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Covidien Assigned Patent for Compound Barb Medical Device

June 10, 2014

By Targeted News Service

ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 10 -- Covidien, Mansfield, Massachusetts, has been assigned a patent (8,73,389) developed by five co-inventors for a "compound barb medical device and method." The co-inventors are Matthew D. Cohen, Berlin, Connecticut, Nicholas Maiorino, Branford, Connecticut, Timothy D. Kosa, Hamden, Connecticut, Mark S. Buchter, Ansonia, Connecticut, and Michael Primavera, Orange, Connecticut.

The patent application was filed on Aug. 19, 2011 (13/213,287). The full-text of the patent can be found at

Written by Merly Lapig; edited by Marlyn Vitin.

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