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, CA92

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Colliou, Olivier Menlo Park, CA 44 760
Robertson, Timothy L Vallejo, CA 21 238
Snyder, Eric J South San Francisco, CA 7 86
Zdeblick, Mark J Portola Valley, CA 62 958

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