Patents by Inventor Vinod Thourani

Vinod Thourani 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: 10499949
    Abstract: Various embodiments of the present invention provide a conduit system including an outer lumen, an inner lumen, and an attaching device. In other embodiments, a multiple access port device adapted for communication with at least one of an outer lumen, an inner lumen, or an attaching device of a conduit system is provided. In yet other embodiments, a system including an inner lumen that is collapsible is provided. Means for closing a conduit system are also provided, including a plug for insertion through an attaching device and a variable radius coiled member associated with an attaching device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignees: Emory University, Georgia Tech Research Corporation
    Inventors: Jorge H. Jimenez, Ajit P. Yoganathan, Seth West, Vinod Thourani
  • Publication number: 20170042572
    Abstract: Various embodiments of the present invention provide a conduit system including an outer lumen, an inner lumen, and an attaching device. In other embodiments, a multiple access port device adapted for communication with at least one of an outer lumen, an inner lumen, or an attaching device of a conduit system is provided. In yet other embodiments, a system including an inner lumen that is collapsible is provided. Means for closing a conduit system are also provided, including a plug for insertion through an attaching device and a variable radius coiled member associated with an attaching device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 18, 2016
    Publication date: February 16, 2017
    Inventors: Jorge H. Jimenez, Ajit P. Yoganathan, Seth West, Vinod Thourani
  • Patent number: 9320875
    Abstract: Various embodiments of the present invention provide a conduit system including an outer lumen (810), an inner lumen (805), and an attaching device (820). In other embodiments, a multiple access port device adapted for communication with at least one of an outer lumen, an inner lumen, or an attaching device of a conduit system is provided. In yet other embodiments, a system including an inner lumen that is collapsible is provided. Means for closing a conduit system are also provided, including a plug for insertion through an attaching device and a variable radius coiled member associated with an attaching device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2016
    Assignees: Emory University, Georgia Tech Research Corporation
    Inventors: Jorge Jimenez, Ajit P. Yoganathan, Seth West, Vinod Thourani
  • Publication number: 20140039375
    Abstract: Various embodiments of the present invention provide a conduit system including an outer lumen (810), an inner lumen (805), and an attaching device (820). In other embodiments, a multiple access port device adapted for communication with at least one of an outer lumen, an inner lumen, or an attaching device of a conduit system is provided. In yet other embodiments, a system including an inner lumen that is collapsible is provided. Means for closing a conduit system are also provided, including a plug for insertion through an attaching device and a variable radius coiled member associated with an attaching device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 1, 2012
    Publication date: February 6, 2014
    Applicants: GEORGIA TECH RESEARCH CORPORATION, EMORY UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Jorge H. Jimenez, Ajit P. Yoganathan, Seth West, Vinod Thourani