John A Macoviak, James J Leary, Wilfred J Samson: Perfusion filter catheter. Cardeon Corporation, Fulwilder Patton Lee & Utecht, March 26, 2002: US06361545 (442 worldwide citation)

A perfusion filter catheter is used to capture potential emboli within the aorta during heart surgery and cardiopulmonary bypass. An expandable embolic filter assembly having fine filter mesh for capturing macroemboli and microemboli is mounted on a catheter shaft having a perfusion lumen with perfu ...

Michael D Laufer, Brian E Farley: Method and apparatus for treating esophageal varices. Vnus Medical Technologies, Fulwilder Patton Lee & Utecht, March 7, 2000: US06033397 (273 worldwide citation)

A catheter delivers an electrode within a vein for a minimally invasive treatment of esophageal varices using RF energy. The catheter is introduced into and positioned within the section of the vein to be treated. The electrode radiates high frequency energy towards the vein, and the surrounding ven ...

Gary Weller, Craig Gerbi, James Gannoe, Mark E Deem, Douglas S Sutton, Hanson S Gifford III, Bernard H Andreas, Ronald G French: Overtube apparatus for insertion into a body. Satiety, Fulwilder Patton, August 1, 2006: US07083629 (205 worldwide citation)

An overtube apparatus for insertion into a body is described herein. The assembly includes an overtube having a lumen defined throughout. The distal end of the overtube member has two or more windows in apposition configured to draw in tissue via a vacuum. A drive tube, which also defines a lumen, i ...

Haishan Zeng, Harvey Lui, Calum MacAulay, Branko Palcic, David I McLean: Apparatus and methods relating to optical systems for diagnosis of skin diseases. Derma Technologies, Fulwilder Patton Lee & Utecht, May 30, 2000: US06069689 (137 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for diagnosis of a skin disease site using spectral analysis includes a light source for generating light to illuminate the disease site and a probe unit optically connected to the light source for exposing the disease site to light to generate fluorescence and reflectance light. The probe ...

Alec A Piplani, Dinah B Quiachon, Wesley D Sterman: Method for deploying an endovascular graft having a bifurcation. Endovascular Technologies, Fulwilder Patton Lee & Utecht, April 10, 2001: US06214038 (91 worldwide citation)

Graft having a bifurcation for repairing an aneurysm in the vicinity of an aortic bifurcation in a patient comprising a main tubular body and first and second tubular legs joined to said main body in a bifurcation. The main body and the legs are formed of a flexible surgically implantable material. ...

Mike Farmer: Air freshening device for automobiles. Fulwilder Patton Lee & Utecht, July 24, 2001: US06264887 (54 worldwide citation)

A device for allowing either perfumed materials or deodorizing materials to the surrounding air of a vehicle, includes a clip device adapted to be connected to an air vent fin. The device is adapted to be inserted into the vent where it will be less intrusive into space outside the vent.

Mark C Carter: Collapsible shelter with flexible, collapsible canopy. Mark C Carter, Fulwilder Patton Lee & Utecht, May 27, 1997: US05632293 (52 worldwide citation)

The collapsible shelter includes a truss and canopy framework that permits a flexible, collapsible canopy to be moved between a raised position and a lowered position. The collapsible shelter includes at least three legs supporting flexible poles removably mounted to the tops of the legs and forming ...

Young M Kim: System for, and method of, providing frequency hopping. The Titan Corporation, Fulwilder Patton, Ellsworth R Roston, May 23, 2006: US07050479 (17 worldwide citation)

Successive packets of signals representing data are transmitted at progressive (hopping) frequencies from a controlled (e.g. transmitting) station to a controlling (e.g. receiving) station which processes the signals to recover the data. The frequencies of the signals are selected at the controlling ...

James S Mashburn, Jerry P Mashburn: Ported bayonet coupling. Fulwilder Patton Lee & Utecht, July 19, 1994: US05330154 (16 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for the mechanical and orificial coupling of a conventional liquid gas fuel supply container and/or supply outlet fixture to a control valve and/or similar secondary fuel outlet port. The coupling apparatus comprises a shaft modifying the inlet of a conventional control valve, which pro ...

William M Barton Jr, Peter C DeAngelis, Paul Eichen: System for, and method of, selectively providing the operation of toy vehicles. Rokenbok Toy Company, Ellsworth R Fulwilder Patton Lee & Utecht Roston, March 30, 1999: US05888135 (13 worldwide citation)

A key in a vehicle socket closes contacts to reset a vehicle microcontroller to a neutral state. Ribs disposed in a particular pattern in the key operate switches in a particular pattern in the vehicle to provide an address for the vehicle with the vehicle inactive but powered. When the vehicle rece ...