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Edwin L Adair: Sterilizable endoscope with separable auxiliary assembly. Fields & Johnson P C, May 20, 1997: US05630782 (400 worldwide citation)

An endoscope with separable auxiliary assembly is provided that includes a cylindrical shaped endoscope that is insertable within a sterile end cap with attached sterile drape, the drape being extendable over the length of the endoscope and its trailing cables thus isolating the endoscope and its tr ...


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Edwin L Adair: Sterilizable endoscope with separable disposable tube assembly. Fields & Johnson P C, July 1, 1997: US05643175 (145 worldwide citation)

An endoscope has a sterilizable, elongated, optical capsule section and a separable, disposable, sterile channel section. The capsule has a window at a distal end in front of an image sensor. Image transmitting electronic cables, connected to the image sensor, extend proximally from the capsule. Lig ...


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Edwin L Adair: Endoscope with reusable core and disposable sheath with passageways. Fields & Johnson P C, January 6, 1998: US05704892 (143 worldwide citation)

An improved endoscope has been provided which includes an elongated cylindrical shell housing with a transparent window at the distal end thereof. A removable core has an objective endoscope lens or optics at the distal end thereof and an image sensor mounted within the distal end of the core. A tra ...


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Maxwell Hsu: Air cleaner with separate ozone and ionizer outputs and method of purifying air. Airlux Electrical, Fields & Johnson P C, August 12, 1997: US05656063 (84 worldwide citation)

An air cleaner with separate ozone gas and ionized air outputs, and method of purifying air is provided. The air cleaner includes an exterior housing which houses an ozone generator component and a ionized air generator component. In operation, air is drawn through the air cleaner by means of a blow ...


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Edwin L Adair: Sterile surgical coupler and drape. Fields & Johnson P C, January 7, 1997: US05591119 (52 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method is provided for enclosing a non-sterile video camera, its trailing cables, and a standard optical connector such as a "C" mount for use of the camera in the sterile environment of an operating room. The apparatus includes a coupler having a first end for attachment to the uns ...


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Joseph P Markham: Pet toy product with activatable scent and method. Bounce, Fields & Johnson P C, June 24, 1997: US05640931 (38 worldwide citation)

A pet toy product with activatable scent is provided which includes sheet-like material that has applied to it a scent producing element. The scent is activatable and controllable in terms of intensity and duration. The sheet material may be formed into a desired shape, and a desired image may be ap ...


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Edwin L Adair: Method of making a miniaturized electronic imaging chip from a standard imaging chip. Fields & Johnson P C, May 27, 1997: US05633203 (33 worldwide citation)

A miniaturized electronic imaging chip has stratified layers wherein a base silicon layer has a peripheral edge defining an area and a thickness which allows passage therethrough of most UV, visible and IR light. A pixel layer is formed on the back side of this first silicon layer. At least one inte ...


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Joseph P Markham: Animal toy with floatation device. Bounce, Fields & Johnson P C, May 18, 1999: US05904118 (32 worldwide citation)

A floatable pet toy including a hollow deformable body with a buoyant material, such as a closed cell foam, inside of the body. The buoyant material increases the pet toy's buoyancy and resistance to deformation for durability. A rope may be attached to the body. In a second embodiment, the body may ...


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Gerald D Lilja, Frank Fowler, Robert F Hatch: Jet aircraft engine transport apparatus. Stanley Aviation Corporation, Fields & Johnson P C, October 6, 1998: US05816367 (28 worldwide citation)

A jet aircraft engine transport apparatus is disclosed which utilizes three major subcomponents. The first subcomponent is a shipping stand which enables a jet aircraft engine to be configured for transport in either a truck transport mode or air transport mode. The second subcomponent is a fan doll ...


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Todd A Eyster, Albert B Olsen: Fluid conduit coupling. Stanley Aviation Corporation, Fields & Johnson P C, April 15, 1997: US05620210 (27 worldwide citation)

A coupling assembly for connecting adjacent ends of conduits, primarily used for aircraft fuel, water and oxygen lines having redundant locking features is provided. This coupling can be manipulated with one hand and includes laterally spaced locking tines which engage a mating channel for locking t ...