Patents by Inventor Tommy Cushing

Tommy Cushing 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: 20190175905
    Abstract: Implementations described and claimed herein provide thin film devices and methods of manufacturing and implanting the same. In one implementation, a shaped insulator is formed having an inner surface, an outer surface, and a profile shaped according to a selected dielectric use. A layer of conductive traces is fabricated on the inner surface of the shaped insulator using biocompatible metallization. An insulating layer is applied over the layer of conductive traces. An electrode array and a connection array are fabricated on the outer surface of the shaped insulator and/or the insulating layer, and the electrode array and the connection array are in electrical communication with the layer of conductive traces to form a flexible circuit. The implantable thin film device is formed from the flexible circuit according to the selected dialectic use.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 18, 2019
    Publication date: June 13, 2019
    Inventors: John R. Gonzalez, Jeffrey Urbanski, Tommy Cushing
  • Patent number: 10207103
    Abstract: Implementations described and claimed herein provide thin film devices and methods of manufacturing and implanting the same. In one implementation, a shaped insulator is formed having an inner surface, an outer surface, and a profile shaped according to a selected dielectric use. A layer of conductive traces is fabricated on the inner surface of the shaped insulator using biocompatible metallization. An insulating layer is applied over the layer of conductive traces. An electrode array and a connection array are fabricated on the outer surface of the shaped insulator and/or the insulating layer, and the electrode array and the connection array are in electrical communication with the layer of conductive traces to form a flexible circuit. The implantable thin film device is formed from the flexible circuit according to the selected dialectic use.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: PACESETTER, INC.
    Inventors: John R. Gonzalez, Jeffrey Urbanski, Tommy Cushing
  • Publication number: 20180008821
    Abstract: Implementations described and claimed herein provide thin film devices and methods of manufacturing and implanting the same. In one implementation, a shaped insulator is formed having an inner surface, an outer surface, and a profile shaped according to a selected dielectric use. A layer of conductive traces is fabricated on the inner surface of the shaped insulator using biocompatible metallization. An insulating layer is applied over the layer of conductive traces. An electrode array and a connection array are fabricated on the outer surface of the shaped insulator and/or the insulating layer, and the electrode array and the connection array are in electrical communication with the layer of conductive traces to form a flexible circuit. The implantable thin film device is formed from the flexible circuit according to the selected dialectic use.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2016
    Publication date: January 11, 2018
    Inventors: John R. Gonzalez, Jeffrey Urbanski, Tommy Cushing
  • Patent number: 8494652
    Abstract: There is disclosed various embodiments of an implantable anchor for permanently anchoring a medical lead or catheter. For instance, there is disclosed an implantable anchor including a body having a longitudinal lumen defined therein, wherein the longitudinal lumen is sized to accept a portion of the medical lead or catheter, a bending mechanism coupled to the body for bending the lead to a predetermined angle within the body, and a retaining mechanism for maintaining the predetermined angle of the bent lead within the body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2013
    Assignee: Advanced Neuromodulation Systems, Inc.
    Inventors: Kurt Cantlon, Tommy Cushing, John K. Henderson, Paul Burns
  • Patent number: 8301268
    Abstract: There is disclosed various embodiments of an implantable anchor for anchoring a medical lead within a patient. The implantable anchor includes a body having at least one lumen for receiving a medical lead, a cam integrated with the body and rotatable to extend into the lumen for engaging, compressing and twisting the medical lead to inhibit the movement of the lead with respect to the anchor. The body of the anchor may include at least one slot, sized and positioned to receive a portion of the lead to further facilitate the inhibition of the movement of the lead. The cam may include a handle for facilitating the rotation and locking of the cam.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2012
    Assignee: Advanced Neuromodulation Systems, Inc.
    Inventors: Robert E. Jones, Tommy Cushing
  • Publication number: 20120035692
    Abstract: There is disclosed various embodiments of an implantable anchor for permanently anchoring a medical lead or catheter. For instance, there is disclosed an implantable anchor including a body having a longitudinal lumen defined therein, wherein the longitudinal lumen is sized to accept a portion of the medical lead or catheter, a bending mechanism coupled to the body for bending the lead to a predetermined angle within the body, and a retaining mechanism for maintaining the predetermined angle of the bent lead within the body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 8, 2011
    Publication date: February 9, 2012
    Inventors: Kurt Cantlon, Tommy Cushing, John K. Henderson, Paul Burns
  • Publication number: 20090163878
    Abstract: An infusion set for subcutaneous delivery of an infusant. The infusion set may include a base removably attachable to an infusion site and a connector temporarily lockable to the base. The connector can engage the base in a plurality of orientations. The connector locks into the base after at least partial rotation of the connector about the base. The connector may include flexible arms which unlock the connector from the base. The base includes a cannula for insertion through the infusion site. The connector includes a tubing for passing the infusant. The infusant is subcutaneously passable from the tubing through the cannula when the connector is attached to the base. The infusion set may also include a hub removably attachable to the base that includes a needle that extends through the base and the cannula and a guard removably attachable to the base opposite the hub for surrounding the needle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 27, 2009
    Publication date: June 25, 2009
    Inventors: Sheldon B. Moberg, Mark D. Holt, Albert D. Candioty, Milad T. Grigis, Julian D. Kavazov, Philip J. Hudak, Frederick C. Houghton, Sean M. Collins, Lance E. Shetler, Jason Adams, Clint Taylor, Brian Highley, Kraig P. Kooiman, Tommy Cushing
  • Patent number: 7494481
    Abstract: An infusion set for subcutaneous delivery of an infusant. The infusion set may include a base removably attachable to an infusion site and a connector temporarily lockable to the base. The connector can engage the base in a plurality of orientations. The connector locks into the base after at least partial rotation of the connector about the base. The connector may include flexible arms which unlock the connector from the base. The base includes a cannula for insertion through the infusion site. The connector includes a tubing for passing the infusant. The infusant is subcutaneously passable from the tubing through the cannula when the connector is attached to the base. The infusion set may also include a hub removably attachable to the base that includes a needle that extends through the base and the cannula and a guard removably attachable to the base opposite the hub for surrounding the needle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2004
    Date of Patent: February 24, 2009
    Assignee: Medtronic Minimed, Inc.
    Inventors: Sheldon B. Moberg, Mark D. Holt, Albert D. Candioty, Milad T. Girgis, Julian D. Kavazov, Philip J. Hudak, Frederick C. Houghton, Sean M. Collins, Lance E. Shelter, Jason Adams, Clint Taylor, Brian Highley, Kraig P. Kooiman, Tommy Cushing
  • Publication number: 20060129090
    Abstract: An infusion set for subcutaneous delivery of an infusant. The infusion set may include a base removably attachable to an infusion site and a connector temporarily lockable to the base. The connector can engage the base in a plurality of orientations. The connector locks into the base after at least partial rotation of the connector about the base. The connector may include flexible arms which unlock the connector from the base. The base includes a cannula for insertion through the infusion site. The connector includes a tubing for passing the infusant. The infusant is subcutaneously passable from the tubing through the cannula when the connector is attached to the base. The infusion set may also include a hub removably attachable to the base that includes a needle that extends through the base and the cannula and a guard removably attachable to the base opposite the hub for surrounding the needle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2004
    Publication date: June 15, 2006
    Inventors: Sheldon Moberg, Mark Holt, Albert Candioty, Milad Girgis, Julian Kavazov, Philip Hudak, Frederick Houghton, Sean Collins, Lance Shetler, Jason Adams, Clint Taylor, Brian Highley, Kraig Kooiman, Tommy Cushing
  • Publication number: 20060081258
    Abstract: Disclosed is a drug-delivery cassette for use with a drug delivery device. The cassette includes a main board and a luer site base portion connected to the main board for positioning a luer on the main board. A drip chamber is included on the main board to collect any drug that exits the luer when the luer is attached to the luer site portion. A deflectable sensor beam is positioned to detect the presence or absence of a luer in the luer site base portion. The drug-delivery cassette further includes a drug vial spike attachable to and detachable from the cassette main board that is connected to the luer by way of a drug delivery tube.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 21, 2005
    Publication date: April 20, 2006
    Inventors: Anil Nalagatla, Charles Burford, Tommy Cushing, William Donofrio, Richard Flaker, Ross Krogh, Lee Kulle, Louis Sabo
  • Publication number: 20060042634
    Abstract: Disclosed is a device for coupling a respiratory cannula with a medical effector system. The coupling device consists of a plate with several ports for receiving respired gases from the respiratory cannula and for delivering oxygen or air to the respiratory cannula. The coupling device may directly or indirectly deliver the respired gases to a capnometry device located in the medical effector system. Also included is a port for delivering an audio signal from the medical effector system to an audio earpiece disposed proximate the ear of a patient.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 21, 2005
    Publication date: March 2, 2006
    Inventors: Anil Nalagatla, Mark Burdorff, Tommy Cushing, William Donofrio, Curt Eyster, Lee Kulle, Louis Sabo, Paul Bruggeman, James Martin, Johnson McRorie, Jason Derouen
  • Publication number: 20060042636
    Abstract: Disclosed is a respiratory cannula assembly to deliver and receive gases from a patient. The cannula assembly contains two oral prongs for delivering and receiving gases from the patient as well as at least one gas delivery nasal prong and at least one gas receiving nasal prong. The gas receiving nasal prong extends further into the patients nostril than the gas delivery nasal prong. The cannula assembly further contains a connector that aids in coupling to a medical device, the connector including independent oral and nasal moisture traps that remove moisture from exhaled patient gases.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 21, 2005
    Publication date: March 2, 2006
    Inventors: Anil Nalagatla, Gregory Bishop, Tommy Cushing, Richard Flaker, David Keilholz, Lee Kulle, Louis Sabo
  • Patent number: D638130
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2011
    Assignee: Advanced Neuromodulation Systems, Inc.
    Inventors: John H. Erickson, Jazzmyne Buckels, Claudio A. Feler, Tommy Cushing, Stephen L. Goldman
  • Patent number: D638131
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2011
    Assignee: Advanced Neuromedulation Systems, Inc.
    Inventors: Jazzmyne Buckels, Tommy Cushing, Stephen L. Goldman, Claudio A. Feler
  • Patent number: D691274
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2013
    Assignee: Advanced Neuromodulations Systems, Inc.
    Inventors: Jazzmyne Buckels, Tommy Cushing