Theodore N Voss, Karl D Kirk III: Tragus acupressure clip with over-opening prevention and pressure adjustment. Shatzu Health Products, Meltzer Lippe Goldstein et al, September 2, 1997: US05662679 (78 worldwide citation)

A tragus acupressure clip is disclosed with a concave spring having two opposing jaws. The jaws are separated by an opening of a slot delineated by an inner surface of the concave spring. Two opposing pressure pads are provided, each positioned on an inner surface of the concave spring and separated ...

Karl D Kirk III, James R Toleman, Robert P Pandorf, Ellen R Cohen: Wearable iontophoresis system. Becton Dickinson and Company, Allen W Wark, October 17, 1995: US05458569 (50 worldwide citation)

A wearable iontophoresis system includes a control housing having a connector and an iontophoretic drug delivery patch for placement against the skin of a patient. The patch has a device for retaining the control housing connector which permits the connector to be removably attached to the patch. Th ...

Richard S Adler, Paul F Morris, Karl D Kirk, John Milich, Gerard M Perichon: Lock adjustable to operate with different keys. Richard S Adler, Rosen Dainow & Jacobs, July 5, 1994: US05325690 (47 worldwide citation)

A lock which is rekeyable or programmable to operate with a different key from the exterior thereof without disassembling it or removing it from a lock assembly in which it is assembled is disclosed. The lock may be rekeyed through the keyway so that the lock appears from the exterior thereof to be ...

Kenneth Ouriel, Karl D Kirk, Donald Lamond: Valvulotome with leaflet disruption heads and fluid supply. Boisurge, Kenyon & Kenyon, August 28, 1990: US04952215 (37 worldwide citation)

A valvulotome for rendering venous valve leaflets incompetent includes a rigid support comprising a fluid supply tube and, molded thereon, a dilator, and first and second valve disrupting heads. Each of the disrupting heads has a plane of symmetry, wherein the planes of symmetry of the two disruptin ...

Kenneth Ouriel, Karl D Kirk III, Douglas M Spranger: Two chambered autotransfuser device and method of use. Kenyon & Kenyon, March 20, 1990: US04909780 (25 worldwide citation)

An autotransfuser that includes, in a single receptacle, a pair of chambers separated by a common wall. Each receptacle can alternately perform, a blood infusion or blood collection function. Each chamber includes at least three inlets/outlets, a blood inlet, a blood outlet and an air inlet means In ...

Jeffrey Bracker, Karl D Kirk III, Douglas M Spranger: Safety device for hypodermic syringe to prevent stick injuries. BioSurge, Kenyon & Kenyon, April 24, 1990: US04919656 (21 worldwide citation)

The disclosure relates to a protector in the form of a rigid plastic disk which bites into and displaces material on the shell portion of a needle cover cap to protect a user from accidental sticks injuries while recapping the needle.

Theodore N Voss, Barbara Curran, Karl D Kirk III, Ellen R Cohen: Tragus acupressure clip. Shatzu Health Products, Meltzer Lippe Goldstein Wolfe Schlissel & Sazer, November 22, 1994: US05366475 (19 worldwide citation)

A clip is disclosed which is attached to the tragus lobe of the ear. The clip has a concave spring with two opposing jaws separated by a slot delineated by an inner surface of the concave spring. The clip also has two opposing pressure pads, each positioned on the end of a different jaw, on the inne ...

David M Wasserman, John A Wojcik, Mark V LeGreve, Alan J Schommer, Paul J Mulhauser, Karl D Kirk III: Handle. The Vollrath Company L L C, Foley & Lardner, February 17, 2009: US07490732 (13 worldwide citation)

A handle is disclosed. The handle is for use with a utensil or tool such as a pan or other cookware. The handle comprises a core and may comprise a grip. The core comprises a base mounting portion coupled to the base and a grip portion including a first member and a second member spaced apart from t ...

Paul J Mulhauser, Douglas M Spranger, Malcolm J Brookes, Karl D Kirk III: Surgical stapler construction. Richard Allan Medical, Neuman Williams Anderson & Olson, December 17, 1985: US04558810 (13 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapler for implanting and clinching staples in the body of a patient employs a reciprocally movable, retractable anvil and a reciprocally movable former for forming a staple about the end of the retractable anvil. A toggle is mounted in a stapler trigger which simultaneously actuates the ...

Paul Mulhauser, Karl D Kirk III, Diego Fontayne: Motorized hand-held transportable dispenser for dispensing disc-shaped objects one at a time. Cap Toys, Laff Whitesel Conte & Saret, February 18, 1997: US05603429 (11 worldwide citation)

A transportable, hand-held motorized dispenser having an amusement characteristic includes a disc-shaped housing of a top shell and a bottom shell and a motor driven turntable mounted for unidirectional rotation therein. The housing defines a recess for receiving compartments defined by the turntabl ...