Intellectual property, including patentable inventions, developed by NOVO in the course of contracted services becomes the property of our clients. NOVO engineers appear as inventors on hundreds of U.S. utility patents in numerous fields. Our staff is selected for their innovation and problem-solving skills, and most have several patents; some have dozens. On nearly every project, NOVO engineers create meaningful intellectual property that builds our clients’ patent portfolios. Patents naming NOVO engineers as inventors are proudly displayed on the walls of our offices and serve as a constant reminder of the competitive advantage we bring to our customers.

105 Issued U.S. Patents And Counting
Patent #Patent TypePatent Title
10 369 274Medical DeviceSterile fluid pathway connection to drug containers for drug delivery pumps
10 322 231Medical DeviceDrive mechanism for drug delivery pumps with integrated status indication
10 245 388 B2Medical DeviceInjection device for minimally invasive procedures and uses thereof
10 092 693Medical DeviceControlled delivery drive mechanisms for drug delivery pumps
10 076 441Medical DeviceDevices for cooling the nasal cavity
10 046 115Medical DeviceDrive control mechanisms and automatic injectors for injectable cartridges
9 999 727Medical DeviceDrive mechanism for drug delivery pumps with integrated status indication
9 987 419Medical DeviceControlled delivery drive mechanisms for drug delivery pumps
9 931 065Medical DeviceTranscutaneous analyte sensors, applicators therefor, and associated methods
9 833 176Medical DeviceTranscutaneous analyte sensor
9 814 832Medical DeviceDrive mechanism for drug delivery pumps with integrated status indication
9 814 498Medical DeviceApparatus and methods for reduction of vertebral bodies in a spine
9 802 035Medical DeviceApparatus for electrically mediated delivery of therapeutic agents
9 775 741Medical DeviceMethods and devices for non-invasive cerebral and systemic cooling
9 775 543Medical DeviceTranscutaneous analyte sensor
9 757 527Medical DeviceRetractable needle adapters and safety syringes
9 750 873Medical DeviceSealed infusion device with electrical connector port
9 731 895Medical DeviceAutomated smart storage of temperature sensitive products
9 707 335Medical DeviceDrive mechanism for drug delivery pumps with integrated status indication
9 670 076Medical DeviceSterile fluid pathway connection to drug containers for drug delivery pumps
9 662 239Medical DeviceIntragastric device
9 615 779Medical DeviceTranscutaneous analyte sensors, applicators therefor, and associated methods
9 615 779Medical DeviceTranscutaneous analyte sensors, applicators therefor, and associated methods
9 414 777Medical DeviceTranscutaneous analyte sensor
9 381 297Medical DeviceSealed infusion device with electrical connector port
9 364 664Medical DeviceApparatus for electrically mediated delivery of therapeutic agents
9 358 150Medical DeviceMethods and devices for non-invasive cerebral and systemic cooling alternating liquid mist/gas for induction and gas for maintenance
9 351 862Medical DeviceIntragastric device
9 173 758Medical DeviceIntragastric device
9 084 648Medical DeviceApparatus and methods for reduction of vertebral bodies in a spine
9 075 910Medical DevicePhysiological monitor system for determining medication delivery and outcome
9 055 901Medical DeviceTranscutaneous analyte sensor
8 979 795Medical DeviceRetractable needle adapters and safety syringes
8 945 074Medical DeviceDevice with controller and pump modules for providing negative pressure for wound therapy
8 939 935Medical DeviceDrive mechanism for drug delivery pumps with integrated status indication
8 932 256 B2Medical DeviceInsertion device systems and methods
8 920 374Medical DeviceDrive control mechanisms and automatic injectors for injectable cartridges
8 882 710 B2Medical DeviceInsertion device systems and methods
8 808 240Medical DeviceActivity guard
8 801 611Medical DeviceTranscutaneous analyte sensor
8 801 611Medical DeviceTranscutaneous analyte sensor
8 750 955Medical DeviceAnalyte sensor
8 740 927Medical DeviceIntragastric device
8 721 699Medical DeviceMethods and devices for non-invasive cerebral and systemic cooling
8 721 545Medical DeviceTranscutaneous analyte sensor
8 679 128Medical DeviceApparatus and methods for reduction of vertebral bodies in a spine
8 663 198Medical DeviceNegative pressure wound therapy deviceĀ 
8 663 109Medical DeviceTranscutaneous analyte sensor
8 647 358Medical DeviceIntragastric device
8 615 282Medical DeviceAnalyte sensor
8 565 848Medical DeviceTranscutaneous analyte sensor
8 515 519Medical DeviceTranscutaneous analyte sensor
8 512 280Medical DeviceDevices for cooling the nasal cavity
8 496 618Medical DeviceActivity guard
8 480 723Medical DeviceMethods and devices for non-invassive cerebral and systemic cooling
8 475 373Medical DeviceTranscutaneous analyte sensor
8 457 708Medical DeviceTranscutaneous analyte sensor
8 452 368Medical DeviceTranscutaneous analyte sensor
8 313 434Medical DeviceAnalyte sensor inserter system
8 308 786Medical DeviceMethods and devices for non-invasive cerebral and systemic cooling via the nasal cavity
8 280 475Medical DeviceTranscutaneous analyte sensor
8 231 531Medical DeviceAnalyte sensor
8 229 534Medical DeviceTranscutaneous analyte sensor
8 157 767Medical DeviceDevices for cooling the nasal cavity
8 108 040Medical DeviceMethod and apparatus for delivery of therapeutic agents
8 070 723Medical DeviceActivity guard
7 905 833Medical DeviceTranscutaneous analyte sensor
7 824 436Medical DeviceMethods and devices for non-invasive cerebral and systemic cooling
7 682 358Medical DeviceSteerable catheterĀ 
7 654 956Medical DeviceTranscutaneous analyte sensor
7 621 919Medical DeviceOrthopedic cutting block
7 497 827Medical DeviceMethods and systems for inserting a transcutaneous analyte sensor
7 494 465Medical DeviceTranscutaneous analyte sensor
7 310 544Medical DeviceMethods and systems for inserting a transcutaneous analyte sensor
7 189 243Medical DeviceOrthopaedic fixation pin extraction
6 599 311Medical DeviceMethod and assembly for lung volume reduction
6 589 237Medical DeviceElectrosurgical apparatus and methods for treating tissue
6 506 152Medical DeviceCaloric energy balance monitorĀ 
6 436 058Medical DeviceSystem and method for implementing rehabilitation protocols for an orthopedic restraining device
6 116 235Medical DeviceVapor retention assembly
6 105 572Medical DeviceLiquid ventilator
5 891 094Medical DeviceSystem for direct heating of fluid solution in a hollow body organ and methods
5 836 913Medical DeviceDevice and method for accessing a body cavity
5 829 428Medical DeviceMethods and apparatus for reducing the loss of respiratory promoters
5 827 319Medical DeviceRadially expandable access system having disposable and reusable components
5 820 600Medical DeviceAdjustable introducer valve
5 814 058Medical DeviceMethod and apparatus employing conformable sleeve for providing percutaneous access
5 749 838Medical DevicePosture training device
5 653 692Medical DeviceMethod and system for direct heating of fluid solution in a hollow body organ
5 411 500Medical DevicePortable arthroscope with disposable probe
5 392 766Medical DeviceSystem and method for cleaning viewing scope lenses
5 329 936Medical DevicePortable arthroscope with periscope optics
5 323 767Medical DevicePortable arthroscope with periscope optics
5 301 657Medical DeviceSleeve for maintaining the sterility of an arthroscopic procedure
5 190 028Medical DeviceMethod for manufacturing a disposable arthroscopic probe
5 188 093Medical DevicePortable arthroscope with periscope optics
D 768 288Medical DeviceDrug delivery pump
D 764 657Medical DeviceAutomatic injector
D 745 142Medical DeviceDrug delivery pump
D 532 523Medical DeviceThermal therapy pad
D 527 108Medical DeviceThermal therapy pad
D 510 626Medical DeviceThermal therapy pad
D 505 727Medical DeviceThermal therapy pad
D 500 140Medical DeviceThermal therapy pad
D 342 136Medical DeviceDisposable arthroscope