Patents by Inventor Taylor Polodna

Taylor Polodna 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).

  • Publication number: 20210361850
    Abstract: Described are embodiments that include methods and devices for separating components from multi-component fluids. Embodiments may involve use of separation vessels and movement of components into and out of separation vessels through ports. Embodiments may involve the separation of plasma from whole blood. Also described are embodiments that include methods and devices for positioning portions, e.g., loops, of disposables in medical devices. Embodiments may involve use of surfaces for automatically guiding loops to position them into a predetermined position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 4, 2021
    Publication date: November 25, 2021
    Applicant: Terumo BCT, Inc.
    Inventors: Brian M. HOLMES, Thomas J. FELT, Taylor POLODNA
  • Publication number: 20210361849
    Abstract: Described are embodiments that include methods and devices for separating components from multi-component fluids. Embodiments may involve use of separation vessels and movement of components into and out of separation vessels through ports. Embodiments may involve the separation of plasma from whole blood. Also described are embodiments that include methods and devices for positioning portions, e.g., loops, of disposables in medical devices. Embodiments may involve use of surfaces for automatically guiding loops to position them into a predetermined position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 3, 2021
    Publication date: November 25, 2021
    Applicant: Terumo BCT, Inc.
    Inventors: Taylor POLODNA, Brian M. HOLMES
  • Patent number: 11103630
    Abstract: Described are embodiments that include methods and devices for separating components from multi-component fluids. Embodiments may involve use of separation vessels and movement of components into and out of separation vessels through ports. Embodiments may involve the separation of plasma from whole blood. Also described are embodiments that include methods and devices for positioning portions, e.g., loops, of disposables in medical devices. Embodiments may involve use of surfaces for automatically guiding loops to position them into a predetermined position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: Terumo BCT, Inc
    Inventors: Brian M. Holmes, Thomas J. Felt, Taylor Polodna
  • Patent number: 11103629
    Abstract: Described are embodiments that include methods and devices for separating components from multi-component fluids. Embodiments may involve use of separation vessels and movement of components into and out of separation vessels through ports. Embodiments may involve the separation of plasma from whole blood. Also described are embodiments that include methods and devices for positioning portions, e.g., loops, of disposables in medical devices. Embodiments may involve use of surfaces for automatically guiding loops to position them into a predetermined position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: Terumo BCT, Inc.
    Inventors: Taylor Polodna, Brian M. Holmes
  • Publication number: 20180304002
    Abstract: Described are embodiments that include methods and devices for separating components from multi-component fluids. Embodiments may involve use of separation vessels and movement of components into and out of separation vessels through ports. Embodiments may involve the separation of plasma from whole blood. Also described are embodiments that include methods and devices for positioning portions, e.g., loops, of disposables in medical devices. Embodiments may involve use of surfaces for automatically guiding loops to position them into a predetermined position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 20, 2018
    Publication date: October 25, 2018
    Applicant: Terumo BCT, Inc.
    Inventors: Brian M. HOLMES, Thomas J. FELT, Taylor POLODNA
  • Publication number: 20180304003
    Abstract: Described are embodiments that include methods and devices for separating components from multi-component fluids. Embodiments may involve use of separation vessels and movement of components into and out of separation vessels through ports. Embodiments may involve the separation of plasma from whole blood. Also described are embodiments that include methods and devices for positioning portions, e.g., loops, of disposables in medical devices. Embodiments may involve use of surfaces for automatically guiding loops to position them into a predetermined position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 20, 2018
    Publication date: October 25, 2018
    Applicant: Terumo BCT, Inc.
    Inventors: Taylor POLODNA, Brian M. HOLMES
  • Publication number: 20180093270
    Abstract: A modular cassette and method for separating a composite fluid into at least two component parts thereof during centrifugation is provided. The modular cassette includes a fluid inlet portion, at least one fluid separation portion, at least one media chamber in fluid communication with the fluid separation portion, a fluid collection portion, at least one fluidic channel configured to form a fluid communication between at least two components of the cassette, at least one wax valve including undulating flow channel portions configured to close at least one of the fluidic channels, and at least one heating element configured to actuate the at least one wax valve.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2017
    Publication date: April 5, 2018
    Applicant: Terumo BCT, Inc.
    Inventors: James R. LADTKOW, Dennis J. Hlavinka, Thomas J. Felt, Andrew Gloor, Jesse Janzen, Taylor Polodna, Luke Edwin Ladtkow