Patent Awarded

PatentApplied Technologies, Inc., is pleased to announce that Robert C. Lynch, a Senior Design Engineer at ATI, has been awarded a patent as a co-inventor of the Vortex Metered Dose Inhaler Holding Chamber.  The product had previously been patented in Europe and is currently sold in both Europe and the US.Among the design features contributed by Robert at ATI are 1) a quick detachment feature at the back of the inhaler for the medication dispenser, 2) a revolutionary single piece double-acting duckbill check valve housed in a detachable cleanable transparent housing and, 3) an aluminum chamber body that reduces static charge building up, thus helping to ensure that the medication is delivered to the patient and not deposited on the walls of the chamber. 

Additional information on the Vortex MDI Holding Chamber can be found on our website at, and the patent (USP No. 7,562,656) can be found on the US Patent and Trademark Office website at

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