Patents by Inventor Steven Bandis

Steven Bandis 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: 8523830
    Abstract: Caps can be used to cover and disinfect a male protrusion portion of a medical connector. Some caps can create a seal with the male protrusion to prevent antiseptic from entering a lumen the protrusion. A biasing element can aid in creating or maintaining the seal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2013
    Assignees: Catheter Connections
    Inventors: Donald D. Solomon, F. Mark Ferguson, Robert Hitchcock, Steven Bandis, James Mercer, Michael W. Howlett
  • Patent number: 8343112
    Abstract: Some assemblies can include a male cap and a female cap, each of which can be used to cover separated medical connectors. In certain arrangements, a male cap can include a movable carriage that transitions from a retracted position when an assembly with which the male cap is associated is in a closed state to an extended position when the assembly is in an open state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2013
    Assignees: Catheter Connections, Inc., The University of Utah Research Foundation
    Inventors: Donald D. Solomon, F. Mark Ferguson, Steven Bandis, James Mercer, Michael Howlett, Robert Hitchcock
  • Patent number: 8328767
    Abstract: Caps can be used to cover and disinfect a male protrusion portion of a medical connector. Some caps can create a seal with the male protrusion to prevent antiseptic from entering a lumen the protrusion. A biasing element can aid in creating or maintaining the seal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 11, 2012
    Assignees: Catheter Connections, Inc., The University of Utah Research Foundation
    Inventors: Donald D. Solomon, F. Mark Ferguson, Robert Hitchcock, Steven Bandis, James V. Mercer, Michael W. Howlett
  • Patent number: 8231587
    Abstract: Caps can be used to cover and disinfect a male protrusion portion of a medical connector. Some caps can create a seal with the male protrusion to prevent antiseptic from entering a lumen the protrusion. A biasing element can aid in creating or maintaining the seal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 31, 2012
    Assignees: Catheter Connections, The University of Utah Research Foundation
    Inventors: Donald D. Solomon, F. Mark Ferguson, Robert Hitchcock, Steven Bandis, James Mercer, Michael Howlett
  • Patent number: 8172825
    Abstract: Caps can be used to cover and sterilize the male luer of a medical connector. Some caps can create a seal with the male luer to prevent antiseptic from entering a lumen of the male luer. A biasing element can aid in creating or maintaining the seal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2009
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2012
    Assignee: The University of Utah Research Foundation
    Inventors: Donald D. Solomon, F. Mark Ferguson, Robert Hitchcock, Steven Bandis, James Mercer, Michael Howlett, Mark Adams
  • Publication number: 20120039764
    Abstract: Caps can be used to cover and disinfect a male protrusion portion of a medical connector. Some caps can create a seal with the male protrusion to prevent antiseptic from entering a lumen the protrusion. A biasing element can aid in creating or maintaining the seal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 25, 2011
    Publication date: February 16, 2012
    Applicants: CATHETER CONNECTIONS, INC., UNIVERSITY OF UTAH RESEARCH FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Donald D. Solomon, F. Mark Ferguson, Robert Hitchcock, Steven Bandis, James Mercer, Michael Howlett
  • Publication number: 20120039765
    Abstract: Caps can be used to cover and disinfect a male protrusion portion of a medical connector. Some caps can create a seal with the male protrusion to prevent antiseptic from entering a lumen the protrusion. A biasing element can aid in creating or maintaining the seal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 25, 2011
    Publication date: February 16, 2012
    Applicants: CATHETER CONNECTIONS, INC., UNIVERSITY OF UTAH RESEARCH FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Donald D. Solomon, F. Mark Ferguson, Robert Hitchcock, Steven Bandis, James Mercer, Michael Howlett
  • Publication number: 20110217212
    Abstract: Some assemblies can include a male cap and a female cap, each of which can be used to cover separated medical connectors. In certain arrangements, a male cap can include a movable carriage that transitions from a retracted position when an assembly with which the male cap is associated is in a closed state to an extended position when the assembly is in an open state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2010
    Publication date: September 8, 2011
    Applicants: CATHETER CONNECTIONS, INC., THE UNIVERSITY OF UTAH RESEARCH FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Donald D. Solomon, F. Mark Ferguson, Steven Bandis, James Mercer, Michael Howlett, Robert Hitchcock
  • Publication number: 20110213341
    Abstract: Caps can be used to cover and disinfect medical connectors. Some caps can create a seal with the medical connectors to prevent antiseptic from entering a fluid paths defined by a connector. Support members can aid in creating or maintaining the seal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2010
    Publication date: September 1, 2011
    Applicants: CATHETER CONNECTIONS, INC., THE UNIVERSITY OF UTAH RESEARCH FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Donald D. Solomon, Steven Bandis, James Mercer, Michael Howlett, Robert Hitchcock, James Kennedy, Richard Lasher
  • Publication number: 20110044850
    Abstract: Caps can be used to cover and disinfect a male protrusion portion of a medical connector. Some caps can create a seal with the male protrusion to prevent antiseptic from entering a lumen the protrusion. A biasing element can aid in creating or maintaining the seal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 1, 2010
    Publication date: February 24, 2011
    Applicants: Catheter Connections, Inc., The University of Utah Research Foundation
    Inventors: Donald D. Solomon, F. Mark Ferguson, Robert Hitchcock, Steven Bandis, James Mercer, Michael Howlett
  • Publication number: 20100049170
    Abstract: Caps can be used to cover and sterilize the male luer of a medical connector. Some caps can create a seal with the male luer to prevent antiseptic from entering a lumen of the male luer. A biasing element can aid in creating or maintaining the seal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 30, 2009
    Publication date: February 25, 2010
    Applicant: The University of Utah Research Foundation
    Inventors: Donald D. Solomon, F. Mark Ferguson, Robert Hitchcook, Steven Bandis, James Mercer, Michael Howlett, Mark Adams
  • Publication number: 20100047123
    Abstract: One or more caps can be used to cover and sterilize one or more separated medical connectors. A pair of caps can be connected to each other and sealed when in a pre-use state. The paired caps can be unsealed so as to permit connection to the medical connectors.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 30, 2009
    Publication date: February 25, 2010
    Applicant: THE UNIVERSITY OF UTAH RESEARCH FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Donald D. Solomon, F. Mark Ferguson, Robert Hitchcock, Steven Bandis, James Mercer, Michael Howlett
  • Patent number: 6685450
    Abstract: The pressure rollers of a peristaltic tube positive displacement pump are incorporated as an element of a reduction system connecting a drive shaft to the rollers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2001
    Date of Patent: February 3, 2004
    Assignee: Sorenson Development, Inc.
    Inventors: Steven Bandis, LeVoy G. Haight
  • Publication number: 20020071776
    Abstract: The pressure rollers of a peristaltic tube positive displacement pump are incorporated as an element of a reduction system connecting a drive shaft to the rollers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 20, 2001
    Publication date: June 13, 2002
    Inventors: Steven Bandis, LeVoy G. Haight