Patents by Inventor Ulrich W. Suter

Ulrich W. Suter 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: 6316057
    Abstract: Metal surfaces, metal-oxide surfaces, metal-salt surfaces, silicon-comprising surfaces and/or high-molecular-weight aquoxide-comprising organic surfaces are coated. The coating is carried out with a reagent having a reactive group chosen from Si—H, Sn—H, and Ge—H. The reagent is applied in liquid, pasty, or solid form to the surface that is to be coated. Furthermore, the coating reaction requires the presence of an activator. A platinum metal in form of a compound or in metallic form is used as activator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 1999
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2001
    Assignee: Global Surface Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Martina Hirayama, Walter R. Caseri, Ulrich W. Suter
  • Patent number: 5665831
    Abstract: The biocompatible multi-block copolymer is obtainable by linear polycondensation of at least two .alpha.,.omega.-dihydroxypolyesters acid and/or .alpha.,.omega.-dihydroxypolyethers with a diisocyanate, diacid halide or phosgene. The block copolymer is preferably degradable in the human or animal body. The block copolymer is suitable for the production of medical implants and surgical aids.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 1995
    Date of Patent: September 9, 1997
    Assignees: Peter Neuenschwander, Georg K. Uhlschmid, Ulrich W. Suter
    Inventors: Peter Neuenschwander, Georg K. Uhlschmid, Ulrich W. Suter, Gianluca Ciardelli, Thomas Hirt, Olivier Keiser, Kazushige Kojima, Andreas Lendlein, Sandro Matter
  • Patent number: 5319059
    Abstract: A material of polyurethane with covalently linked X-ray contrast material, where the polyurethane is biocompatible, stable or also biodegradable in an appropriate environment, as well as X-ray contrasting.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 1992
    Date of Patent: June 7, 1994
    Assignee: Juliane Jeck
    Inventors: Peter Neuenschwander, Falah Redha, Ulrich W. Suter, Georg Uhlschmid