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Ronald J Lebel, Varaz Shahmirian, Timothy J Starkweather, Daniel H Villegas, David Y Choy, Philip T Weiss, Colin A Chong, Peter C Lord, Wayne A Morgan, Paul M Meadows: Ambulatory medical apparatus with hand held communication device. Medtronic Minimed, Foley & Lardner, May 25, 2004: US06740075 (813 worldwide citation)

A communication device (CD) exchanges messages with an implantable infusion pump via telemetry such that commands are supplied thereto and operational information is obtained therefrom. The CD is controlled, at least in part, by a processor IC according to a software program operating therein and pr ...


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Colin A Chong, Christopher G Griffin: Adhesive patch systems and methods. Medtronic MiniMed, Foley & Lardner, December 4, 2012: US08323250 (101 worldwide citation)

Various embodiments of the present invention are directed to patches for medical devices. In various embodiments, an adhesive patch of a medical device may have selective areas with adhesive material of varying adhesion strengths. In other embodiments, an adhesive patch of a medical device may inclu ...


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Sheldon B Moberg, R Paul Mounce, Paul F Bente IV, Ian B Hanson, Julian D Kavazov, Christopher G Griffin, Colin A Chong, Philip J Hudak: Infusion medium delivery device and method with drive device for driving plunger in reservoir. Medtronic Minimed, Foley & Lardner, March 15, 2011: US07905868 (48 worldwide citation)

A delivery device includes a durable housing portion and a separable disposable portion that selectively engage and disengage from each other. The disposable housing portion secures to the patient-user and may be disposed of after it has been in use for a prescribed period. Components that normally ...


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Colin A Chong, Christopher G Griffin: Adhesive patch systems and methods. Medtronic Minimed, Foley & Lardner, September 27, 2011: US08025658 (33 worldwide citation)

Various embodiments of the present invention are directed to patches for medical devices. In various embodiments, an adhesive patch of a medical device may have selective areas with adhesive material of varying adhesion strengths. In other embodiments, an adhesive patch of a medical device may inclu ...


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Colin A Chong, Julian D Kavazov, Eric M Lorenzen: Reservoir pressure equalization systems and methods. Medtronic MiniMed, Foley & Lardner, June 17, 2014: US08753326 (24 worldwide citation)

Various embodiments of the present invention are directed to equalizing pressure in a reservoir containing fluidic media, possibly due to imperfect installation of the reservoir or an external influence such as an altitude or a temperature change. In various embodiments, fluidic media may be expelle ...


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Colin A Chong, Julian D Kavazov, Rafael Bikovsky, Arsen Ibranyan, Eric M Lorenzen, Chad Srisathapat: Transfer guard systems and methods. Medtronic MiniMed, Foley & Lardner, January 22, 2013: US08356644 (17 worldwide citation)

A transfer guard may provide a fluid path from a vial to a reservoir containing a plunger head connected to a plunger arm operatively engagable with a handle that at least partially covers a casing configured to allow the handle to operatively engage the plunger arm to move the plunger head to trans ...


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Colin A Chong, Julian D Kavazov, Rafael Bikovsky, Arsen Ibranyan, Eric M Lorenzen, Chad Srisathapat: Transfer guard systems and methods. Medtronic MiniMed, Foley & Lardner, January 22, 2013: US08356645 (17 worldwide citation)

A transfer guard may provide a fluid path from a vial to a reservoir containing a plunger head connected to a plunger arm operatively engagable with a handle that at least partially covers a casing configured to allow the handle to operatively engage the plunger arm to move the plunger head to trans ...


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Colin A Chong, Eric M Lorenzen, Arsen Ibranyan, Julian D Kavazov, Rafael Bikovsky: Needle insertion systems and methods. Medtronic MiniMed, Foley & Lardner, May 29, 2012: US08187232 (14 worldwide citation)

A housing may have a needle, plunger, and bias mechanism supported within the housing by a tab configured to retain the plunger in position and to allow the plunger to move under bias force imparted by the bias mechanism to move the needle to an insert position when the tab is removed. A base and a ...


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Colin A Chong, Truong Gia Luan, Rafael Bikovsky, Arsen Ibranyan: Reservoir filling systems and methods. Medtronic MiniMed, Foley & Lardner, March 12, 2013: US08393357 (14 worldwide citation)

A method of making a system for transferring fluidic media may include placing a reservoir body in an aseptic environment; filling an interior volume of the reservoir body with fluidic media; placing a plunger head into the reservoir body, the plunger head adapted to be movable in an axial direction ...


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Colin A Chong, Rafael Bikovsky, Julian D Kavazov, Eric M Lorenzen, Bradley J Sargent, Andrew J Scherer, Rex O Bare: Reservoir pressure equalization systems and methods. Medtronic MiniMed, Foley & Lardner, November 20, 2012: US08313467 (14 worldwide citation)

Various embodiments of the present invention are directed to equalizing pressure in a reservoir containing fluidic media, possibly due to imperfect installation of the reservoir or an external influence such as an altitude or a temperature change. In various embodiments, fluidic media may be expelle ...