US Patent No: 8,115,618

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RFID antenna for in-body device

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RFID antennas for ingestible devices, such as ingestible event markers, are provided. Aspects of the ingestible devices of the invention include RFID signal transmission antennas with a battery that is activated upon being exposed to fluid in the body. Embodiments of the RFID antennas are configured to emit a detectable signal upon contact with a target physiological site. Also provided are methods of making and using the devices of the invention.

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PROTEUS DIGITAL HEALTH, INC.REDWOOD CITY, CA98

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Colliou, Olivier Los Gatos, US 33 639
Robertson, Timothy L Belmont, US 15 121
Snyder, Eric J South San Francisco, US 5 3
Zdeblick, Mark J Portola Valley, US 43 670

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THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA (2)
* 8,830,037 In vivo RFID chip 0 2009
* 2010/0171,596 IN VIVO RFID CHIP 0 2009
 
ECOLE POLYTECHNIQUE FEDERALE DE LAUSANNE (EPFL) (1)
9,072,906 Apparatus and method for optimized stimulation of a neurological target 0 2014
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