in patients with AD. The adhesion molecules P-selectin and L-selectin are described for the first time for use as biomarkers to aid in the diagnosis of AD. The invention further describes the use of one or more of L-selectin, MCP-1, IL-1?, IL-8 and IFN-? to aid in the prognosis of either accelerated cognitive decline (ACD) or slow cognitive decline (SCD) in patients with AD.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 15, 2010
    Publication date: June 7, 2012
    Applicant: RANDOX LABORATORIES LTD.
    Inventors: Massimiliano Corsi, Stephen P. Fitzgerald, John V. Lamont, Paul Innocenzi
  • Publication number: 20120135886
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method for the detection of or the risk of bladder cancer in a patient, comprising the step of detecting the presence of a combination of at least two biomarkers selected from CEA, VEGF, IL-8, NGAL, NSE, IL-2, EGF, TM, d-Dimer, MMP-9, IL-6, IL-4, MMP-9/NGAL, FAS, CRP, TUP and NMP22 in one or more samples isolated from a patient wherein the presence of a combination of at least two biomarkers in the one or more samples indicates the presence or risk of bladder cancer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 29, 2010
    Publication date: May 31, 2012
    Inventors: Mark W. Ruddock, Cherith N. Reid, Kathleen Williamson, John V. Lamont, Stephen P. Fitzgerald
  • Publication number: 20100291600
    Abstract: The present invention provides an immunoassay method for detecting or determining the amount of salvinorin A, salvinorin B and/or analogues thereof in an in vitro sample, an antibody for salvinorin A, salvinorin B and/or analogues thereof and a kit for detecting the presence of or determining the amount of salvinorin A, salvinorin B and its analogues thereof in a sample.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 27, 2010
    Publication date: November 18, 2010
    Applicant: RANDOX LABORATORIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Stephen P. Fitzgerald, Robert I. McConnell, Philip A. Lowry, Elouard Benchikh
  • Patent number: 7529709
    Abstract: A system and method of facilitating a transfer of a refund amount from an educational institution to a student. A refund controller receives from an educational institution a request for authorization of an instant paper check of a payment amount equal to at least a portion of a total refund amount associated with the student of the educational institution student. The refund controller verifies the payment amount is equal to or less than an amount of funds available to the student and transfers funds equal to the payment amount to an instant issuance account. The refund controller authorizes the educational institution to issue an instant paper check for the payment amount to the student. The instant paper check draws from the instant issuance account.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2007
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2009
    Assignee: Higher One, Inc.
    Inventors: Mark T. Volchek, Miles H. Lasater, Stephen P. Fitzgerald, Sean P. Glass, Dean W. Hatton, Earnest C. Jones, Casey M. McGuane
  • Patent number: 5233900
    Abstract: A device which will effectively turn a page, for example a page of a booklet of music, enabling a musician to play "hands free", has a book carrier (13) on a frame (11) and a number of page turner subassemblies (16) each with a disc (17) rotatable on an axle (12), each disc (17) having a notch (18) in its periphery, and also having an arm (20) radiating outwardly from the disc (17) and having a clip (57) to engage the page at the swinging end of the arm (20), and a spring (23) which will urge the arm (20) in a pivotal movement of the disc (17) in a page-turning direction, and an escapement mechanism (30) which co-operates with the notches (18) in the discs (17) to inhibit pivotal movement until released by a remote actuated controller (32).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 1991
    Date of Patent: August 10, 1993
    Inventor: Stephen P. Fitzgerald
  • Patent number: D375978
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 1995
    Date of Patent: November 26, 1996
    Inventor: Stephen P. Fitzgerald
  • Patent number: D830654
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 9, 2018
    Assignee: Whirlpool Corporation
    Inventors: Gregg P. Fitzgerald, John M. Hunnell, John W. McConnell, Stephen D. Ostdiek, Dean L. Tietz