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David P Winter: Spring piloted safety valve with jet venturi bias. Nellcor Puritan Bennett Incorporated, James W Paul Esq, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, December 19, 2000: US06161539 (116 worldwide citation)

The lung ventilator safety valve includes a valve housing, an armature connected to the valve housing, a shaft mounted at one end to the armature and having a poppet valve seal on the other end for sealing the vent in a valve closed position and for allowing a relief flow in a valve open position. A ...


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Mark C Carter: Erectable canopy with reinforced roof structure. United California Bank, James W Paul Esq, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, October 29, 2002: US06470902 (33 worldwide citation)

The quickly erectable canopy shelters include a plurality of legs connected together by an extendible perimeter assembly of link members. The roof structure is formed by a pole members pivotally mounted to the upper ends of the legs so as to extend across the shelter, and movable between a lowered p ...


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Mark C Carter: Erectable shelter with gable roof. James W Paul Esq, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, August 27, 2002: US06439251 (21 worldwide citation)

The collapsible shelter has a canopy that can be raised above the upper level of the leg assembly in an extended configuration. A perimeter truss linkage assembly connected to the leg assembly, and two or more central truss pairs of link members are provided, with each of the central truss pairs con ...


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David A Ferrera: Composite guidewire. Micrus Corporation, James W Paul Esq, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, August 13, 2002: US06432066 (20 worldwide citation)

The composite guidewire includes an elongated, flexible core formed from a nickel titanium alloy, with a distal tapered portion, a reinforcement tube disposed over the proximal region of the core, a primary coil disposed over the tapered distal region of the core, and a coating of a heat shrinkable ...


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Lorant Nagyszalanczy, Kurt H Wieland, Dan Lemay, Norman E Spicer, Jack Sternlieb: Centrifugal blood pump apparatus. James W Paul Esq, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, September 3, 2002: US06443983 (10 worldwide citation)

A centrifugal impeller-type pump for transporting blood has a new and improved design in the impeller, to allow for the elimination of stagnant flow areas, and a geometrical design that minimizes damage to the blood components. A system for controlling and stabilizing the speed of centrifugal-type p ...


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Harry W Buehrle II, Raymond C Clark, Jarrid Gross, Ron Long, Lance E Nist: Internal combustion valve operating mechanism. James W Paul Esq, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, January 16, 2001: US06173684 (9 worldwide citation)

The reciprocating valve actuation and control system includes a poppet valve moveable between a first and second position; a source of pressurized hydraulic fluid; a hydraulic actuator including an actuator piston coupled to the poppet valve and reciprocating between a first and second position resp ...


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Thomas K McDonald, Gary R Hannah, Randy G Stratman, Gregory R Jones: Quick-donning full face oxygen mask with inflatable harness and soft foldable lens. BE Intellectual Property, James W Paul Esq, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, September 3, 2002: US06443155 (8 worldwide citation)

A mask and harness system for use in providing breathing oxygen and protection from pollutants for the eyes and respiratory system as might be encountered in high altitude aviation environments. In one preferred embodiment, the mask system has a face seal, a soft flexible lens, a pneumatically-actua ...