Patents Assigned to sanofi-aventis
  • Patent number: 10463802
    Abstract: Drug delivery device comprising a housing retaining a primary drug delivery assembly for the delivery of a primary medicament with a primary dose setting member configured to rotate in a helical movement to set a dose of the primary medicament and a secondary drug delivery assembly for the delivery of a secondary medicament. A dose dial is movable between a first position and a second position in axial direction and is rotationally constrained with respect to the housing when moved from the first position into the second position and is rotationally constrained to the primary dose setting member in the second position for setting a dose of the primary medicament. A secondary drive sleeve of the secondary drug delivery assembly serves for dispense of the secondary medicament. The dose dial and the secondary drive sleeve can be coupled for dose setting.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GMBH
    Inventors: Paul Hayton, James West, James Coop, Stephen Francis Gilmore
  • Patent number: 10463794
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to an operation aid for a medication delivery device, which is configured to alleviate the operation of an actuator of the medication delivery device. Furthermore, a system comprising a medication delivery device and an operation aid is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 26, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GMBH
    Inventors: Stephan Riedel, Stefan Wendland, Stephen David Butler, Mark Phillip Horlock
  • Patent number: 10463808
    Abstract: Described is a medicament delivery device (1), comprising a piston rod (11), and a container carrier (7) for retaining a medicament container, such as a syringe (8), within the body (2). At least one longitudinal rib (2.2) associated with the piston rod (11) is arranged to engage the carrier (7). At least one of the carrier (7) and the at least one rib (2.2) comprises a resilient material adapted to be deformed by the engagement between the carrier (7) and the at least one rib (2.2).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GMBH
    Inventor: Winfried Huthmacher
  • Patent number: 10456530
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a supplementary device for attachment to an injection device including an imaging arrangement configured to capture an image of a moveable number sleeve of the injection device, a plurality of light sources, and a processor arrangement configured to control operation of the imaging arrangement and the plurality of light sources and to receive image data from the imaging arrangement. In some instances, the processor arrangement is configured to activate the plurality of light sources sequentially and to combine multiple images captured by the imaging apparatus under different illumination conditions into a single image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Assignee: Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GMBH
    Inventors: Theresa Kunz, Mario Bock, Gertrud Blei
  • Patent number: 10456525
    Abstract: Described is an auto-injector comprising a syringe carrier adapted to contain a syringe. The syringe carrier has a ramp member with a first ramp and a second ramp. The auto-injector comprises a chassis including a resilient beam having a beam head adapted to engage the ramp member. The first ramp is adapted to deflect the beam head in a radial direction relative to the chassis and the second ramp is adapted to deflect the beam head in a tangential direction relative to the chassis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 3, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Assignee: Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GMBH
    Inventors: Thomas Kemp, Simon Brereton
  • Patent number: 10456528
    Abstract: The drive mechanism comprises a lead screw and a lead screw nut, which are aligned with an axis. The lead screw has screw threads having the same pitch and being intertwined.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Assignee: Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GMBH
    Inventor: David Aubrey Plumptre
  • Patent number: 10456532
    Abstract: Described is an injection device (1) for administering a drug, the injection device (1) comprising a cartridge holder (2) adapted to receive a drug cartridge (3), a hollow injection needle (6) having a proximal tip (6.2) adapted to pierce a septum (4) of the cartridge (3) so as to establish a fluid communication between the cartridge (3) and the needle (6),and a cap (7) arrangeable over the cartridge holder (2) in a manner to cover the needle (6). In an initial state the cartridge (3) is arranged within the cartridge holder (2) with the septum (4) axially spaced from the proximal tip (6.2) of the needle (6). The cap (7) is adapted to move the needle (6) relative to the septum (4) for piercing it on movement of the cap (7) relative to the cartridge holder (2).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Assignee: Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GMBH
    Inventors: Axel Teucher, Michael Jugl
  • Patent number: 10449301
    Abstract: An assembly for a drug delivery device is provided, the assembly comprising an actuator which is configured to be operated in order to dispense a dose of medication and a feedback feature being configured to give a feedback signal to a user at the end of a dwell period after the actuator has reached an end position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GMBH
    Inventors: David Aubrey Plumptre, Naceur Rekaya, Paul Richard Draper, Paul Griffin, Stephen Francis Gilmore
  • Patent number: 10449299
    Abstract: Injection device for dispensing a medicament, comprising: a cartridge module, a dispensing mechanism which is actuated to dispense the injectable preparation, a dose-setting mechanism for setting the dose at which the injectable preparation is dispensed when the dispensing mechanism is actuated, the dose-setting mechanism comprising: a housing part (11) in which at least part of the dispensing mechanism is received, a display sleeve (13) rotatable therein, and an insertion sleeve (15) that can be inserted into the housing part (11), wherein the insertion sleeve (15) has, on its outer face, a raised surface section (20) that is transparent at least in some areas, and the housing part (11) has a recess (25) which is open at its distal edge (24) and which receives the insertion sleeve (15) in a rotationally fixed manner from the direction of the open end of the recess (25), and insertion sleeve for an injection device, dose-setting mechanism for an injection device for dispensing a medicament, and method for
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2009
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GMBH
    Inventor: Hardy Kietzmann
  • Patent number: 10450343
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method of synthesizing a peptide product comprising at least one cyclic imide group. Further, the invention relates to a peptide product comprising at least one cyclic imide group, which is substantially free from degradation products. The peptide product may be used as a reference material for the quality control of pharmaceutical peptides, particularly for the quality control of a GLP-1 agonist like exendin peptides.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: SANOFI-AVENTIS DEUTSCHLAND GMBH
    Inventor: Bernd Henkel
  • Patent number: 10444711
    Abstract: The invention relates to an apparatus comprising an electromechanical device, a control unit and a motion detector, wherein said electromechanical device is controllable by said control unit via a control signal, wherein said motion detector is configured such that said mechanical movement of said electromechanical device is determined and wherein said motion detector provides a motion detector signal. The invention also relates to a method for operating an electromechanical device. The technical problem of providing an apparatus with an electromechanical device, the reliability as well as the power consumption of which is improved, is solved in that the control unit is configured such that it can be influenced by the phase difference between the control signal and the motion detector signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GmbH
    Inventors: Christian Nessel, David Moore
  • Patent number: 10446269
    Abstract: An apparatus is disclosed, comprising a detector unit comprising a detector configured to detect an actuation action performable via the detector unit to an actuation button of a medical device to cause the medical device to eject at least a portion of a medicament comprised in the medical device. The detector is configured to detect the actuation action based on a detection of a force and/or a touch applied to the detector unit as part of the actuation action. The apparatus further comprises an electric unit connected to the detector and configured to store and/or provide information related to the detected actuation action. Furthermore, an according method and a computer program for controlling this method are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GMBH
    Inventors: Jasmin Groeschke, Hanno Juhnke, Jan-Peter Spengler, Matthias Scharf, Christoph Dette, Michael Schrack, Olaf Zeckai
  • Patent number: 10441725
    Abstract: A dose setting mechanism for a drug delivery device includes a primary drug delivery assembly and a secondary drug delivery assembly. The dose setting mechanism includes a primary dose dial component for setting a dose in the primary drug delivery assembly and a secondary dose dial component for setting a dose in the secondary drug delivery assembly. The primary dose dial component and the secondary dose dial component are configured to rotate during dose setting. A gear mechanism is configured such that in a first phase of the dose setting, rotation of the primary dose dial component is transferred to the secondary dose dial component and such that in a second phase of the dose setting, the secondary dose dial component is decoupled from the primary dose dial component such that rotation of the primary dose dial component is prevented from being transferred to the secondary dose dial component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GMBH
    Inventors: Matthew Meredith Jones, Samuel Keir Steel, Neal Alexander Blundred, Joseph Butler, Robert Frederick Veasey, David Plumptre
  • Patent number: 10441719
    Abstract: Described is a syringe carrier comprising a body adapted to receive a barrel of a syringe. The body includes two sections having distal ends with shoulder sections. The shoulder sections are adapted to engage a circumferential gap between the barrel of the syringe and a needle shield covering a needle of the syringe.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GMBH
    Inventors: Yannick Hourman, Douglas Ivan Jennings, Matthew Ekman
  • Patent number: 10441728
    Abstract: The invention refers to a needle safety device (1) comprising a needle cap (5) arranged to cover and protect a needle (4), a needle shield (6) relatively movable with respect to a drug delivery device (2) to cover and protect the needle (4) and a needle cap remover (7). The needle cap remover (7) has an outer part (8) adapted to be arranged to the needle shield (6) and an inner part (9) adapted to carry the needle cap (5), wherein the outer part (8) comprises a front end (10) having an opening (11) which at its edge exhibits a projection (12) directed inwards adapted to catch a front projection (13) of the inner part (9) and the inner part (9) comprises a back end (14) having a grip member (15) adapted to grip a back end (16) of the needle cap (5).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GmbH
    Inventors: Marc Schader, Martin Vitt
  • Patent number: 10434260
    Abstract: A drug delivery device comprising: a housing; a plurality of sensors; and a cylindrical member supported within the housing, an outer surface of said cylindrical member being provided with a helical track, the helical track comprising track segments of a first type and track segments of a second type, the first and second types of track segments being respectively capable of inducing first and second responses in the sensors; wherein: the helical track has a width; the helical track includes across the width of the helical track at least one track segment of the first type and at least one track segment of the second type at plural positions along a length of the helical track; the device is configured such that during a first phase of a drug delivery operation the helical track is moved axially, without rotation, relative to the plurality of sensors between a first position and a second position, and during a second phase of the drug delivery operation the track is moved helically relative to the plurality o
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GMBH
    Inventors: Samuel Keir Steel, Paul Richard Draper, Anthony Paul Morris, Stephen Gilmore
  • Patent number: 10434757
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for manufacturing a drug delivery device body comprising the following steps: At first a first part of the drug delivery device body wherein the surface of the first part of the drug delivery device body consists of at least one selected area and at least one non selected area is provided. The selected area of the drug delivery device body is a part of the contact area of the first part and a second part of the drug delivery device body to be fixed to the first part of the drug delivery device body. Subsequently a layer of an adhesive is deposited on the surface of the first part; means for deposition of the adhesive only in the selected area are provided. The first part with the layer of adhesive and the second part are joined so that the layer of the adhesive is only arranged in the contact area of the first and the second part of the drug delivery device body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GmbH
    Inventors: Michael Harms, Steffen Raab, Uwe Dasbach, Udo Stauder
  • Patent number: D862688
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GMBH
    Inventors: Ingo Fritz, Merter Arslan
  • Patent number: D862689
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GMBH
    Inventors: James Leslie Rhodri Jones, Andrew Mitchell
  • Patent number: D863547
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GMBH
    Inventors: Ingo Fritz, Merter Arslan