Patents Assigned to Becton Dickinson France, S.A.S.
  • Patent number: 10420900
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a protection device (1) intended to at least partially cover the needle (2) of an injection device, comprising: a support (3) of the protection device (1), a sleeve (4) movable axially in translation with respect to the support (3), an arrangement (14) for returning the sleeve (4) from an injection position to a protection position, an axial guidance arrangement (29, 30) for preventing the sleeve (4) from pivoting with respect to the support (3), one peg (6) directly and at least elastically, coupled longitudinally to the support (3) or the sleeve (4) and housed in a passageway (10) defining a first section (11) and a second section (12) followed by the peg (6) from a storage position to the injection position and then to the protection position, and a safety arrangement (21; 36, 34, 35) part of which being elastically deformable, arranged in a way as to prevent the peg from returning from the second section to the first section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2019
    Assignee: Becton Dickinson France S.A.S.
    Inventors: Franck Carrel, Laurent Barrelle
  • Patent number: 10391250
    Abstract: A syringe assembly including a plunger rod separate and detached from a syringe barrel and a packaging member, the plunger rod having a sealing member and the packaging member having a first compartment and a second compartment is disclosed. With the syringe barrel received within the first compartment and the plunger rod received within the second compartment, the sealing member of the plunger rod seals the syringe barrel and the plunger rod within the packaging member. In this manner, the syringe assembly is placed in the packaging member in a manner that allows for reduced storage space of the syringe assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: Becton Dickinson France, S.A.S.
    Inventors: Christopher Todd Hilliard, Tracy Ray Hottovy, James Jude Pellegrini
  • Patent number: 10300216
    Abstract: A medical injector includes an injector housing defining a reservoir, a plunger rod, and a stopper engaged with a portion of the plunger rod, the stopper being slidably disposed within the reservoir and sized relative to an interior of the injector housing to provide sealing engagement with a sidewall of the injector housing. The medical injector further includes a needle having a sharpened first end and a second end in communication with the reservoir, a first cap covering the sharpened first end of the needle, and a second cap covering at least a part of the first cap. The second cap includes a body having a proximal end, a distal end, and a hemispherical member including a gripping component. The second cap is engaged with the first cap such that removal of the second cap simultaneously removes the first cap from the first end of the needle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: Becton Dickinson France S.A.S.
    Inventor: Emilie Nguyen
  • Patent number: 10292641
    Abstract: An integrated system for injection including an injection device (10) in electronic connection with a communication device (A) is provided. The external communication device may be a handheld electronic device such as a Smartphone or a dedicated reader such as a reader capable of reading information contained on an RFID tag. The injection device includes a needle (12) and a drug delivery portion (28) enclosed within an external housing. Optionally, a plurality of sensors (16) is affixed to the surface of the needle to collect data about the injection and physical characteristics of the patient. The data may be recorded on a data capture module (36). The electronic chip may be a readable and writable electronic chip such as a nonvolatile memory chip. The injection device may further include a data transmitter (42) for sending information obtained from the data capture module to the external communications device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: Becton Dickinson France S.A.S.
    Inventors: Christophe Bureau, Roderick Hausser, Herve Monchoix
  • Patent number: 10286153
    Abstract: A syringe assembly including a plunger rod having a first end, a second end, and a rod portion extending therebetween, wherein at least a portion of the rod portion is flexible is disclosed. The flexible portion of the rod portion allows a stopper to be moved between a first position and a second position within a syringe barrel while the overall length of the syringe assembly remains the same throughout the movement between the first position and the second position. In another embodiment, a syringe assembly including a restraining member adapted to communicate with the flexible portion of the rod portion such that movement of the first end of the plunger rod in a first direction actuates movement of the second end of the plunger rod in a second direction different than the first direction is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: Becton Dickinson France, S.A.S.
    Inventors: Darrin Scott Manke, Christopher Labak, Joseph Omer St. Cyr, David Robert Schiff, Mathieu Dominic Turpault, Antonio Gatta, John Depler Coleman
  • Patent number: 10226584
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an injection device (1) comprising: —a body (3) designed to receive a product to be injected, furnished at its distal end with an injection needle (7) and receiving a piston (5) capable of being moved between a storage position and an end-of-injection position under the effect of a distal pressure exerted on a piston rod (8) to the distal end of which it is attached, —means of protecting the injection needle (7) capable of adopting an initial position, during which the injection needle (7) is uncovered, and a final position, in which the said injection needle (7) is covered, —biasing means (26) aiming at moving the said covering element (6) from its initial position to its final position, —immobilization means (16, 31) aiming at keeping the said covering element (6) in its initial position, the said injection device (1) being characterized in that: —the said piston rod (8) comprises at least a first portion (9) and at least one second portion (10) coupled to the said piston (8
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 7, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2019
    Assignee: Becton Dickinson France S.A.S.
    Inventors: Kevin David Neale, Eric Dominicy-Lenoble
  • Patent number: 10220157
    Abstract: A medical injector including a cap remover or second cap is disclosed. The medical injector includes an injector housing defining a reservoir, a plunger rod, and a stopper engaged with a portion of the plunger rod and slidably disposed within the reservoir. The stopper being sized relative to an interior of the injector housing to provide sealing engagement with a sidewall of the injector housing. The medical injector further includes a needle having a sharpened first end and a second end in communication with the reservoir, a first cap covering the sharpened first end of the needle, and a second cap covering at least a part of the first cap. The second cap is engaged with the first cap such that removal of the second cap simultaneously removes the first cap from the first end of the needle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignee: Becton Dickinson France S.A.S.
    Inventor: Emilie Nguyen
  • Patent number: 10159796
    Abstract: A syringe assembly including a syringe barrel having a first end, a second end, and a sidewall extending therebetween defining a chamber is disclosed. The syringe assembly includes a stopper disposed within the chamber of the syringe barrel and a plunger rod having an inner member engaged with the stopper and an outer member adapted for telescopic movement with respect to the inner member. The plunger rod is transitionable from a collapsed position, in which a portion of the inner member is nested within the outer member, to an extended position, in which the same portion of the inner member extends outside the outer member. The syringe assembly also includes a stop member configured for cooperation with a portion of the syringe barrel, upon relative movement of the outer member with respect to the inner member, to limit the outward travel of the plunger rod from the syringe barrel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Assignee: Becton Dickinson France, S.A.S.
    Inventors: David Robert Schiff, Mathieu Dominic Turpault, Antonio Gatta, John Depler Coleman
  • Patent number: 10092707
    Abstract: A medical injector includes an injector housing defining a reservoir, a plunger rod, and a stopper engaged with a portion of the plunger rod. The stopper being slidably disposed within the reservoir and sized relative to an interior of the injector housing to provide sealing engagement with a sidewall of the injector housing. The medical injector further includes a needle having a sharpened first end and a second end in communication with the reservoir, a first cap covering the sharpened first end of the needle, and a second cap covering at least a part of the first cap. The second cap includes a body having a proximal end, a distal end, and a flange provided adjacent the distal end. The second cap is engaged with the first cap such that removal of the second cap simultaneously removes the first cap from the first end of the needle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 9, 2018
    Assignee: Becton Dickinson France S.A.S.
    Inventor: Emilie Nguyen
  • Patent number: 10023358
    Abstract: This packaging is for containers having each a cylindrical body and an upper surface located at or near an extremity of the body, said packaging comprising a nest, a tub and a sealing cover; the nest having a nesting structure to receive the containers and comprising at least one first supporting surface, to be received on at least one corresponding supporting surface of the tub, the tub having a bottom wall, lateral walls forming an upper opening, and a peripheral flange leveled with said upper opening, for the sealing of said sealing cover thereon; said nest includes at least one second supporting surface rigidly connected to said at least one first supporting surface and so positioned with respect to this at least one first supporting surface that this second supporting surface is located, when the nest is placed in the tub, at the level of said peripheral flange.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2018
    Assignee: Becton Dickinson France S.A.S.
    Inventor: Franck Carrel
  • Patent number: 9833575
    Abstract: A syringe assembly including a plunger rod having a first end, a second end, and a rod portion extending therebetween, wherein at least a portion of the rod portion is flexible is disclosed. The flexible portion of the rod portion allows a stopper to be moved between a first position and a second position within a syringe barrel while the overall length of the syringe assembly remains the same throughout the movement between the first position and the second position. In another embodiment, a syringe assembly including a restraining member adapted to communicate with the flexible portion of the rod portion such that movement of the first end of the plunger rod in a first direction actuates movement of the second end of the plunger rod in a second direction different than the first direction is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2017
    Assignee: Becton Dickinson France, S.A.S.
    Inventors: Darrin Scott Manke, Christopher Labak, Joseph Omer St. Cyr, David Robert Schiff, Mathieu Dominic Turpault, Antonio Gatta, John Depler Coleman
  • Patent number: 9687610
    Abstract: A syringe assembly includes a syringe barrel having a first end, a second end, and a sidewall extending between the first end and the second end. The syringe assembly further includes a stopper disposed within a chamber of the syringe barrel, a plunger adapter engaged with the stopper, and a plunger rod having first and second ends. The first end of the plunger rod is pivotally secured to the plunger adapter. The plunger rod has a pre-use position where the second end of the plunger rod is positioned adjacent to the syringe barrel, and a use position where the plunger rod is configured to displace the stopper relative to the syringe barrel. A recessed portion of the plunger adapter receives a portion of the first end of the plunger rod when the plunger rod is in the pre-use position and the use position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 27, 2017
    Assignee: Becton Dickinson France, S.A.S.
    Inventors: Darrin Scott Manke, Christopher Labak, Joseph Omer St. Cyr
  • Patent number: 9629961
    Abstract: A syringe assembly includes a syringe barrel having a first end, a second end, and a sidewall extending between the first end and the second end. The syringe assembly further includes a stopper disposed within a chamber of the syringe barrel, a plunger adapter engaged with the stopper and defining a recessed portion therein, and first and second plunger arms each having a first end pivotally secured to the plunger adapter. The first and second plunger arms each have a pre-use position where the plunger arms are spaced from each other, and a use position where the plunger arms are positioned adjacent to each other and configured to displace the stopper relative to the syringe barrel. The recessed portion of the plunger adapter receives a portion of a first end of a plunger rod when the first and second plunger arms are in the pre-use position and the use position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 25, 2017
    Assignee: Becton Dickinson France, S.A.S.
    Inventors: Darrin Scott Manke, Christopher Labak, Joseph Omer St. Cyr
  • Patent number: 9597455
    Abstract: A syringe assembly including a syringe barrel defining a chamber having a stopper therein is disclosed. The syringe assembly includes a plunger rod associated with the stopper, the plunger rod includes an outer sleeve having a distal end interconnected to the stopper and a sidewall portion defining an opening therein. The plunder rod also includes an inner sleeve disposed within the outer sleeve including a longitudinally extending track in alignment with the opening in the outer sleeve. The inner sleeve is adapted for telescopic movement with respect to the outer sleeve. The plunger rod also includes a spring mounted in association with the inner sleeve. The syringe assembly further includes a holding mechanism associated with the plunger rod and configured for cooperation with the inner and outer sleeves. Relative movement between the inner and outer sleeves causes the plunger rod to transition from a collapsed position to an extended position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 21, 2017
    Assignee: Becton Dickinson France S.A.S.
    Inventors: David Robert Schiff, Mathieu Dominic Turpault, Antonio Gatta, John Depler Coleman
  • Patent number: 9579471
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an injection assistance device including a body with a needle, grasping arrangement and first elastic return arrangement to dampen limited movement of the grasping arrangement, in at least one of the two directions, respectively distal or proximal, during an injection phase, and to maintain the body in its insertion position and the needle at a constant insertion length during the injection step, when the user increases, respectively releases, a distal pressure on the grasping arrangement. The invention also relates to an injection set including an injection device and the assistance device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 28, 2017
    Assignee: Becton Dickinson France S.A.S.
    Inventors: Franck Carrel, Frederic Perot, Laurent Barrelle, Eric Olive, Jean-Pierre Grimard, Samuel Gagnieux
  • Patent number: 9486582
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an injection device including a container, intended for receiving a product and provided with an injection needle and a housing receiving the container. The container is movable relative to the housing between an initial position, an insertion position, and a final position. A collapsible chamber is defined within the housing outside of the container. The chamber is collapsible with the container in the insertion position. The chamber is at least partially defined by a proximal wall and a seal element, wherein, with the container in the initial position, the proximal wall is spaced proximally from the seal element, wherein, with the container in the insertion position, the proximal wall is caused to engage the seal element, and, wherein, with the proximal wall engaging the seal element, the container is caused to move from the insertion position to the final position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2016
    Assignee: Becton Dickinson France S.A.S.
    Inventors: Herve Abry, Franck Carrel, Guillaume Grunhut, Lionel Maritan, Frederic Perot
  • Patent number: D784524
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 18, 2017
    Assignee: Becton Dickinson France S.A.S.
    Inventors: Jean-Yves Corbin, Maxime Vaupres
  • Patent number: D784525
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 18, 2017
    Assignee: Becton Dickinson France S.A.S.
    Inventor: Emilie Nguyen
  • Patent number: D785788
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 2, 2017
    Assignee: Becton Dickinson France S.A.S.
    Inventor: Emilie Nguyen
  • Patent number: D818575
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 22, 2018
    Assignee: Becton Dickinson France S.A.S.
    Inventors: Jean-Yves Corbin, Maxime Vaupres