By Targeted News Service
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 5 -- Medtronic, Minneapolis, has been assigned a patent (8,825,160) developed by 12 co-inventors for a "complex connector in component footprint of implantable medical device." The co-inventors are Angela Rodgers, Minneapolis, Andrew J. Ries, Lino Lakes, Minnesota, Kurt J. Casby, Grant, Minnesota, John D. Norton, New Brighton, Minnesota, Mark D. Breyen, Plymouth, Minnesota, Dan D. Erklouts, Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, Brian J. Ross, Maple Grove, Minnesota, Timothy T. Bomstad, Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota, Wayne L. Appleseth, Lino Lakes, Minnesota, Michael E. Clarke, St. Michael, Minnesota, Jeffrey L. Kehn, Chaska, Minnesota, and Scott J. Robinson, Forest Lake, Minnesota.
The patent application was filed on Feb. 26, 2013 (13/777,625). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8,825,160.PN.&OS=PN/8,825,160&RS=PN/8,825,160
Written by Deviprasad Jena; edited by Jaya Anand.