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Longzhi Jiang
Longzhi Jiang, John Scaturro Jr, Clifford Ginfrida Jr: Apparatus for supporting and method for forming a support for a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) magnet. General Electric Company, Dean Small, The Small Patent Law Group, April 12, 2011: US07924010 (1 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for supporting a magnetic resonance imaging magnet are provided. The apparatus includes a magnet coil support structure having a main former body with a plurality of channels and an end flange at each end of the main former body. The end flanges are reinforced with a strength ...


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Paritosh Jayant Dhawale, Mark Alan Jackson, Hernan Rodrigo Lara, Michael Brussermann, Ulrich Ketzscher: Systems, methods and apparatus for preparation, delivery and monitoring of radioisotopes in positron emission tomography. General Electric Company, Dean Small, Small Patent Law Group, June 8, 2010: US07734331 (51 worldwide citation)

In one aspect, systems, methods and apparatus are provided through which a dispensing station dispenses a large quantity of a radiotracer to one or more positron emission tomography imaging stations. In some aspects a quality control unit verifies the quality of the radiotracer. In some embodiments, ...


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Douglas A Albrecht: Disposable brew basket for electric coffee maker. Courtesy Products, Dean Small, Small Patent Law Group, August 10, 2010: US07770512 (37 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for use in a beverage brewing machine includes a filter pack containing an amount of grinds to brew approximately only a single serving of brewed beverage, a single serving disposable brew basket including a body defining a brewing reservoir. The body is formed with a disposable rigid c ...


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Craig Michael Parkulo, Julie Marshall: Graphical user interface for emergency apparatus and method for operating same. Scott Technologies, Wyatt Pratt, Dean Small, Small Patent Law Group, January 26, 2010: US07652571 (28 worldwide citation)

A communications system for emergency services personnel can include portable devices to be carried by emergency services personnel while at an emergency site. The portable devices each may have at least a first transceiver configured to communicate over a first network and the portable devices are ...


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Serge Gerard Calisti, Frederic Lanteri, Lowell Smith, Charles Baumgartner, Jean Francois Gelly: Method for forming a matching layer structure of an acoustic stack. General Electric Company, Dean Small, The Small Patent Law Group, March 15, 2011: US07905007 (27 worldwide citation)

An acoustical stack for an ultrasound probe comprises a piezoelectric layer having top and bottom sides and a plurality of matching layer sections forming a matching layer structure. Each of the matching layer sections comprises a spring layer comprising a first material and a mass layer comprising ...


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Brenda Donaldson, Israel Raz, Sachin Vadodaria: Method and system for mapping physiology information onto ultrasound-based anatomic structure. The General Electric Company, Dean Small, The Small Patent Law Group, June 22, 2010: US07740584 (23 worldwide citation)

A physiology system is provided that includes an ultrasound beamformer that is configured to receive signals from an ultrasound probe that is located proximate the region of interest. The system includes an ultrasound processor module for generating an ultrasound image, based on the ultrasound data, ...


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John V Skinner, Gopal B Avinash, Patricia Le Nezet, Sandeep Dutta, Saad Ahmed Sirohey, Deann Marie Haas: Method and system for adjusting 3D CT vessel segmentation. General Electric Company, Dean Small, The Small Patent Law Group, May 10, 2011: US07940974 (23 worldwide citation)

Method and system for processing an object within a diagnostic image comprises segmenting a three dimensional (3D) object within a diagnostic image. A contour of the object is fitted with a 3D mesh comprising splines in at least first and second directions. The splines provide a plurality of editabl ...


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Jason Stuart Katcha, Gregory Martin Dunlap, Kai Chi Chan: Contactless power and data transmission apparatus. General Electric Company, Dean Small, Small Patent Law Group, May 18, 2010: US07717619 (21 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for an imaging system are provided. The imaging system includes a gantry having a stationary member coupled to a rotating member. The rotating member has an opened area proximate an axis about which the rotating member rotates. An x-ray source provided on the rotating member. A ...


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William Mark Jensen, Heath A Doty: Compact solar light assembly. Jensen Group, The Small Patent Law Group, Dean Small, January 14, 2014: US08628211 (16 worldwide citation)

A lighting assembly is provided including a support member configured to engage an object that is to be illuminated. A solar cell is rotatably joined to the support member. A lighting member is powered by the solar cell. The lighting member is rotatably joined to the support member to position a lig ...