Anthony P Celona: Proportional payout method for progressive linked gaming machines. Trump Taj Mahal Associates, Vorys Sater Seymour & Pease, October 15, 1996: US05564700 (796 worldwide citation)

A payout method for a group of linked gaming machines that provide a progressive jackpot pays a proportion of the jackpot to eligible players at each linked machine. Data from each of a group of linked slot machines is sent to a central controller which determines the value of the progressive jackpo ...

Alan Broadwin, Charles Vassallo, Joseph N Logan, Robert W Hornlein: Method and apparatus for providing enhanced tissue fragmentation and/or hemostasis. Cavitron, Vorys Sater Seymour & Pease, June 5, 1990: US04931047 (721 worldwide citation)

An apparatus having a vibratable tip for ultrasonically disintegrating tissue in a surgical procedure and for aspirating the disintegrated tissue and fluids away from the surgical site through an opening in the tip. A connection to an electrosurgical unit provides for delivery of RF cutting current, ...

Tom P Coker: Fastener, particularly suited for orthopedic use. Vorys Sater Seymour & Pease, March 31, 1987: US04653486 (307 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for fastening one element to another, particularly adapted for orthopedic use, wherein the fastener is structurally adapted to be driven into a member somewhat like a nail and to be secured therein by rotating the fastener through a predetermined angular displacement to secure ...

Robert W Hornlein, Joseph N Logan, Alan Broadwin, Vaclav O Podany: Ultrasonic surgical system with aspiration tubulation connector. Valleylab, Vorys Sater Seymour & Pease, January 29, 1991: US04988334 (212 worldwide citation)

An ultrasonic surgical aspirator having an improved irrigation/aspiration manifold and components to facilitate quick connections of the irrigation and aspiration lines to a handpiece. In combination with a handle assembly having an ultrasonic vibrator for vibrating an ultrasonic tip and a nosecone, ...

Alec D Keith, Wallace C Snipes: Buccal drug dosage form. Zetachron, Vorys Sater Seymour & Pease, August 16, 1988: US04764378 (206 worldwide citation)

Buccal dosage forms for transmucosal administration of drugs comprise a pharmaceutical compound dispersed in an erodible matrix comprising

Maurice M Imonti: Intraocular surgical instrument. CooperVision, Vorys Sater Seymour & Pease, June 23, 1987: US04674502 (157 worldwide citation)

An intraocular surgical instrument includes an elongated inner tube that is axially movably connected at a first end to a handpiece, and comprises a cutting edge at a distal end. An elongated outer tube is disposed coaxially with the inner tube, is connected at a first end to the handpiece, and incl ...

David G Wuchinich: Surgical pre-aspirator. Cooper LaserSonics, Vorys Sater Seymour & Pease, January 15, 1985: US04493694 (149 worldwide citation)

In a apparatus for aspirating material into an opening into a passage and along the passage, the apparatus has at least one additional opening or orifice for admitting (pre-aspirating) a fluid into the passage. The fluid facilitates aspirating the material along the passage and thus is preferably ad ...

Dennis L Steppe, Larry L Hood, Gary D Boggs: Cassette for surgical irrigation and aspiration and sterile package therefor. CooperVision, Vorys Sater Seymour & Pease, December 15, 1987: US04713051 (138 worldwide citation)

A cassette is structurally adapted to receive at least a portion of an irrigation manifold and an aspiration manifold, so that when the cassette is firmly secured to a cassette mechanism on an emulsifier/aspirator unit: (1) the flow to irrigation solution through the irrigation manifold is regulated ...

Craig L Duffey, Charles A Estadt, Roger J Gerdeman: Method and apparatus for automatically filling and sterilizing containers. Liqui Box B Bar B Corporation, Vorys Sater Seymour & Pease, July 14, 1992: US05129212 (131 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus are disclosed for automatically filling and sterilizing capped and spouted flexible fluid containers. Included is a mechanism for advancing at least an individual empty container toward a filling station; a sterilizing device for sterilizing at least a portion of each spout in ...

David G Wuchinich: Vorys Sater Seymour & Pease, January 10, 1984: US04425115 (111 worldwide citation)

An ultrasonic resonant vibrator has a connecting portion connecting an ultrasonic vibration transducer to a tool which thereby ultrasonically vibrates at one end for fragmenting contacted tissue. The connecting portion is bifurcated by a slot, and a mount for mounting the vibrator in the handpiece i ...