Patents by Inventor Timo Freitag

Timo Freitag 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: 7797042
    Abstract: The apparatus for transcutaneous stimulation or transcutaneous measurement of a parameter is a device which fits wholly within the pinna (external ear) of the vertebrate. In order to fit completely within the pinna, the housing is C-shaped and from each end of the housing is a curved section which has a spring action that holds the apparatus inside the ear. This apparatus has a compact design which allows for nerve stimulation in a particularly efficient, ergonomically favorable and easy manipulation for the patient.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2007
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2010
    Assignee: Cerbomed GmbH
    Inventors: Stefan Dietrich, Timo Freitag
  • Publication number: 20100057154
    Abstract: The invention relates to a device for transdermal stimulation of a nerve of the human body, which device comprises at least one stimulation electrode and at least one reference electrode for transdermal nerve stimulation, the at least one stimulation electrode and the at least one reference electrode being connected to a control unit and being able to be supplied with an electrical current from the latter, and the at least one stimulation electrode and the at least one reference electrode being arranged in or on a housing which is designed to be fitted on or in the human ear. The invention further relates to a method for the transdermal stimulation of a nerve of the human body in particular of a part of the vagus nerve by applying an electrical stimulus via at least one stimulation electrode and at least one reference electrode, at least one of which is placed in contact with the skin surface of the inner face of the Tragus of the human ear.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2009
    Publication date: March 4, 2010
    Applicant: CERBOMED GMBH
    Inventors: Stefan DIETRICH, Timo FREITAG
  • Publication number: 20080249594
    Abstract: The invention relates to an apparatus for transcutaneous application of a stimulus or for transcutaneous measurement of a parameter on or from the skin surface of a vertebrate, in particular a human. The invention provides, in order to make the nerve stimulation in particular efficient, ergonomically favourable and easily manipulable for the patient, that the apparatus is designed so that it can be accommodated completely in the pinna (external ear) of the vertebrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 18, 2007
    Publication date: October 9, 2008
    Applicant: CERBOMED GMBH
    Inventors: Stefan Dietrich, Timo Freitag
  • Publication number: 20080051852
    Abstract: The invention relates to a device for transdermal stimulation of a nerve of the human body, which device comprises at least one stimulation electrode and at least one reference electrode for transdermal nerve stimulation, the at least one stimulation electrode and the at least one reference electrode being connected to a control unit and being able to be supplied with an electrical current from the latter, and the at least one stimulation electrode and the at least one reference electrode being arranged in or on a housing which is designed to be fitted on or in the human ear. The invention further relates to a method for the transdermal stimulation of a nerve of the human body in particular of a part of the vagus nerve by applying an electrical stimulus via at least one stimulation electrode and at least one reference electrode, at least one of which is placed in contact with the skin surface of the inner face of the Tragus of the human ear.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2007
    Publication date: February 28, 2008
    Applicant: cerboMed GmbH
    Inventors: Stefan DIETRICH, Timo FREITAG