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Edwards Lifesciences Assigned Patent

February 17, 2014

By Targeted News Service

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 17 -- Edwards Lifesciences, Irvine, Calif., has been assigned a patent (8,641,757) developed by 13 co-inventors for systems "for rapidly deploying surgical heart valves." The co-inventors are Andrew Phung, Brea, Calif., Lawrence J. Farhat, Carlsbad, Calif., Faisal Kalam, Corona, Calif., Sara M. Walls, Draper, Utah, Harvey H. Chen, Irvine, Calif., Qinggang Zeng, Irvine, Calif., Carey L. Cristea, Lake Forest, Calif., Rafael Pintor, Mission Viejo, Calif., William C. Brunnett, Mission Viejo, Calif., Michael J. Scott, San Diego, Thomas Chien, San Jose, Calif., August R. Yambao, Temecula, Calif., and Kevin W. Zheng, Torrance, Calif.

The patent application was filed on June 23, 2011 (13/167,639). The full text of the patent can be found at

Written by Eloisa Asedillo; edited by Vessie Ann Abalos.


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