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Issued (USA)

  • Functionalizing Medical Devices with a Polydiolcitrate (U.S. Patent #8758796 B2 issued 06-2014) J. Yang and G.A. Ameer
  • Licensed to VesselTek BioMedical LLC

  • Biodegradable Nitric oxide-Generating Elastomeric Polyesters ((US divisional patent application #14/062,464, allowance 04-2014) H. Zhao, M.R. Kibbe and G.A. Ameer
  • Licensed to VesselTek BioMedical LLC

  • Biodegradable Nitric oxide-Generating Elastomeric Polyesters (U.S. Patent #8580912 B2 issued 11-2013) H. Zhao, M.R. Kibbe and G.A. Ameer
  • Licensed to VesselTek BioMedical LLC

  • A Novel(diol-co-citrate) Hydroxyapatite Composite for Clinical Fixation Devices (U.S. Patent #8568765 B2 issued 10-2013) J. Yang, H, Qiu and G.A. Ameer
  • Licensed to Citrics Biomedical Inc.

  • Functionalizing Medical Devices with a Polydiolcitrate U.S. Patent #8404264 B2 issued 03-2013) J. Yang and G.A. Ameer
  • Licensed to VesselTek BioMedical LLC

  • Biodegradable Polymer (U.S. Patent #7722894 issued 05-2010) Y Wang, G.A. Ameer, and R. Langer.
  • Licensed to Secant Medical, Inc and Gecko Biomedical

  • Transdermal Thermal Polymerization (U.S. patent #7097855 issued 08-2006) G.A. Ameer, E.T. Crumpler, and R. Langer

  • Cell Delivery Using Controllable Degradable Mesh-Gel Constructs (U.S. Patent #6699470 issued 03-2004) G. A. Ameer and R. Langer

  • Apparatus for treating whole blood comprising concentric cylinders defining an annulus therebetween (U.S. Patent #6099730 issued 08-2000), G. A. Ameer , R. Langer, M. Rupnik, H. Ploegh, and E. Grovender.

Issued (Outside USA)


  • Functionalizing Medical Devices with a Polydiolcitrate (EU Application #EP1988847 A4, issued 04-2014, National phase patents in United Kingdom, France, German, Italy) J. Yang and G. A. Ameer
  • Licensed to VesselTek BioMedical LLC

  • Biodegradable Nitric Oxide Generating Polymers and Related Biomedical Devices (Japan Patent #5495337 issued 03-2014) H. Zhao, M.R. Kibbe, and G.A. Ameer.
  • Licensed to VesselTek BioMedical LLC

  • Biodegradable Nitric Oxide Generating Polymers and Related Biomedical Devices (China Patent #ZL200980142162.6, issued 06-2014) H. Zhao, M.R. Kibbe, and G.A. Ameer.
  • Licensed to VesselTek BioMedical LLC

  • Controlled and Localized Release of Retinoids to Improve Neointimal Hyperplasia (Australian Patent #2009266917, issued 10-2013) G.A. Ameer, A. Webb, M.R. Kibbe.
  • Licensed to VesselTek BioMedical LLC

  • Biodegradable Polymer (European Patent Convention Patent No. 1448656, issued 02-2007) Y. Wang, G. A. Ameer, and R. Langer

Pending

  • Liquid Cast Biodegradable Arterial Stent (Patent Application #PCT/US2011/032533; PCT International Patent Application filed 4/14/11, Pending) , Kibbe M.R. and G.A. Ameer.

  • Pharmaceutical Compositions and Methods for Digesting Atherosclerotic Plaques (Patent Application #PCT/US2011/032530; PCT International Patent Application filed 4/14/11, Pending) , Kibbe M.R., Ameer, G.A. and V. Varu.

  • Citric Acid Polymers (U.S. Application #12/488,306, Pending), G.A. Ameer, J. Yang, R. Hoshi

  • Controlled and Localized Release of Retinoids to Improve Neointimal Hyperplasia (Patent Application #PCT/US2009/049546, US, Canada, EU, and China are Pending), G. A. Ameer, M. Kibbe, A. Webb
  • Licensed to VesselTek BioMedical LLC

  • Multidimensional Elastic Light Scattering (Application #11/261,452 filed Oct, 2005) V. Backman, H. Roy, R. Wali, Y. Kim , Y. Liu, J. Yang , J. Allen, A. Webb, and G.A. Ameer

  • Novel Biodegradable Elastomeric Scaffold for Tissue Engineering and Light Scattering Fingerprinting Methods for Testing the Same (Application #10/945,354 Pending)), J. Yang, A. Webb, G.A. Ameer.
  • Licensed to VesselTek BioMedical LLC

  • Biodegradable Nanocomposites with Enhanced Mechanical Properties for Soft Tissue Engineering (U.S. Application #14/083,071, Pending) A. Webb and G.A. Ameer.

  • Injectable thermoresponsive polyelectrolytes (Application PCT/US2012/023293, U.S. Application #13/982,980 (filed Jul 2013), EPO Application 12741537.0 (filed Jan 2012), Pending), J. Yang, R. van Lith, and G.A. Ameer
  • Licensed to Axenic BioMedical LLC