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Frederick H Strickler, Robert E Richard: Medical devices containing copolymers with graft copolymer endblocks for drug delivery. Boston Scientific Scimed, Mayer & Williams, David B Bonham, Keum J Park, August 10, 2010: US07771740 (8 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a medical device comprising a release region and a therapeutic agent disposed within or beneath the release region, and the release region includes a copolymer comprising a low Tg block and at least one graft copolymer endblock having a main chain and a plurality of si ...


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Robert E Richard: Embolization. Boston Scientific Scimed, Fish & Richardson P C, March 8, 2011: US07901704 (8 worldwide citation)

Articles and methods that include a particle having a maximum dimension of at most 5,000 microns, and an embolic coil capable of binding to the particle, are disclosed.


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Robert E Richard Jr: Copolyester. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Alvin T Rockhill, April 7, 1992: US05102978 (4 worldwide citation)

It has been determined that the glass transition temperature of polyesters can be increased by incorporating certain imide-containing diacid monomers therein. This invention specifically discloses a copolyester which is comprised of repeat units which are derived from (a) a diol component and (b) a ...


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Steven A Lane, Robert E Richard, Steven F Griffin: Lightweight acoustic damping treatment. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Air Force, James M Skorich, October 26, 2010: US07819221 (3 worldwide citation)

A flexible membrane is attached to an internal wall of the fairing of a flight vehicle. The membrane is inflated with gas to achieve a shape that couples with and thereby attenuates the first acoustic resonance occurring within the volume enclosed by the fairing. A sensor senses the varying ambient ...


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Maria Palasis, Wendy Naimark, Robert E Richard: Medical devices for delivery of therapeutic agents. Boston Scientific Scimed, Mayer & Williams PC, David B Bonham, Keum J Park, January 29, 2013: US08361143 (2 worldwide citation)

The present invention is generally directed to medical devices, and more specifically to medical devices that are at least partially insertable or implantable into the body of a patient. The medical devices generally include (a) a therapeutic agent, more typically, a high-molecular-weight therapeuti ...


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Robert E Richard, Michael N Helmus: Medical devices having bioactive surfaces. Boston Scientific Scimed, Mayer & Williams PC, David B Bonham, Keum J Park, January 10, 2012: US08092818 (2 worldwide citation)

According to an aspect of the present invention, medical devices are provided, which contain (a) a substrate and (b) a polymeric region disposed over the substrate which contains at least one block copolymer. The block copolymer, in turn, contains at least two polymer blocks which phase separate int ...


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Robert E Richard: Medical device drug release regions containing non-covalently bound polymers. Boston Scientific Scimed, Mayer & Williams PC, David B Bonham, Keum J Park, April 5, 2011: US07919110 (2 worldwide citation)

According to one aspect, implantable or insertable medical devices are provided, which contain polymeric release regions that release one or more therapeutic agents. The polymeric release regions, in turn, contain the following: (i) a first bonding polymer having a first polymer block and a first bo ...


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Robert E Richard, Marlene C Schwarz, Mark Boden: Medical devices having polymeric regions based on vinyl ether block copolymers. Boston Scientific Scimed, Mayer & Williams PC, David B Bonham, Keum J Park, June 1, 2010: US07727541 (1 worldwide citation)

According to an aspect of the present invention, implantable or insertable medical devices are provided, which contain one or more polymeric regions, which in turn contain at least one block copolymer. The block copolymer includes (a) at least one high Tg (glass transition temperature) polymer block ...


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Shrirang V Ranade, Robert E Richard, Kinh Luan, Samuel P Gido, Akinbode Idowu Isaacs Sodeye: Orienting polymer domains for controlled drug delivery. Boston Scientific Scimed, Myers & Williams PC, David B Bonham, Keum J Park, June 21, 2011: US07964209 (1 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method for the formation of a medical device that comprises a therapeutic agent and a release region, which regulates the rate at which the therapeutic agent is released from the medical device. The method comprises providing a precursor region that comprises a polym ...


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Robert E Richard, Richard Green, Ranga Ranganathan: Controlled tack polyurethane casting tape. Johnson & Johnson Professional, Joseph F Shirtz, August 31, 1999: US05944674 (1 worldwide citation)

A polyurethane casting tape with controlled tack is disclosed. The tackiness of the polyurethane is controlled by the addition of combinations of Kurrol salts, potassium metaphosphate and a sodium salt.