US Patent Application No: 2001/0037,078

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Systems and methods for collecting leukocyte-reduced blood components, including plasma that is free or virtually free of cellular blood species

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Systems and methods collect leukocyte reduced blood components, including plasma that is free or virtually free of cellular blood species, such as red blood cells, platelets, and leukocytes.

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BAXTER INTERNATIONAL INC.DEERFIELD, IL1061

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Bernes, Jean-Claude Faimes, BE 18 247
Heems, Phillippe Van LaChatre, FR 2 11
Lynn, Daniel Spring Grove, IL 28 50
Mathias, Jean-Marie Lillois, BE 37 407
Mui, Tat Chicago, IL 10 27
Vos, Robert De Lillois-Witterzee, BE 1 10

Cited Art Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
BAXTER INTERNATIONAL INC. (3)
* 5,269,946 Systems and methods for removing undesired matter from blood cells 68 1991
* 5,836,934 Closed system and methods for mixing additive solutions while removing undesired matter from blood cells 18 1995
* 5,804,079 Systems and methods for reducing the number of leukocytes in cellular products like platelets harvested for therapeutic purposes 24 1996
 
FENWAL, INC. (2)
* 5,935,092 Systems and methods for removing free and entrained contaminants in plasma 35 1995
* 6,051,147 Methods for on line finishing of cellular blood products like platelets harvested for therapeutic purposes 46 1998
 
PALL CORPORATION (2)
* 5,217,627 System and method for processing biological fluid 110 1991
* 5,738,796 Method for separating components from a biological fluid 59 1996
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC NEUROMODULATION CORPORATION (1)
* 6,051,017 Implantable microstimulator and systems employing the same 404 1998
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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
TEVA MEDICAL LTD. (1)
* 6,767,466 Leukocyte filter construction 1 2002
 
FENWAL, INC. (3)
8,079,997 Apparatus for collecting blood samples 0 2004
7,824,343 Method and apparatus for blood sampling 1 2004
8,999,161 Plasma filter with laminated prefilter 0 2012
 
Fenwel, Inc. (1)
9,033,948 Single collection bag blood collection system, method and apparatus 0 2012
 
TERUMO MEDICAL CORPORATION (4)
6,890,291 Integrated automatic blood collection and processing unit 39 2002
7,115,205 Method of simultaneous blood collection and separation using a continuous flow centrifuge having a separation channel 33 2004
7,531,098 Integrated automatic blood processing unit 20 2006
7,695,423 Method of simultaneous blood collection and separation using a continuous flow centrifuge having a separation channel 7 2006
 
ZENON TECHNOLOGY PARTNERSHIP (1)
7,037,428 Integrated automatic blood processing unit 28 2003
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