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Mitch Babkes, Alan B Ranford, Kurt E Yaeger: Sputum trap manifold with nested caps. Sherwood Services, Mark S Leonardo Esq, Peter B Sorell Esq, Brown Rudnick Freed & Gesmer PC, December 4, 2001: US06325785 (127 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a sputum trap for an aspiration and respiratory support system which includes a manifold attachable to a specimen collection vial that is interposed between, and attached to, a suction control device and suction catheter device. The sputum trap allows for the collect ...


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F Mark Ferguson, Charles V Owen, David L Thorne, Craig N Thorne, Mark Nelson, Gale H Thorne Jr: Safety shield for medical needles. Specialized Health Products, Paul S Evans, Mark S Leonardo, Peter B Sorell, July 22, 2003: US06595955 (125 worldwide citation)

Medical needle shield apparatus for covering a needle after use. The medical needle shield apparatus is for use with a needle having proximal and distal ends, wherein the shield is slidably movable along the needle from a proximal position where the distal end of the needle is exposed, to a distal p ...


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David L Thorne: Passively activated safety shield for a catheter insertion needle. Specialized Health Products, Paul S Evans, Mark S Leonardo, Peter B Sorell, December 6, 2005: US06972002 (104 worldwide citation)

A passively activated shielding device for a catheter insertion needle. Disclosure of shielding devices according to the instant invention is provided in four embodiments. Unreleasible locking apparatus is the major differentiator in three of the devices. An accordionated or folded needle shield whi ...


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Patricia G Schneider, Robert M Schneider: Emergency medical dispensing card. Mark S Leonardo, Peter B Sorell, Brown Rudnick Berlack Israele, October 26, 2004: US06808514 (83 worldwide citation)

A therapeutic dispenser is provided that includes a housing and a carriage movably supported by the housing and including an engagement surface at a distal end thereof. A plunger is supported by the carriage and engageable with the housing to dispense a first therapeutic through the engagement surfa ...


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David L Thorne: Medical needle safety apparatus and methods. Tyco Healthcare Group, Mark S Leonardo, Peter B Sorell, Brown Rudnick Berlack Israels, July 15, 2003: US06592556 (73 worldwide citation)

A safety shield for a medical needle device which is affixed to the medical needle device to thereby selectively provide protection for an associated medical needle with a sharpened distal tip. The safety shield may be so affixed with little or no changes in design to the medical needle device, and, ...


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F Mark Ferguson, Richard L Fiser, James R Curtis, Charles V Owen, David L Thorne, Mark A Nelson, Roy L Barrus, Gale H Thorne Jr, Eugene E Weilbacher, Michael Thorne, Steven Brown, Donald Solomon: Seldinger safety shield for medical needles. Tyco Healthcare Group, Mark S Leonardo, Peter B Sorell, Brown Rudnick Berlack Israels, September 27, 2005: US06949086 (55 worldwide citation)

Medical needle shield apparatus for covering a needle after use. In embodiments of this invention a shield with two or more segments hingedly connected to each other is movable from a retracted position where the needle is exposed, to an extended position where the shield extends beyond the end of t ...


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Douglas S Ellis, Aleksey Zats, Thomas G Barlics, Henry H Nyman: Panel stiffeners for blow-molded plastic containers. Paradigm Packaging, Peter B Sorell, Mark S Leonardo, Brown Rudnick Berlack Israels, December 24, 2002: US06497333 (47 worldwide citation)

A container is provided which includes a top portion having an opening and a side wall extending from the top portion to an end portion of the side wall. A bottom portion is connected with the end portion of the side wall such that the top portion, the side wall and the bottom portion define an inte ...


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F Mark Ferguson, Mark Nelson, David L Thorne, Gale Thorne Jr: Reaccessible medical needle safety devices and methods. Tyco Healthcare Group, Mark S Leonardo, Peter B Sorell, Brown Rudnick Berlack Israels, September 28, 2004: US06796968 (31 worldwide citation)

A retractable and extendable medical needle protective shield which provides opportunity for accessing and reaccessing a medical needle and associated sharpened needle tip and recovering the needle and tip for safety between accesses. The shield includes a needle guide which assures the needle tip i ...


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William R Fiehler: Method for dispensing separator gel in a blood collection tube. Sherwood Services, Mark S Leonardo, Peter B Sorell, Brown Rudnick Freed & Gesmer, May 29, 2001: US06238578 (22 worldwide citation)

A method of dispensing gel for separation of the serum and coagulum portions of a blood sample in a blood collection tube is disclosed. The present invention of dispensing the gel preferably comprises utilizing a gel dispensing apparatus with a nozzle head having a plurality of openings. The gel dis ...


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Bradley M Stewart, Eugene E Weilbacher: Shielded dental safety needle. Sherwood Services, Mark S Leonardo, Peter B Sorell, Brown Rudnick Berlack Israels, November 26, 2002: US06485469 (21 worldwide citation)

A needle cannula apparatus is provided which includes a needle hub that is mountable to an instrument and has a cantilevered portion extending therefrom. The cantilevered portion has a button member and a hub stop disposed at a distal end thereof. The needle hub defines at least one tab slot having ...