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Medtronic Assigned Patent for Proximity Based Selection of Implantable Medical Device for Far Field Communication

February 13, 2014

By Targeted News Service

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 13 -- Medtronic, Minneapolis, has been assigned a patent (8,649,757) developed by seven co-inventors for a "proximity based selection of an implantable medical device for far field communication." The co-inventors are Earle T. Roberts, Maple Grove, Minn., Donald L. Villalta, Minneapolis, David S. Slack, Plymouth, Minn., Irfan Z. Ali, Woodbury, Minn., Sudheendhar Raghavendran, St. Anthony, Minn., Nathan A. Torgerson, Andover, Minn., and Garrett R. Sipple, Circle Pines, Minn.

The patent application was filed on Jan. 13, 2010 (12/686,971). The full-text of the patent can be found at

Written by Balkishan Dalai; edited by Jaya Anand.


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