Patent Portfolio

Research conducted at The International Heart Institute of Montana Foundation has produced several United States and International Patent applications and patent awards. To inquire about purchasing, licensing, or collaborating in business development opportunities with IHIMF, contact Executive Director Tim Descamps.

Patent Title Date Issued                  Patent #    
Sigmoid Valve and Method for its Percutaneous Implantation October 5, 2010
October 24, 2006
Reed Valve for Implantation into Mammalian Blood Vessels and Heart with Optional Temporary or Permanent Support  January 9, 2007 7,160,320
Compliant Dehydrated Tissue for Implantation and Process of Making the Same October 7, 2003
August 21, 2001
Mold to Form Stent-less Replacement Heart Valves from Biological Membranes December 10, 2002 6,491,511
Atrio-ventricular Valvular Device March 19, 2002 6,358,277
Solution and Method for Treating Autologous Tissue for Implant Operation March 5, 2002 6,352,708