The R&D Dept.: Local patents for 9.21.16

Biometric electronic communicating drug dispenser
Patent No. 9,439,835
A system, a device, a method, and a computer program are provided that dispense pharmacy/clinic loaded medications only to a specific patient that has biometric information pre-programmed to a Biometric Electronic Communicating Drug Dispenser (BECDD) device by, e.g., a clinic physician or authorized user. The biometric information may include, e.g., a finger print, a retinal signature, a voice signature, a DNA code, a blood type, or the like.
Inventors: Christopher J. DiMartino (Richmond), Richard Graham (Norwich, Vt.)
Assignee: Medication Control Systems (Orlando, Fla.)
Sept. 13, 2016

Multilayered sheet
Patent No. 9,441,326
This invention pertains to a layered sheet comprising a flame resistant wet-laid nonwoven paper having a first and second surface and an inorganic refractory layer adjacent to at least one surface of the paper wherein the refractory layer has a dry areal weight of from 15 to 50 gsm and the bond strength between the refractory layer and the surface of the paper is from 0.25 lb/in to 0.8 lb/in, wherein the carrier comprises from 40 to 70 weight percent of aramid fibers and from 30 to 60 weight percent of polymeric binder, is hydrophilic, has a smoothness on at least one surface of no greater than 150 Sheffield units, a thickness of from 0.025 to 0.175 mm and a density of from 0.60 to 1.1 g/cc.
Inventors: Dariusz Wlodzimierz Kawka (Midlothian, Va.)
Assignee: E I Du Pont De Nemours and Co. (Wilmington, Del.)
Sept. 13, 2016

Systems for creating arteriovenous (AV) fistulas
Patent No. 9,439,728
A system for creating an arteriovenous (AV) fistula comprises a vessel access sheath having a hollow interior and an exit port, a side access needle catheter configured to fit within the hollow interior of the sheath, a needle configured to be inserted into a blood vessel through the side access needle catheter, a toggle delivery catheter configured to fit within the hollow interior of the sheath, and a toggle apparatus configured to be delivered into a vessel through the toggle delivery catheter. The toggle apparatus comprises a shaft and a toggle member pivotably attached to a distal end of the shaft. A source of RF energy or resistive heat energy may be provided for application to the toggle member and/or to a heater insert in the toggle delivery catheter, for the purpose of creating the fistula.
Inventors: Jeffrey E. Hull (Midlothian, Va.), Mark A. Ritchart (Dana Point, Calif.), David K. Wrolstad (Yucaipa, Calif.)
Assignee: Avenu Medical Inc. (San Juan Capistrano, Calif.)
Sept. 13, 2016

Computer application maturity illustration system with single point of failure analytics and remediation techniques
Patent No. 9,448,907
An application maturity illustration system is provided. Such a system may determine a maturity of a computer application, and display same. The determination may include determining an inventory score, an operational status, a management score reflective of a ratio of an actual management value to a desired management value, a risk score and a future score for the computer application. The future score may be reflective of a projected relative importance of the computer application. The processor may operate to display a GUI that includes inventory score, operational status score, management score, risk score and the future score in a horizontal row. The vertical column may be located either along the top most portion of the GUI with respect to a user viewing the GUI or at the bottom most portion of the GUI with respect to a user viewing the GUI. The GUI may also be configured to display a recovery exercise date region. The recovery exercise date region may be color-coded.
Inventors: Gandhi Goutam (Richmond)
Assignee: Bank of America Corp. (Charlotte, N.C.)
Sept. 20, 2016

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