US Patent No: 7,424,888

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Medicament dispenser

ALSO PUBLISHED AS: 20050247306

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Abstract

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The medicament dispenser has a base unit and a replaceable refill container. The base unit has one or more sensors for sensing one or more conditions of the medicament dispenser and a display for displaying indicia representing a state of the medicament dispenser. First indicia show the base unit and/or the refill container and define a contained area suitable for representing a condition of the medicament dispenser. Second indicia are used to represent at least one sensed condition of the medicament dispenser and are displayed in the contained area defined by the first indicia.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
GLAXO GROUP LIMITEDGREENFORD MIDDLESEX, EN1165

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Harvey, Stephen James Ware, GB 27 163
Lintell, Daniel Thomas de Sausmarez Ware, GB 17 85

Cited Art Landscape

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ARADIGM CORPORATION (3)
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6,014,969 Disposable package for use in aerosolized delivery of antibiotics 33 1998
 
SMITHKLINE BEECHAM CORPORATION (3)
6,990,975 Medicament delivery system 5 2000
6,958,691 Medicament delivery system 92 2000
6,752,145 Medication dispenser 35 2001
 
WESTMED, INC. (2)
5,505,195 Dry powder inhalant device with dosage and air flow monitor 83 1993
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Accucure, L.L.C. (1)
5,583,832 Medical timer, and methods of constructing and utilizing same 16 1994
 
LANPHER DIAGNOSTIC WORKSTATIONS, INC. (1)
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Medical Microsystems, Inc. (1)
5,412,372 Article dispenser for monitoring dispensing times 120 1992
 
Mediminder Development Limited Partnership (1)
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MORRA, BRUCE S. (1)
6,102,855 Variable capacity medication container and labeling system for medical monitoring device 64 1997
 
Polypharm Corp. (1)
5,408,443 Programmable medication dispensing system 202 1993
 
ROLAND CORPORATION (1)
8,110,735 Effect setting device systems and methods 2 2009
 
TELARIC, LLC (1)
2001/0028,308 Interactive medication container 140 2001
 
ZOLTAN BARD J. LEDERLE LABORATORIES MEDICAL RESEARCH DIVISION MIDDLETOWN ROAD PEARL RIVER, NY 10965 (1)
4,419,016 Device for indicating last medication usage 161 1982
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (2)
4,223,801 Automatic periodic drug dispensing system 133 1978
6,252,494 Timed dispenser for programmed fluid consumption 18 2000

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY (6)
D666492 Cap for a container 1 2010
D666493 Cap for a container 0 2010
D666096 Cap for a container 0 2010
D666097 Cap for a container 0 2010
D666098 Cap for a container 0 2010
D666099 Cap for a container 0 2010
 
GLAXO GROUP LIMITED (4)
D613848 Inhalation device 17 2006
D637280 Inhalation device 0 2010
D637281 Inhalation device 1 2010
D637282 Inhalation device 2 2010
 
PROTEUS DIGITAL HEALTH, INC. (2)
8,419,638 Body-associated fluid transport structure evaluation devices 0 2008
8,332,020 Two-wrist data gathering system 0 2011
 
APTAR FRANCE SAS (1)
8,757,149 Device for dispensing a fluid product 0 2009
 
IMAI, YUTAKA (1)
7,868,741 Medication managing apparatus 1 2006
 
VECTURA DELIVERY DEVICES LIMITED (1)
8,474,453 Inhaler 1 2007
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (1)
8,068,931 Systems and methods for monitoring pill taking 3 2006

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