Dry powder inhalers, related blister package indexing and opening mechanisms, and associated methods of dispensing dry powder substances

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7451761
APP PUB NO 20050103337A1
SERIAL NO

10970154

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Dry powder inhalers with a multi-dose dry powder package for dispensing pharmaceutical grade formulations of inhalable dry powder, include: (a) a blister package comprising a plurality of spaced apart sealed blisters thereon, each blister having a projecting ceiling and a floor defining a blister channel therebetween, the blister channel comprising a dry powder therein; (b) a movable blade cartridge holding a blade at a forward portion thereof; and (c) an extendable mouthpiece attached to the movable blade cartridge. In operation, a user pulls the mouthpiece outward and then pushes the mouthpiece inward to cause the blister package to advance to position a blister in a selected dispensing position in the inhaler and to cause the blade cartridge to move the blade across a blister ceiling held in the dispensing position in the inhaler to thereby open the blister held in the dispensing position.

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ORIEL THERAPEUTICS, INC.DURHAM, NC38

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Anderson, Sean Derek Richmond, VA 8 139
Crowder, Timothy Durham, NC 4 136
Ferris, Bruce Seymour Richmond, VA 8 160
Fording, Jay Kinsley Matthews, NC 7 141
Garten, Michael Duane Charlotte, NC 3 117
Hickey, Anthony James Chapel Hill, NC 7 121
Johnson, Keith Arthur Durham, NC 6 124
Ketner, Mark Ennis Apex, NC 3 117
Riley, William Myles Richmond, VA 7 156
Rockwell, Paul Gilbert Chesterfield, VA 5 146
Warden, Jeffrey Alan Raleigh, NC 15 283

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