US Patent No: 7,885,697

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Transcutaneous analyte sensor

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The present invention relates generally to systems and methods for measuring an analyte in a host. More particularly, the present invention relates to systems and methods for transcutaneous measurement of glucose in a host.

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DEXCOM, INC.SAN DIEGO, CA294

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Brauker, James H Addison, US 262 57738
Brister, Mark Encintas, US 143 34558
Neale, Paul V San Diego, US 87 18434
Thrower, James Patrick Oakland, US 69 10537

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2006/0019,327 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 488 2005
2006/0020,186 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 517 2005
2006/0020,187 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 472 2005
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2006/0036,140 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 488 2005
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2007/0208,244 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 258 2007
2007/0208,246 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 308 2007
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2009/0076,360 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 378 2007
2008/0021,666 SYSTEM AND METHODS FOR PROCESSING ANALYTE SENSOR DATA 484 2007
2009/0242,399 ANALYTE SENSOR 426 2008
2009/0242,425 ANALYTE SENSOR 425 2008
2008/0188,731 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 377 2008
2008/0194,935 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 375 2008
2008/0214,915 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 378 2008
2008/0194,938 TRANSCUTANEOUS MEDICAL DEVICE WITH VARIABLE STIFFNESS 338 2008
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2008/0208,025 LOW OXYGEN IN VIVO ANALYTE SENSOR 380 2008
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2009/0036,763 ANALYTE SENSOR 308 2008
2009/0156,924 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROCESSING SENSOR DATA 449 2008
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2009/0192,722 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROCESSING SENSOR DATA 416 2008
2009/0192,751 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROCESSING SENSOR DATA 434 2008
2009/0045,055 SENSOR HEAD FOR USE WITH IMPLANTABLE DEVICES 372 2008
2009/0076,356 DUAL ELECTRODE SYSTEM FOR A CONTINUOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 380 2008
2009/0182,217 ANALYTE SENSOR 432 2008
2009/0076,361 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 426 2008
2009/0143,660 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 339 2008
2009/0099,436 DUAL ELECTRODE SYSTEM FOR A CONTINUOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 354 2008
2009/0124,879 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 347 2009
2009/0240,120 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROCESSING, TRANSMITTING AND DISPLAYING SENSOR DATA 431 2009
2009/0240,128 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR BLOOD GLUCOSE MONITORING AND ALERT DELIVERY 412 2009
2009/0240,193 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CUSTOMIZING DELIVERY OF SENSOR DATA 421 2009
2009/0216,103 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 424 2009
2009/0299,276 INTEGRATED DELIVERY DEVICE FOR CONTINUOUS GLUCOSE SENSOR 380 2009
2010/0041,971 IMPLANTABLE ANALYTE SENSOR 284 2009
2010/0049,024 COMPOSITE MATERIAL FOR IMPLANTABLE DEVICE 283 2009
 
GENERAL SIGNAL CORPORATION (1)
5,243,696 Programmable electronic display for a chart recorder 137 1991
 
MEDTRONIC, INC. (35)
RE32361 Implantable telemetry transmission system for analog and digital data 267 1982
4,506,680 Drug dispensing body implantable lead 513 1983
4,711,251 Body implantable lead 379 1983
4,486,290 Combination ion selective sensing electrode 72 1983
4,519,973 Ion selective membranes for use in ion sensing electrodes 49 1983
4,565,665 Flow through ion selective electrode 42 1983
4,565,666 Method of producing combination ion selective sensing electrode 62 1984
4,577,642 Drug dispensing body implantable lead employing molecular sieves and methods of fabrication 384 1985
4,600,495 Flow through ion selective electrode 43 1985
5,207,218 Implantable pulse generator 119 1991
5,342,409 Position-responsive neuro stimulator 422 1991
5,637,083 Implantable adjustable fluid flow control valve 108 1996
5,782,880 Low energy pacing pulse waveform for implantable pacemaker 62 1996
5,836,989 Method and apparatus for controlling an implanted medical device in a time-dependent manner 346 1996
6,115,634 Implantable medical device and method of manufacture 229 1997
5,861,019 Implantable medical device microstrip telemetry antenna 441 1997
5,871,514 Attachment apparatus for an implantable medical device employing ultrasonic energy 301 1997
5,987,352 Minimally invasive implantable device for monitoring physiologic events 511 1998
5,904,708 System and method for deriving relative physiologic signals 649 1998
5,897,578 Attachment apparatus and method for an implantable medical device employing ultrasonic energy 289 1998
5,919,215 Attachment apparatus for an implantable medical device employing ultrasonic energy 346 1998
6,016,448 Multilevel ERI for implantable medical devices 344 1998
6,223,080 Power consumption reduction in medical devices employing multiple digital signal processors and different supply voltages 69 1998
6,201,993 Medical device telemetry receiver having improved noise discrimination 298 1998
6,230,059 Implantable monitor 332 1999
6,135,978 System for pancreatic stimulation and glucose measurement 382 1999
6,189,536 Method for protecting implantable devices 192 1999
6,223,083 Receiver employing digital filtering for use with an implantable medical device 332 1999
6,488,652 Safety valve assembly for implantable benefical agent infusion device 71 2000
7,070,577 Drive circuit having improved energy efficiency for implantable beneficial agent infusion or delivery device 67 2000
6,481,440 Lamina prosthesis for delivery of medical treatment 219 2000
7,288,085 Permanent magnet solenoid pump for an implantable therapeutic substance delivery device 41 2001
2004/0228,902 Moisture curable materials for delivery of agents, methods, and medical devices 23 2004
7,254,450 Atraumatic sensor lead assemblies 38 2004
2006/0173,444 Ambulatory medical apparatus with hand held communication device 429 2006
 
PI CORPORATION (1)
4,815,471 Catheter assembly 48 1988
 
LUDLOW CORPORATION (2)
4,684,558 Adhesive polyethylene oxide hydrogel sheet and its production 50 1986
4,989,607 Highly conductive non-stringy adhesive hydrophilic gels and medical electrode assemblies manufactured therefrom 93 1989
 
TGC RESEARCH LIMITED (1)
6,702,972 Method of making a kink-resistant catheter 233 2000
 
LOCTITE CORPORATION (2)
4,675,346 UV curable silicone rubber compositions 95 1984
4,684,538 Polysiloxane urethane compounds and adhesive compositions, and method of making and using the same 135 1986
 
Tokyo Shibaura Denki Kabushiki Kaisha (1)
4,388,166 Electrochemical measuring apparatus provided with an enzyme electrode 285 1982
 
BLERSCH, JUERGEN, DR. (1)
2005/0079,200 Biocompatibly coated medical implants 110 2004
 
DOLPHIN MEDICAL, INC. (1)
5,429,129 Apparatus for determining spectral absorption by a specific substance in a fluid 253 1993
 
MEDICAL IONOSONIC TECHNOLOGIES, LLP (1)
5,658,247 Ionosonic drug delivery apparatus 78 1995
 
DECOM, INC. (1)
2005/0090,607 Silicone composition for biocompatible membrane 537 2003
 
ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC. (1)
4,795,542 Electrochemical concentration detector device 135 1986
 
TRUSTEES OF TUFTS COLLEGE (1)
7,115,884 Self-encoding fiber optic sensor 199 1997
 
World Trade Corporation (1)
5,296,144 Composite membrane of a hydrophilic asymmetric membrane coated with an organosiloxane block copolymer 45 1992
 
CHILDREN'S MEDICAL CENTER CORPORATION (1)
4,753,652 Biomaterial implants which resist calcification 270 1986
 
Honeywell Inc. (1)
5,417,115 Dielectrically isolated resonant microsensors 40 1993
 
THE RESEARCH FOUNDATION OF STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK (1)
4,602,922 Method of making membranes for gas separation and the composite membranes 77 1985
 
CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER (3)
4,680,268 Implantable gas-containing biosensor and method for measuring an analyte such as glucose 510 1985
5,030,333 Polarographic method for measuring both analyte and oxygen with the same detecting electrode of an electroenzymatic sensor 218 1986
4,721,677 Implantable gas-containing biosensor and method for measuring an analyte such as glucose 491 1987
 
MATSUSHITA BATTERY INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD. (1)
5,714,391 Method of manufacturing a compound semiconductor thin film for a photoelectric or solar cell device 13 1996
 
Goldstar Co., Ltd. (1)
5,571,395 Breath alcohol analyzer using a biosensor 226 1994
 
INTELLECTUAL INSPIRATION, LLC (1)
2006/0079,809 Blood monitoring system 86 2005
 
DATA SCIENCES INTERNATIONAL, INC. (1)
7,025,727 Pressure measurement device 64 2001
 
BAXTER INTERNATIONAL INC. (12)
* 4,974,929 Fiber optical probe connector for physiologic measurement devices 431 1990
5,098,377 Multimodal displacement pump and dissolution system for same 68 1990
5,314,471 Tissue inplant systems and methods for sustaining viable high cell densities within a host 363 1992
5,344,454 Closed porous chambers for implanting tissue in a host 336 1992
5,549,675 Method for implanting tissue in a host 184 1994
5,453,278 Laminated barriers for tissue implants 234 1994
5,482,446 Ambulatory infusion pump 215 1994
5,807,406 Porous microfabricated polymer membrane structures 276 1994
5,545,223 Ported tissue implant systems and methods of using same 200 1995
5,569,462 Methods for enhancing vascularization of implant devices 235 1995
5,551,850 Pump chamber and valve assembly 167 1995
5,791,880 Infusion pump having power-saving modes 98 1997
 
Leonardo Cammilli (1)
5,220,917 Implantable pharmacological defibrillator with automatic recognition of ventricular fibrillation 109 1990
 
Quiclave, L.L.C. (1)
5,552,112 Method and system for sterilizing medical instruments 72 1995
 
BAXTER HEALTHCARE CORPORATION (1)
5,628,619 Infusion pump having power-saving modes 73 1995
 
SENSALYSE HOLDINGS LIMITED (1)
6,200,772 Modified polyurethane membrane sensors and analytical methods 169 2000
 
Goldschmidt GmbH (2)
4,686,137 Moisture vapor permeable materials 76 1984
5,120,813 Moisture vapor permeable materials 62 1991
 
MATSUSHITA ELECTRIC INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD. (4)
4,431,507 Enzyme electrode 189 1982
4,663,824 Aluminum electrolytic capacitor and a manufacturing method therefor 293 1985
5,266,179 Quantitative analysis method and its system using a disposable sensor 755 1991
6,972,080 Electrochemical device for moving particles covered with protein 141 2000
 
SHIRE HUMAN GENETIC THERAPIES, INC. (1)
5,965,125 Hybrid matrix implants and explants 43 1995
 
MINIMED INC. (4)
5,882,494 Polyurethane/polyurea compositions containing silicone for biosensor membranes 517 1995
6,641,533 Handheld personal data assistant (PDA) with a medical device and method of using the same 858 2001
2002/0055,673 Reusable analyte sensor site and method of using the same 144 2001
2002/0119,711 Insertion set for a transcutaneous sensor 371 2002
 
DARLING INTERNATIONAL INC. (1)
5,935,785 Binding assay methods 156 1997
 
VICTORIA UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER, THE (1)
5,531,878 Sensor devices 617 1995
 
PIONEER SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY, INC. (1)
5,776,324 Electrochemical biosensors 169 1996
 
SUH, SE WON (1)
6,520,997 Porous three dimensional structure 203 2000
 
VALERITAS LLC (1)
7,344,499 Microneedle device for extraction and sensing of bodily fluids 259 1999
 
B. Braun Medical Inc. (2)
5,302,093 Disposable cassette with negative head height fluid supply and method 155 1992
5,437,635 Tube flow limiter, safety flow clip, and tube pincher mechanism 100 1993
 
ISENSE ACQUISITION, LLC (2)
6,613,379 Implantable analyte sensor 309 2001
7,228,162 Analyte sensor 173 2003
 
AGAMATRIX, INC. (4)
6,695,860 Transcutaneous sensor insertion device 435 2000
6,875,386 Neovascularization promoting membrane for bioimplants 154 2003
7,120,483 Methods for analyte sensing and measurement 163 2003
2007/0173,706 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR INSERTION OF A SENSOR 195 2006
 
FIDIA S.p.A. (1)
5,326,356 Biocompatible perforated membranes, processes for their preparation, their use as a support in the in vitro growth of epithelial cells, the artificial skin obtained in this manner, and its use in skin grafts 205 1993
 
ALFRED E. MANN FOUNDATION FOR SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH (14)
5,497,772 Glucose monitoring system 932 1993
5,484,404 Replaceable catheter system for physiological sensors, tissue stimulating electrodes and/or implantable fluid delivery systems 268 1994
5,660,163 Glucose sensor assembly 777 1995
5,791,344 Patient monitoring system 877 1996
5,651,767 Replaceable catheter system for physiological sensors, stimulating electrodes and/or implantable fluid delivery systems 188 1996
5,917,346 Low power current to frequency converter circuit for use in implantable sensors 375 1997
5,999,848 Daisy chainable sensors and stimulators for implantation in living tissue 491 1997
6,081,736 Implantable enzyme-based monitoring systems adapted for long term use 548 1997
6,088,608 Electrochemical sensor and integrity tests therefor 693 1997
6,119,028 Implantable enzyme-based monitoring systems having improved longevity due to improved exterior surfaces 571 1997
6,259,937 Implantable substrate sensor 579 1998
6,498,043 Substrate sensor 326 2000
2003/0065,254 Implantable enzyme-based monitoring system having improved longevity due to improved exterior surfaces 219 2002
7,114,502 Battery-powered patient implantable device 127 2003
 
INVASATEC, INC. (1)
6,656,157 Infinitely refillable syringe 82 2000
 
ANIMAS TECHNOLOGIES, LLC (22)
5,735,273 Chemical signal-impermeable mask 313 1995
5,954,685 Electrochemical sensor with dual purpose electrode 223 1996
6,299,578 Methods for monitoring a physiological analyte 426 1997
5,827,183 Method of measuring chemical concentration iontophoretically using impermeable mask 230 1997
6,141,573 Chemical signal-impermeable mask 155 1998
6,587,705 Biosensor, iontophoretic sampling system, and methods of use thereof 323 1999
6,144,869 Monitoring of physiological analytes 501 1999
6,233,471 Signal processing for measurement of physiological analysis 759 1999
6,393,318 Collection assemblies, laminates, and autosensor assemblies for use in transdermal sampling systems 167 1999
6,398,562 Device and methods for the application of mechanical force to a gel/sensor assembly 216 1999
6,561,978 Devices and methods for frequent measurement of an analyte present in a biological system 617 2000
6,201,979 Chemical signal-impermeable mask 143 2000
6,356,776 Device for monitoring of physiological analytes 338 2000
6,309,351 Methods for monitoring a physiological analyte 431 2000
6,370,410 Methods of producing an assembly for use in a monitoring device 119 2001
6,595,919 Device for signal processing for measurement of physiological analytes 581 2001
6,341,232 Methods of producing collection assemblies, laminates, and autosensor assemblies for use in transdermal sampling systems 177 2001
6,438,414 Collection assemblies, laminates, and autosensor assemblies for use in transdermal sampling systems 162 2001
6,529,755 Chemical signal-impermeable mask 118 2001
7,163,511 Devices and methods for frequent measurement of an analyte present in a biological system 172 2003
2003/0235,817 Microprocessors, devices, and methods for use in analyte monitoring systems 411 2003
6,850,790 Monitoring of physiological analytes 357 2003
 
YSI Incorporated (1)
5,298,144 Chemically wired fructose dehydrogenase electrodes 205 1992
 
UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT (2)
6,497,729 Implant coating for control of tissue/implant interactions 214 1999
2003/0099,682 Apparatus and method for control of tissue/implant interactions 76 2002
 
ANIMAS CORPORATION (1)
6,049,727 Implantable sensor and system for in vivo measurement and control of fluid constituent levels 660 1998
 
CORDIS CORPORATION (1)
5,378,229 Check valve manifold assembly for use in angioplasty 46 1994
 
THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA (10)
4,484,987 Method and membrane applicable to implantable sensor 373 1983
4,650,547 Method and membrane applicable to implantable sensor 408 1985
4,703,756 Complete glucose monitoring system with an implantable, telemetered sensor module 881 1986
4,890,620 Two-dimensional diffusion glucose substrate sensing electrode 610 1988
4,940,065 Surgically implantable peripheral nerve electrode 114 1989
5,985,129 Method for increasing the service life of an implantable sensor 256 1992
6,542,765 Method for the iontophoretic non-invasive determination of the in vivo concentration level of an inorganic or organic substance 40 1998
6,405,066 Implantable analyte sensor 303 2000
6,721,587 Membrane and electrode structure for implantable sensor 316 2002
2008/0034,972 Membranes with controlled permeability to polar and apolar molecules in solution and methods of making same 37 2006
 
Meso Scale Technology, Inc. (1)
6,066,448 Multi-array, multi-specific electrochemiluminescence testing 297 1996
 
Health Hero Network, Inc. (3)
* 5,307,263 Modular microprocessor-based health monitoring system 921 1992
5,933,136 Network media access control system for encouraging patient compliance with a treatment plan 718 1996
5,822,715 Diabetes management system and method for controlling blood glucose 891 1997
 
THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA (1)
5,624,537 Biosensor and interface membrane 449 1994
 
MICROWAVE MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
4,614,514 Microwave sterilizer 82 1983
 
SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD. (1)
4,809,704 Catheter type sensor 51 1987
 
OLYMPUS OPTICAL CO., LTD. (1)
4,919,114 Endoscope provided with flexible signal wires 114 1989
 
NORTH-STAR RESEARCH INSTITUTE, LTD., A CORP. OF DE (1)
4,890,621 Continuous glucose monitoring and a system utilized therefor 428 1988
 
INSTRUMENTATION LABORATORY COMPANY (2)
7,022,219 Automated system for continuously and automatically calibrating electrochemical sensors 54 2002
2005/0233,407 Cross-linked enzyme matrix and uses thereof 33 2005
 
Sankyo Company, Limited (1)
4,871,440 Biosensor 452 1988
 
A&D COMPANY, LIMITED (1)
5,741,634 Throwaway type chemical sensor 300 1995
 
PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION OF AMERICA (1)
2006/0109,185 Portable radio communication apparatus provided with a part of a housing operating as an antenna 35 2005
 
Eyetronic, LLC (1)
6,077,299 Non-invasively adjustable valve implant for the drainage of aqueous humor in glaucoma 112 1998
 
ZIMMER ORTHOPAEDIC SURGICAL PRODUCTS, INC. (1)
5,152,746 Low pressure irrigation system 62 1990
 
BAXALTA INCORPORATED (10)
5,421,923 Ultrasonic welding horn with sonics dampening insert 70 1993
5,782,912 Close vascularization implant material 219 1994
5,593,440 Tissue implant systems and methods for sustaining viable high cell densities within a host 221 1994
5,653,756 Closed porous chambers for implanting tissue in a host 333 1994
5,733,336 Ported tissue implant systems and methods of using same 210 1995
5,713,888 Tissue implant systems 238 1995
5,741,330 Close vascularization implant material 245 1995
5,800,529 Close vascularization implant material 249 1995
5,964,804 Close vascularization implant material 168 1995
5,964,261 Implantation assembly 83 1997
 
COMMTECH INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT CORPORATION (1)
5,183,549 Multi-analyte sensing electrolytic cell 67 1990
 
QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY AT KINGSTON (1)
4,900,305 Ambulatory infusion pump 59 1988
 
ARROWHEAD CENTER, INC. (1)
* 6,893,552 Microsensors for glucose and insulin monitoring 306 2001
 
Bio Medic Data Systems, Inc. (1)
5,840,148 Method of assembly of implantable transponder 196 1995
 
RADIOMETER MEDICAL A/S (2)
5,208,147 Means for measuring a characteristic in a sample fluid 252 1992
6,051,389 Enzyme sensor 186 1999
 
SRI INTERNATIONAL (1)
6,891,317 Rolled electroactive polymers 216 2002
 
SURMODICS, INC. (1)
2007/0003,588 Multifunctional medical articles 51 2005
 
RADIOMETER CALIFORNIA, INC. (1)
5,284,570 Fluid sample analyte collector and calibration assembly 194 1991
 
PURDUE RESEARCH FOUNDATION (1)
6,018,033 Hydrophilic, hydrophobic, and thermoreversible saccharide gels and forms, and methods for producing same 59 1997
 
RADIOMETER MEDICAL APS (1)
2006/0275,859 Enzyme sensor including a water-containing spacer layer 36 2006
 
APPLIED MEDICAL RESEARCH, INC. (2)
5,271,736 Collagen disruptive morphology for implants 213 1992
5,706,807 Sensor device covered with foam membrane 193 1996
 
PALL CORPORATION (1)
7,144,496 Biological fluid analysis device 114 2001
 
TEIJIN LIMITED (1)
4,493,714 Ultrathin film, process for production thereof, and use thereof for concentrating a specified gas in a gaseous mixture 55 1983
 
ANGIOTECH BIOCOATINGS CORP. (1)
2007/0299,409 Antimicrobial Needle Coating For Extended Infusion 67 2005
 
OSMETECH TECHNOLOGY INC. (3)
6,264,825 Binding acceleration techniques for the detection of analytes 307 1999
2004/0146,909 Signal detection techniques for the detection of analytes 200 2003
2005/0003,399 Binding acceleration techniques for the detection of analytes 50 2004
 
CREARE, INC. (1)
7,100,628 Electromechanically-assisted regulator control assembly 33 2003
 
KHPC HOLDING (1)
5,425,717 Epidural catheter system utilizing splittable needle 161 1993
 
KOVELMAN, PAUL H. (1)
6,293,925 Insertion device for an insertion set and method of using the same 651 1998
 
DESIGN MENTOR, INC. (1)
7,238,165 Fluid pump 86 2003
 
SKC CO., LTD. (1)
6,547,839 Method of making an electrochemical cell by the application of polysiloxane onto at least one of the cell components 220 2001
 
DexCorn, Inc. (1)
2009/0062,633 IMPLANTABLE ANALYTE SENSOR 321 2008
 
DexCom (1)
2005/0192,557 INTEGRATED DELIVERY DEVICE FOR CONTINUOUS GLUCOSE SENSOR 601 2004
 
UROCATH CORPORATION (2)
5,030,199 Female incontinence control device with magnetically operable valve and method 126 1989
5,041,092 Urethral indwelling catheter with magnetically controlled drainage valve and method 148 1990
 
CB-CARMEL BIOTECHNOLOGY LTD. (3)
5,474,552 Implantable drug delivery pump 318 1994
5,529,066 Implantable capsule for enhancing cell electric signals 38 1994
5,513,636 Implantable sensor chip 353 1994
 
SPECTRAMED, INC. (1)
4,934,375 Flush-valve assembly for blood pressure measurement catheter 72 1989
 
SUDHA S. MAHURKAR TRUST (2)
6,206,856 Safety syringe 211 2000
2004/0030,294 Retractable needle single use safety syringe 183 2002
 
THE JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY (2)
4,494,950 Plural module medication delivery system 960 1982
4,625,730 Patient ECG recording control for an automatic implantable defibrillator 115 1985
 
Baxter Travenol Laboratories, Inc. (2)
4,789,467 Automated disinfection system 59 1986
4,925,444 Closed multi-fluid delivery system and method 262 1987
 
James E. Cooke (1)
5,006,050 High accuracy disposable cassette infusion pump 123 1988
 
PICHA, GEORGE J. (2)
5,564,439 Infusion device for soft tissue 235 1994
5,798,065 Collagen disruptive surface morphology for implants 210 1997
 
SORENSON DEVELOPMENT, INC. (3)
6,965,791 Implantable biosensor system, apparatus and method 357 2003
2004/0254,433 Sensor introducer system, apparatus and method 401 2003
2005/0183,954 Implantable biosensor system, apparatus and method 142 2005
 
Advanced Neuromodulation Systems, Inc. (2)
6,966,325 Method for manipulating dosage control apparatus 60 2002
7,150,741 Programmable dose control module 69 2002
 
TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING COMPANY, LTD. (1)
5,985,693 High density three-dimensional IC interconnection 125 1997
 
GINER, INC. (1)
5,944,661 Potential and diffusion controlled solid electrolyte sensor for continuous measurement of very low levels of transdermal alcohol 249 1997
 
Kabushiki Kaisha Sigel (1)
5,340,352 Figure adjusting pad and process for manufacturing same 60 1992
 
BRAINLAB AG (1)
6,572,579 Drug delivery and catheter systems, apparatus and processes 47 2000
 
DISETRONIC LICENSING AG (7)
5,108,819 Thin film electrical component 433 1990
5,322,063 Hydrophilic polyurethane membranes for electrochemical glucose sensors 684 1991
5,284,140 Acrylic copolymer membranes for biosensors 309 1992
5,299,571 Apparatus and method for implantation of sensors 657 1993
5,476,094 Acrylic copolymer membranes for biosensors 83 1993
5,411,647 Techniques to improve the performance of electrochemical sensors 744 1994
5,695,623 Glucose measuring device 548 1994
 
I-STAT CORPORATION (7)
5,096,669 Disposable sensing device for real time fluid analysis 460 1988
5,200,051 Wholly microfabricated biosensors and process for the manufacture and use thereof 670 1989
5,063,081 Method of manufacturing a plurality of uniform microfabricated sensing devices having an immobilized ligand receptor 475 1990
5,212,050 Method of forming a permselective layer 136 1990
5,466,575 Process for the manufacture of wholly microfabricated biosensors 124 1992
5,554,339 Process for the manufacture of wholly microfabricated biosensors 265 1993
5,837,454 Process for the manufacture of wholly microfabricated biosensors 323 1995
 
Integ, Inc. (1)
5,582,184 Interstitial fluid collection and constituent measurement 806 1994
 
ENERGY, UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF (1)
5,082,550 Enzyme electrochemical sensor electrode and method of making it 423 1989
 
HORIBA, LTD. (1)
5,182,004 Flow-through type hydrogen peroxide electrode 32 1989
 
Elmwood Sensors, Inc. (1)
4,958,148 Contrast enhancing transparent touch panel device 163 1988
 
FLEET CAPITAL CORPORATION, AS AGENT (1)
5,643,195 Device for regulating the flow of cerebrospinal fluid in a drainage circuit 59 1995
 
MATRIX MEMBRANES, INC. (1)
4,849,458 Segmented polyether polyurethane 257 1988
 
CERCACOR LABORATORIES, INC. (1)
5,743,262 Blood glucose monitoring system 786 1995
 
APPALOOSA MANAGEMENT L.P. (2)
4,889,744 Method for making open-cell, silicone-elastomer medical implant 241 1988
5,007,929 Open-cell, silicone-elastomer medical implant 225 1990
 
ADVANCED MICROBOTICS CORPORATION (1)
5,587,273 Molecularly imprinted materials, method for their preparation and devices employing such materials 174 1995
 
GODO KAISHA IP BRIDGE 1 (7)
2006/0262,987 Variable length coding method and variable length decoding method 0 2006
2006/0262,987 Variable length coding method and variable length decoding method 0 2006
2006/0262,987 Variable length coding method and variable length decoding method 0 2006
2006/0262,987 Variable length coding method and variable length decoding method 0 2006
2006/0262,987 Variable length coding method and variable length decoding method 0 2006
2006/0262,987 Variable length coding method and variable length decoding method 0 2006
2006/0262,987 Variable length coding method and variable length decoding method 0 2006
 
SUPREX CORPORATION (1)
5,954,954 Method and apparatus for determination of analyte concentration 175 1997
 
AMERSHAM BIOSCIENCES AB (1)
6,048,691 Method and system for performing a binding assay 138 1997
 
AGFA-GEVAERT N.V. (1)
6,274,285 Radiation-sensitive recording material for the production of driographic offset printing plates 205 1999
 
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH (1)
6,325,979 Device for gas-sensoring electrodes 212 1999
 
POREX CORPORATION (1)
2003/0134,100 Discrete hydrophilic-hydrophobic porous materials and methods for making the same 38 2002
 
ECOSSENSORS, LTD. (1)
5,575,930 Method of making gas permeable membranes for amperometric gas electrodes 265 1995
 
PANASONIC HEALTHCARE HOLDINGS CO., LTD. (3)
5,582,697 Biosensor, and a method and a device for quantifying a substrate in a sample liquid using the same 604 1995
6,059,946 Biosensor 325 1998
6,309,526 Biosensor 210 1999
 
NIAGARA PUMP CORPORATION (1)
6,213,739 Linear peristaltic pump 76 1999
 
AVL MEDICAL IMSTRUMENTS AG (1)
5,130,009 Sensor device 198 1990
 
THERASENSE, INC. (7)
5,356,786 Interferant eliminating biosensor 758 1993
6,162,611 Subcutaneous glucose electrode 798 2000
6,514,718 Subcutaneous glucose electrode 635 2001
2002/0084,196 Small volume in vitro analyte sensor and methods 393 2001
2003/0100,040 Blood analyte monitoring through subcutaneous measurement 448 2002
6,881,551 Subcutaneous glucose electrode 583 2003
2005/0121,322 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 547 2005
 
INSTRUMENTARIUM CORP. (1)
6,032,667 Variable orifice pulse valve 37 1997
 
GRACO MINNESOTA INC. (1)
4,967,940 Method and apparatus for precision squeeze tube valving, pumping and dispensing of work fluid(s) 90 1989
 
NEUROTECH S.A. (1)
6,083,523 Implantable biocompatable immunoisolatory vehicle for delivery of selected therapeutic products 274 1998
 
MINNTECH CORPORATION (1)
4,994,026 Gravity flow fluid balance system 63 1988
 
NEUROTECH USA, INC. (3)
5,858,747 Control of cell growth in a bioartificial organ with extracellular matrix coated microcarriers 46 1995
5,773,286 Inner supported biocompatible cell capsules 33 1995
6,231,879 Biocompatible devices with foam scaffolds 215 1999
 
THEREX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP (1)
4,955,861 Dual access infusion and monitoring system 226 1988
 
BIGFOOT BIOMEDICAL, INC. (1)
6,270,478 Infusion pump system and an infusion pump unit 87 2000
 
Bio-Flo Limited (1)
5,372,709 Fluid flow control apparatus 76 1993
 
TEMPLE UNIVERSITY - OF THE COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM OF HIGHER EDUCATION (1)
5,590,651 Breathable liquid elimination analysis 257 1995
 
SANOFI-AVENTIS DEUTSCHLAND GMBH (1)
6,036,924 Cassette of lancet cartridges for sampling blood 513 1997
 
Mallinckrodt Sensor Systems Inc. (1)
4,786,394 Apparatus for chemical measurement of blood characteristics 124 1987
 
DOW CORNING CORPORATION (7)
* 4,831,070 Moldable elastomeric pressure sensitive adhesives 112 1987
4,793,555 Container, method and composition for controlling the release of a volatile liquid from an aqueous mixture 48 1988
4,951,657 Heat sealable membrane for transdermal drug release 48 1988
5,588,560 Ergonomeric dispenser for viscous materials 139 1996
5,811,487 Thickening silicones with elastomeric silicone polyethers 320 1996
6,169,155 Silicone gel composition and silicone gel produced therefrom 152 1999
6,541,107 Nanoporous silicone resins having low dielectric constants 174 1999
 
SENTRON V.O.F., OOSTEINDE 8, 9301 LJ, RODEN, THE NETHERLANDS, A CORP. OF NETHERLANDS (1)
4,432,366 Reference electrode catheter 55 1981
 
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY (1)
6,545,085 Polar solvent compatible polyethersiloxane elastomers 192 2001
 
INSULET CORPORATION (4)
6,699,218 Transcutaneous delivery means 536 2001
6,749,587 Modular infusion device and method 533 2002
6,960,192 Transcutaneous fluid delivery system 341 2002
2004/0010,207 Self-contained, automatic transcutaneous physiologic sensing system 543 2002
 
T and G Corporation (1)
5,055,171 Ionic semiconductor materials and applications thereof 318 1990
 
GREGORY F. GILBERT (1)
6,565,535 Medical infusion and aspiration system 47 2001
 
VTQ IP HOLDING CORPORATION (1)
2003/0181,794 Implantable sensor housing, sensor unit and methods for forming and using the same 199 2003
 
CUNO, INCORPORATED, A CORPORATION OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE (1)
5,059,654 Affinity matrices of modified polysaccharide supports 274 1989
 
OPTISCAN BIOMEDICAL CORPORATION (2)
2007/0179,436 Analyte detection system with periodic sample draw and laboratory-grade analyzer 59 2005
2008/0072,663 ACCURATE AND TIMELY BODY FLUID ANALYSIS 95 2007
 
SMITHKLINE BEECHAM CORPORATION (1)
7,168,597 Aerosol metering valve 63 2000
 
GENERAL DYNAMICS CORPORATION (1)
5,676,651 Surgically implantable pump arrangement and method for pumping body fluids 97 1994
 
DESERET MEDICAL, INC., A CORP. OF DE. (1)
4,647,643 Soft non-blocking polyurethanes 76 1985
 
MINNESOTA MINING AND MANUFACTURING COMPANY (1)
5,178,957 Noble metal-polymer composites and flexible thin-film conductors prepared therefrom 60 1991
 
SAFT FINANCE S.AR.L. (1)
6,187,062 Current collection through thermally sprayed tabs at the ends of a spirally wound electrochemical cell 206 1998
 
TERUMO CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS CORPORATION (8)
4,830,013 Intravascular blood parameter measurement system 112 1987
4,928,694 Intravascular blood parameter measurement system 54 1989
4,934,369 Intravascular blood parameter measurement system 298 1989
5,048,525 Blood parameter measurement system with compliant element 38 1990
5,195,963 Method and system for monitoring of blood constituents in vivo 43 1992
5,335,658 Intravascular blood parameter sensing system 50 1992
5,345,932 Method and system for monitoring of blood constituents in vivo 37 1993
5,421,328 Intravascular blood parameter sensing system 75 1994
 
N.V. NEDERLANDSCHE APPARATENFABRIEK NEDAP (1)
5,372,133 Implantable biomedical sensor device, suitable in particular for measuring the concentration of glucose 560 1993
 
TERUMO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (3)
4,689,149 Device for transfer of medical substance 40 1984
4,927,516 Enzyme sensor 481 1987
6,315,738 Assembly having lancet and means for collecting and detecting body fluid 389 1999
 
JULIUS BLUM GMBH (1)
4,984,929 Fitting for fastening the rail member of a drawer 182 1989
 
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (1)
6,534,711 Encapsulation package and method of packaging an electronic circuit module 188 2000
 
XILINX, INC. (1)
5,486,776 Antifuse-based programmable logic circuit 57 1994
 
Rijksuniversiteit te Groningen (1)
5,174,291 Process for using a measuring cell assembly for glucose determination 321 1990
 
SANDIA CORPORATION (1)
6,057,377 Molecular receptors in metal oxide sol-gel materials prepared via molecular imprinting 149 1998
 
E. HELLER & COMPANY (10)
6,134,461 Electrochemical analyte 965 1998
6,175,752 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 1235 1998
6,484,046 Electrochemical analyte sensor 787 2000
6,565,509 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 864 2000
2003/0187,338 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 592 2003
2004/0167,801 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 538 2004
2006/0118,415 Electrochemical Analyte Sensor 7 2006
2007/0213,610 Analyte Monitoring Device and Methods of Use 254 2007
2007/0203,410 Analyte Monitoring Device and Methods of Use 248 2007
2008/0086,041 Analyte Monitoring Device And Methods Of Use 110 2007
 
E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY (1)
2007/0129,524 Thermoplastic polyurethanes comprising polytrimethylene ether soft segments 43 2005
 
SYMBIOSIS CORPORATION (1)
5,549,547 Flexible tube having a tapered diameter portion for use with endoscopic irrigation instruments 33 1994
 
Egomedical Swiss AG (1)
2005/0196,747 Analyte test system for determining the concentration of an analyte in a physiological or aqueous fluid 52 2005
 
THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS (1)
6,074,775 Battery having a built-in controller 117 1998
 
DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS, LLC (1)
6,902,544 Troubleshooting accelerator system for implantable drug delivery pumps 63 2003
 
CARDIOX CORPORATION (1)
5,928,155 Cardiac output measurement with metabolizable analyte containing fluid 121 1998
 
GENORX, INC. (1)
2004/0023,253 Device structure for closely spaced electrodes 229 2002
 
UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS (2)
* 5,165,407 Implantable glucose sensor 826 1991
6,814,845 Method for depositing an enzyme on an electrically conductive substrate 146 2001
 
Contemporary Ocu-Flo, Inc. (1)
4,369,785 Surgical fluid flow system 49 1980
 
KONGSBERG POWER PRODUCTS SYSTEMS I, INC. (1)
6,255,592 Flexible armored communication cable and method of manufacture 42 1999
 
EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES CORPORATION (4)
6,248,077 System for sensing a characteristic of fluid flowing to or from a body 51 1985
5,766,151 Endovascular system for arresting the heart 449 1995
2007/0200,254 Method and apparatus for using flex circuit technology to create an electrode 124 2007
2007/0202,672 Method and apparatus for using flex circuit technology to create a reference electrode channel 122 2007
 
The United States of America as represented by the Secretary of the Navy (1)
6,310,110 Molecularly-imprinted material made by template-directed synthesis 171 1999
 
DANFOSS A/S (1)
2005/0154,272 Method and device for monitoring analyte concentration by use of differential osmotic pressure measurement 41 2005
 
MED USA (1)
5,964,745 Implantable system for cell growth control 30 1996
 
NSCRYPT, INC. (1)
2004/0253,365 Architecture tool and methods of use 59 2004
 
DEKA PRODUCTS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP (1)
6,165,154 Cassette for intravenous-line flow-control system 146 1997
 
EM MICROELECTRONIC-MARIN SA (1)
5,895,235 Process for manufacturing transponders of small dimensions 167 1997
 
PHARMACONTROL CORPORATION (1)
4,750,496 Method and apparatus for measuring blood glucose concentration 363 1987
 
MINIMED INC., A DELAWARE CORPORATION D/B/A MINIMED TECHNOLOGIES (1)
5,390,671 Transcutaneous sensor insertion set 910 1994
 
ALCON MANUFACTURING, LTD. (1)
4,838,281 Linear suction control system 74 1987
 
THORACAR SYSTEMS LLC (1)
2004/0039,406 Method and apparatus for placing and maintaining a percutaneous tube into a body cavity 180 2003
 
Biointerface Technologies, Inc. (1)
5,045,601 Pressure-sensitive adhesive compositions suitable for medical uses 51 1989
 
SEIKO INSTRUMENTS INC. (3)
6,474,360 Variable pressure valve apparatus 36 2000
6,391,019 Valve apparatus and valve system using thereof 38 2000
6,485,449 Pressure-variable valve device and set-pressure adjusting device for the valve device 40 2001
 
Toshiba America Research, Inc. (19)
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 3 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 3 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 3 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 3 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 3 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 3 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 3 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 3 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 3 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 3 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 3 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 3 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 3 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 3 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 3 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 3 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 3 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 3 2001
2002/0191,558 Distributed soft handoff among IP-based base stations 3 2001
 
UROVALVE INDUSTRIES, INC. (1)
6,066,088 Intraurethral magnetic valve 46 1998
 
UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY RESEARCH FOUNDATION (2)
6,948,492 Programmable multi-dose intranasal drug delivery device 48 2001
6,663,615 Dual stage microvalve and method of use 36 2001
 
Konjac Technologies, LLC (1)
6,537,318 Use of glucomannan hydrocolloid as filler material in prostheses 186 1998
 
NOVO NORDISK A/S (2)
5,269,891 Method and apparatus for determination of a constituent in a fluid 435 1993
6,936,006 Atraumatic insertion of a subcutaneous device 493 2003
 
W & A Bates Limited (1)
4,626,104 Method and apparatus for mixing particulate materials 27 1984
 
E. R. Squibb & Sons, Inc. (1)
4,583,976 Catheter support 200 1984
 
Inverness Medical Limited (1)
6,733,655 Measurement of substances in liquids 143 2000
 
TRIVIDIA HEALTH, INC. (1)
2005/0143,675 Integrated diagnostic test system 394 2004
 
ISONEA LIMITED (1)
6,168,568 Phonopneumograph system 351 1996
 
QUEEN MARY AND WESTFIELD COLLEGE (1)
5,749,832 Monitoring systems 187 1994
 
Islet Sheet Medical, Inc. (1)
6,372,244 RETRIEVABLE BIOARTIFICIAL IMPLANTS HAVING DIMENSIONS ALLOWING RAPID DIFFUSION OF OXYGEN AND RAPID BIOLOGICAL RESPONSE TO PHYSIOLOGICAL CHANGE, PROCESSES FOR THEIR MANUFACTURE, AND METHODS FOR THEIR USE 53 2000
 
RIKEN (1)
6,773,565 NOx sensor 174 2001
 
CYTYC CORPORATION (1)
6,309,384 Method and apparatus for tubal occlusion 217 1999
 
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY (3)
6,407,195 Tackified polydiorganosiloxane oligourea segmented copolymers and a process for making same 87 1997
5,879,828 Membrane electrode assembly 104 1997
7,078,582 Stretch removable adhesive articles and methods 96 2001
 
REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA (3)
4,705,503 Metabolite sensor including a chemical concentration sensitive flow controller for a drug delivery system 82 1986
4,927,407 Cardiac assist pump with steady rate supply of fluid lubricant 268 1989
5,910,554 Highly cross-linked polymeric supports 54 1997
 
MINI/MED INC., A DELAWARE CORP. D/B/A MINIMED TECHNOLOGIES (1)
5,482,473 Flex circuit connector 443 1994
 
CP MEDICAL, INC. (1)
2003/0225,437 Device for retaining material 194 2003
 
UNIVERSITE DE MONTREAL (1)
5,824,651 Process for modification of implant surface with bioactive conjugates for improved integration 50 1996
 
SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD. (2)
4,803,243 Block-graft copolymer 178 1987
4,988,758 Fluorosilicone rubber composition 127 1988
 
Alderon Industries, LLC (1)
6,683,535 Water detection system and method 201 2000
 
CAREFUSION 303, INC. (2)
5,356,378 Fluid line condition detection 113 1994
6,358,225 Upstream occlusion detection system 77 1998
 
HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN IN RIGHT OF CANADA AS REPRESENTED BY THE NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL CANADA (1)
5,116,313 Variable intensity remote controlled needleless injectors 85 1990
 
NIPRO CORPORATION (1)
6,554,805 Infusion rate adjusting device for drug solution injector 36 2001
 
SKRABAL, FALCO (1)
5,097,834 Process for determining parameters of interest in living organisms 318 1989
 
CONTINENTAL AUTOMOTIVE GMBH (1)
6,699,383 Method for determining a NOx concentration 162 2002
 
Active Protective Technologies, Inc. (9)
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 15 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 15 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 15 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 15 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 15 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 15 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 15 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 15 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 15 2004
 
BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY (1)
* 5,611,900 Microbiosensor used in-situ 348 1995
 
BOEHRINGER MANNHEIM GMBH (1)
5,507,288 Analytical system for monitoring a substance to be analyzed in patient-blood 924 1995
 
UNITED STATES SURGICAL CORPORATION (1)
5,697,976 Bioabsorbable implant material 113 1994
 
TYCO INTERNATIONAL LTD., A CORPORATION OF BERMUDA (1)
4,990,231 Corrosion protection system 15 1990
 
NOVARTIS AG (3)
5,518,601 Extended use planar sensors 241 1995
5,945,498 Polysiloxane-comprising perfluoroalkyl ethers and the preparation and use thereof 78 1997
2005/0013,842 Antimicrobial medical devices 53 2004
 
Micro-Circuits Company (1)
4,578,215 Electrical conductivity-enhancing and protecting material 148 1983
 
THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL (1)
2007/0275,193 Functional Materials and Novel Methods for the Fabrication of Microfluidic Devices 56 2005
 
BODY SCIENCE LLC (1)
5,957,854 Wireless medical diagnosis and monitoring equipment 698 1997
 
THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO (4)
4,813,424 Long-life membrane electrode for non-ionic species 321 1987
4,986,271 Vivo refillable glucose sensor 438 1989
5,431,160 Miniature implantable refillable glucose sensor and material therefor 484 1993
5,476,776 Immobilized enzymes for use in an electrochemical sensor 194 1994
 
HOFFMANN-LA ROCHE INC. (1)
5,931,814 Dermally affixed injection device 417 1997
 
Luxtron Corporation (1)
4,986,671 Three-parameter optical fiber sensor and system 352 1989
 
Pacesetter, Inc. (5)
4,944,299 High speed digital telemetry system for implantable device 645 1989
5,404,877 Leadless implantable sensor assembly and a cardiac emergency warning alarm 219 1993
6,585,763 Implantable therapeutic device and method 335 1998
6,527,729 Method for monitoring patient using acoustic sensor 526 2000
2005/0288,596 Implantable pressure transducer system optimized for reduced thrombosis effect 74 2005
 
New Mexico State University Foundation, Inc. (1)
* 5,676,820 Remote electrochemical sensor 206 1995
 
JOHNSON & JOHNSON PROFESSIONAL, INC. (1)
5,928,182 Pediatric programmable hydrocephalus valve 117 1997
 
OPTICAL SENSORS INCORPORATED (1)
2003/0225,324 Noninvasive detection of a physiologic Parameter within a body tissue of a patient 49 2002
 
GLUCON INC. (1)
2007/0249,916 Wearable Glucometer 30 2005
 
CORNELL UNIVERSITY (1)
5,451,260 Method and apparatus for CVD using liquid delivery system with an ultrasonic nozzle 192 1994
 
GENZYME CORPORATION (1)
5,879,713 Targeted delivery via biodegradable polymers 416 1997
 
Echo Therapeutics, Inc. (1)
2006/0094,946 System and method for analyte sampling and analysis with hydrogel 52 2005
 
ARBMETRICS LLC (2)
6,343,225 Implantable glucose sensor 306 1999
6,815,186 Implantable glucose sensor 279 2002
 
CAMBRIDGE LIFE SCIENCES PLC (2)
4,970,145 Immobilized enzyme electrodes 386 1988
5,160,418 Enzyme electrodes and improvements in the manufacture thereof 271 1989
 
GLT ACQUISITION CORP. (1)
6,998,247 Method and apparatus using alternative site glucose determinations to calibrate and maintain noninvasive and implantable analyzers 527 2003
 
Strato Medical Corporation (1)
5,112,301 Bidirectional check valve catheter 204 1991
 
UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH - OF THE COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM OF HIGHER EDUCATION (2)
4,805,624 Low-potential electrochemical redox sensors 366 1987
6,256,522 Sensors for continuous monitoring of biochemicals and related method 325 1995
 
GRASEBY MEDICAL LIMITED (1)
5,429,485 Plural inlet pumping cassette with integral manifold 177 1994
 
CRANFIELD UNIVERSITY (1)
2005/0056,551 Electrochemical detection of analytes 130 2004
 
Cardiac Pacemakers, Inc. (1)
2003/0036,773 Systems and methods for treatment of coronary artery disease 252 2002
 
THE TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (1)
5,928,195 Remote control drug delivery device 244 1998
 
KARUBE, ISAO (1)
4,975,175 Miniaturized oxygen electrode and miniaturized biosensor and production process thereof 187 1989
 
THE PENN STATE RESEARCH FOUNDATION (1)
2007/0259,217 Materials and configurations for scalable microbial fuel cells 176 2007
 
ACIST MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
5,515,851 Angiographic fluid control system 122 1993
 
Beckman Instruments, Inc. (1)
4,694,861 Rotary pinch valve 50 1986
 
POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY (1)
5,089,112 Electrochemical biosensor based on immobilized enzymes and redox polymers 504 1990
 
WILLIAM REBER, L.L.C. (1)
5,961,451 Noninvasive apparatus having a retaining member to retain a removable biosensor 587 1997
 
Thermometrics (1)
4,554,927 Pressure and temperature sensor 353 1983
 
INTEGUMENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
5,977,241 Polymer and inorganic-organic hybrid composites and methods for making same 67 1997
 
NISHITOMO CO., LTD. (1)
5,137,028 Clinical thermometer for women 341 1990
 
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (2)
5,109,850 Automatic blood monitoring for medication delivery method and apparatus 375 1991
5,814,599 Transdermal delivery of encapsulated drugs 445 1995
 
NEC CORPORATION (2)
5,384,028 Biosensor with a data memory 420 1993
6,144,871 Current detecting sensor and method of fabricating the same 214 1999
 
WALKER, SR., FRANK J. (2)
5,688,239 Urinary tract treating assembly with prostate flushing 53 1995
6,183,437 Electronic control unit and tubing assembly system for automatically controlling urinary irrigation 43 1997
 
THE UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY (1)
5,783,054 Method for producing improved sensor 52 1997
 
ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS INTERNATIONAL AG (1)
7,335,286 Immersion sensor for measuring the concentration of an analyte with the help of an oxidase 35 2003
 
NISSAN MOTOR CO., LTD. (1)
5,034,112 Device for measuring concentration of nitrogen oxide in combustion gas 275 1989
 
ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS GMBH (2)
5,879,373 System and method for the determination of tissue properties 346 1995
6,379,317 Analytical measuring device with lancing device 358 2000
 
RIVERS, EMANUEL (1)
5,673,694 Method and apparatus for continuous measurement of central venous oxygen saturation 41 1995
 
BAUSCH & LOMB INCORPORATED (3)
5,135,297 Surface coating of polymer objects 107 1990
2007/0142,584 Silicon-containing monomers end-capped with polymerizable cationic hydrophilic groups 50 2006
2008/0312,397 Silicone-Containing Prepolymers 25 2007
 
Hospira, Inc. (2)
5,310,469 Biosensor with a membrane containing biologically active material 290 1991
5,326,449 Composite membrane 247 1993
 
STATE OF MAINE - DECD (1)
6,232,783 Method for monitoring an aqueous flow using selective film 143 1999
 
CORDIS EUROPA N.V. (2)
4,478,222 Electrochemical sensing apparatus with in situ calibration 68 1981
4,534,825 Method of making an electrochemical sensing cell 120 1984
 
LYNN, LAWRENCE A. (1)
5,549,569 Ex vivo blood isolation system 68 1995
 
LAWRENCE LIVERMORE NATIONAL SECURITY, LLC (1)
6,201,980 Implantable medical sensor system 430 1998
 
Electro Medical Systems, S.A. (1)
4,492,575 Dental prophylactic apparatus 68 1983
 
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA (1)
2006/0289,307 Epoxy Enhanced Polymer Membrane to Increase Durability of Biosensors 44 2005
 
LIFESCAN SCOTLAND LIMITED (2)
2005/0133,368 Electrochemical test strip for reducing the effect of direct interference current 232 2004
2005/0139,489 Method of reducing the effect of direct and mediated interference current in an electrochemical test strip 283 2004
 
NIHON KOHDEN CORPORATION (1)
4,736,748 Blood component monitoring system 113 1987
 
ASH ACCESS TECHNOLOGY, INC. (2)
4,777,953 Capillary filtration and collection method for long-term monitoring of blood constituents 347 1987
4,854,322 Capillary filtration and collection device for long-term monitoring of blood constituents 326 1987
 
L-Vad Technology (1)
5,904,666 Method and apparatus for measuring flow rate and controlling delivered volume of fluid through a valve aperture 90 1997
 
LIFESCAN, INC. (8)
5,304,468 Reagent test strip and apparatus for determination of blood glucose 663 1993
5,426,032 No-wipe whole blood glucose test strip 323 1993
5,714,123 Protective shield for a blood glucose strip 270 1996
5,863,400 Electrochemical cells 167 1997
6,454,710 Devices and methods for monitoring an analyte 231 2001
2002/0188,185 PERCUTANEOUS BIOLOGICAL FLUID SAMPLING AND ANALYTE MEASUREMENT DEVICES AND METHODS 199 2001
2004/0120,848 Method for manufacturing a sterilized and calibrated biosensor-based medical device 107 2002
2007/0017,805 Method and device for sampling and analyzing interstitial fluid and whole blood samples 219 2006
 
YISSUM RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT COMPANY OF THE HEBREW UNIVERSITY OF JERUSALEM LTD. (2)
5,630,978 Preparation of biologically active molecules by molecular imprinting 36 1995
5,858,296 Preparation of biologically active molecules by molecular imprinting 24 1997
 
UNIVERSITY, THOMAS JEFFERSON, A PA CORP. (1)
6,122,536 Implantable sensor and system for measurement and control of blood constituent levels 713 1998
 
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA (1)
6,554,822 Microbolus infusion pump 131 2000
 
ISC LICENSING CORPORATION, A CA CORP. (1)
5,009,251 Fluid flow control 70 1988
 
Coulter International Corp. (1)
5,607,565 Apparatus for measuring analytes in a fluid sample 154 1995
 
SHERWOOD SERVICES AG (1)
4,919,649 Fluid delivery system 50 1987
 
Coulter Electronics, Inc. (1)
4,457,339 Multiprogrammable pinch valve module 53 1982
 
NEOGEN CORPORATION (1)
6,858,020 Vaccinator device 38 2002
 
TENAX THERAPEUTICS, INC (2)
5,964,993 Glucose sensor 543 1996
5,914,026 Implantable sensor employing an auxiliary electrode 327 1997
 
EXOSTAT MEDICAL, INC. (1)
2004/0006,263 Noninvasive detection of a physiologic parameter within a body tissue of a patient 44 2003
 
THE GOVERNING COUNCIL OF THE UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO (1)
4,353,888 Encapsulation of live animal cells 353 1980
 
THE MARINE BIOLOGICAL LABORATORY (1)
6,802,957 Self-referencing enzyme-based microsensor and method of use 348 2001
 
SPACELABS, INC. (1)
5,145,565 Contamination-free method and apparatus for measuring body fluid chemical parameters 213 1989
 
BOARD OF REGENTS, THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SYSTEM (8)
5,380,536 Biocompatible microcapsules 233 1991
5,264,104 Enzyme electrodes 785 1992
5,593,852 Subcutaneous glucose electrode 908 1994
* 6,284,478 Subcutaneous glucose electrode 707 1996
5,938,636 Autoinfuser for resuscitation and method of infusion fluid injection 65 1997
5,965,380 Subcutaneous glucose electrode 810 1999
6,083,710 Electrochemical analyte measurement system 732 1999
6,121,009 Electrochemical analyte measurement system 776 1999
 
PFIZER INC. (1)
5,431,921 Dispensing device containing a hydrophobic medium 344 1993
 
WYATT, PHILIP, LOS ANGELES (1)
4,763,648 Method and apparatus for arterial and venous blood sampling 96 1986
 
AVL AG (1)
4,366,040 Capillary-reference electrode 42 1981
 
GREATBATCH LTD. (1)
6,013,113 Slotted insulator for unsealed electrode edges in electrochemical cells 216 1998
 
AVL MEDICAL INSTRUMENTS (2)
5,243,982 Device for determining the concentration of at least one substance in organic tissue 70 1991
5,683,562 Planar sensor for determining a chemical parameter of a sample 318 1995
 
OPTEL INSTRUMENTS LIMITED (INCORPORATED IN THE UNITED KINGDOM) (1)
6,403,944 System for measuring a biological parameter by means of photoacoustic interaction 103 2000
 
CHASE MANHATTAN BANK USA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION (1)
5,626,563 Irrigation system with tubing cassette 55 1995
 
UT-BATTELLE, LLC (2)
6,251,280 Imprint-coating synthesis of selective functionalized ordered mesoporous sorbents for separation and sensors 158 1999
6,673,596 In vivo biosensor apparatus and method of use 305 1999
 
MAXIM INTEGRATED PRODUCTS, INC. (1)
2002/0177,763 Integrated lancets and methods 221 2001
 
ABBOTT LABORATORIES (4)
4,907,857 Optical fiber distribution system for an optical fiber sensor 169 1989
6,093,156 Method and apparatus for obtaining blood for diagnostic tests 555 1997
6,730,200 Electrochemical sensor for analysis of liquid samples 251 2001
6,801,041 Sensor having electrode for determining the rate of flow of a fluid 338 2002
 
ICU MEDICAL, INC. (3)
5,640,470 Fiber-optic detectors with terpolymeric analyte-permeable matrix coating 143 1995
5,873,862 Medical valve and method of use 107 1997
5,995,208 Intravascular oximetry catheter 45 1998
 
WACKER CHEMICAL CORPORATION (1)
6,365,670 Organopolysiloxane gels for use in cosmetics 195 2000
 
METROHM AG (1)
5,686,829 Voltammetric method and apparatus 303 1995
 
ABBOTT MEDICAL OPTICS INC. (1)
5,397,848 Enhancing the hydrophilicity of silicone polymers 232 1993
 
SAMSUNG SDI CO., LTD. (1)
2006/0263,673 Cylindrical lithium secondary battery 28 2006
 
STRYKER CORPORATION (2)
5,810,770 Fluid management pump system for surgical procedures 87 1996
6,602,221 Self-contained fluid management pump system for surgical procedures 39 2000
 
ABBOTT DIABETES CARE INC. (38)
5,972,199 Electrochemical analyte sensors using thermostable peroxidase 575 1997
6,294,281 Biological fuel cell and method 282 1998
6,461,496 Small volume in vitro analyte sensor with diffusible or non-leachable redox mediator 745 1999
6,592,745 Method of using a small volume in vitro analyte sensor with diffusible or non-leachable redox mediator 462 2000
6,618,934 Method of manufacturing small volume in vitro analyte sensor 713 2000
* 6,654,625 Mass transport limited in vivo analyte sensor 652 2000
6,591,125 Small volume in vitro analyte sensor with diffusible or non-leachable redox mediator 792 2000
6,579,690 Blood analyte monitoring through subcutaneous measurement 791 2000
6,329,161 Subcutaneous glucose electrode 845 2000
* 6,560,471 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 823 2001
6,689,265 Electrochemical analyte sensors using thermostable soybean peroxidase 313 2001
7,058,437 Methods of determining concentration of glucose 316 2003
2003/0199,744 Small volume in vitro analyte sensor with diffusible or non-leachable redox mediator 485 2003
7,225,535 Method of manufacturing electrochemical sensors 359 2003
7,381,184 Sensor inserter assembly 113 2003
2004/0133,164 Sensor inserter device and methods of use 365 2003
6,990,366 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 404 2003
7,003,341 Analyte monitoring devices and methods of use 486 2003
7,190,988 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 436 2003
6,975,893 Mass transport limited in vivo analyte sensor 151 2003
2004/0111,017 Mass transport limited in vivo analyte sensor 148 2003
* 2004/0186,365 Continuous glucose monitoring system and methods of use 496 2003
2004/0219,664 Electrodes with multilayer membranes and methods of using and making the electrodes 233 2004
2005/0239,154 A METHOD OF CALIBRATING AN ANALYTE-MEASUREMENT DEVICE, AND ASSOCIATED METHODS, DEVICES AND SYSTEMS 550 2004
2005/0215,871 Analyte sensor, and associated system and method employing a catalytic agent 380 2004
2006/0003,398 Subcutaneous glucose electrode 285 2005
2006/0189,863 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 304 2005
2007/0203,407 Analyte sensors and methods of use 194 2006
2006/0224,141 Method and system for providing integrated medication infusion and analyte monitoring system 168 2006
2007/0233,013 Covers for tissue engaging members 130 2006
2007/0151,869 Subcutaneous Glucose Electrode 145 2007
2007/0215,491 Subcutaneous Glucose Electrode 155 2007
2007/0218,097 Subcutaneous Glucose Electrode 177 2007
2008/0086,040 Analyte Monitoring Device And Methods Of Use 110 2007
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JR286 Technologies, Inc. (1)
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Asahi Medical Co., Ltd. (1)
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SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT (4)
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5,704,354 Electrocatalytic glucose sensor 207 1995
 
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8,880,137 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 1 2003
8,612,159 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 1 2004
8,672,844 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2004
* 2004/0171,921 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 274 2004
9,011,331 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2004
9,042,953 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2007
9,014,773 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2007
8,409,131 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 2 2007
8,774,887 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2007
9,066,694 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2007
8,649,841 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2007
9,066,695 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2007
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8,670,815 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2007
* 2007/0203,410 Analyte Monitoring Device and Methods of Use 248 2007
9,072,477 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2007
8,617,071 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2007
* 2007/0244,380 ANALYTE MONITORING DEVICE AND METHODS OF USE 200 2007
8,666,469 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 4 2007
8,260,392 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 9 2008
8,224,413 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2008
8,273,022 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 2 2009
8,840,553 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2009
8,744,545 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2009
8,738,109 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2009
8,597,189 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2009
8,734,348 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2009
8,660,627 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2009
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8,346,336 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2009
8,366,614 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 18 2009
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8,275,439 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 2 2009
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8,668,645 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 3 2003
8,974,386 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2005
* 2006/0189,863 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 304 2005
8,480,580 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 2 2007
8,231,532 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 3 2007
9,011,332 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2007
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8,255,031 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2009
8,226,555 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 3 2009
* 2009/0187,088 Analyte Monitoring Device and Methods of Use 127 2009
8,162,829 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2009
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8,688,188 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 6 2009
8,465,425 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 5 2009
8,346,337 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 21 2009
8,175,673 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 1 2009
8,235,896 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2009
8,177,716 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2009
8,226,557 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2009
8,287,454 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 2 2010
9,066,697 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2011
8,652,043 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2012
8,920,319 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2012
9,078,607 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2013
9,020,573 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2013
8,915,850 Analyte monitoring device and methods of use 0 2014
 
ATOMO DIAGNOSTICS PTY LIMITED (1)
9,295,987 Integrated testing device 0 2013
 
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9,044,199 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 0 2005
8,989,833 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 0 2005
8,858,434 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 0 2005
8,515,516 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 5 2005
* 2006/0036,140 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 488 2005
* 2006/0020,188 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 488 2005
8,886,272 Analyte sensor 0 2006
8,615,282 Analyte sensor 0 2006
* 2006/0155,180 Analyte sensor 286 2006
* 2006/0270,923 Analyte sensor 145 2006
* 2007/0027,370 Analyte sensor 126 2006
8,229,534 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 28 2007
* 2008/0071,156 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 287 2007
8,690,775 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 1 2008
8,483,791 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 10 2008
* 2008/0214,915 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 378 2008
* 2008/0188,731 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 377 2008
8,475,373 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 10 2008
* 2008/0275,313 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 353 2008
* 2009/0036,763 ANALYTE SENSOR 308 2008
8,290,560 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 25 2008
8,457,708 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 13 2008
8,515,519 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 3 2009
* 2009/0156,919 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 279 2009
9,060,742 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 0 2010
8,792,953 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 0 2010
8,792,954 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 0 2010
* 2010/0174,165 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 107 2010
* 2010/0174,166 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 112 2010
8,801,611 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 0 2010
8,721,545 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 0 2010
* 2010/0179,404 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 123 2010
8,474,397 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 10 2010
* 2010/0212,583 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 117 2010
8,825,127 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 0 2010
8,571,625 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 3 2010
8,565,849 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 3 2010
8,548,551 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 6 2010
8,463,350 Transcutaneous analyte sensor 13 2010
* 2010/0228,497 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 87 2010
* 2010/0228,109 TRANSCUTANEOUS ANALYTE SENSOR 91 2010
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