Patents Examined by H. Sarah Park
  • Patent number: 11369682
    Abstract: A composition comprising an organic photoactivator, a gasotransmitter salt which converts into a gasotransmitter via electron transfer, and an electron donor which donates an electron to the photoactivator when the photoactivator is in a photo-excited state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Assignee: Noxsano Inc.
    Inventors: Alan Willey, Stevan Samuel
  • Patent number: 11351219
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a functional food composition for improving muscular endurance and relieving fatigue containing Paeoniae japonica, Astragalus membranaceus, Cnidium officinale, velvet antler and Platycodon grandiflorum. Since the composition contains 6 kinds of herbal medicinal materials, the quality of the composition may be advantageously maintained, and the composition may improve muscular endurance and reduce fatigue by increasing muscle glycogen levels.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2022
    Inventor: Young Jin Choi
  • Patent number: 11351162
    Abstract: The invention relates an oral delivery vehicle tablet containing nicotine, the delivery vehicle tablet being formed by compression of a plurality of particles, the oral delivery vehicle tablet comprising nicotine, the oral delivery vehicle tablet comprising sugar alcohol(s) in an amount of 40 to 100% by weight of the delivery vehicle tablet, wherein at least 10% by weight of the delivery vehicle tablet comprises a plurality of particles consisting of erythritol and wherein the delivery vehicle tablet comprises a plurality of further sugar alcohol particles in an amount of at least 10% by weight of the delivery vehicle tablet, wherein said further sugar alcohol particles comprise at least one sugar alcohol and wherein said further sugar alcohols particles have a composition which is different from said particles consisting of erythritol.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2022
    Assignee: FERTIN PHARMA A/S
    Inventors: Helle Wittorff, Heidi Ziegler Bruun, Dorthe Schackinger Boesen
  • Patent number: 11351103
    Abstract: Provided are methods of providing at least one oral care benefit by introducing a tablet into the oral cavity to generate a fluid and forcing at least a portion of fluid generated around the oral cavity, for example, by swishing, rinsing, washing, etc., to provide an oral care benefit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2022
    Assignee: Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc.
    Inventors: Anthony R. Geonnotti, Patricia L. Golas, Helle Wittorff, Heidi Ziegler Bruun, Dorthe Shackinger Boesen
  • Patent number: 11344573
    Abstract: The present invention generally relates to the treatment of gynoid lipodystrophy, and more specifically to the use of calcium (hydroxy)phosphate particles in combination with at least one compound capable of reducing local subcutaneous fat in the treatment of gynoid lipodystrophy.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2022
    Inventors: Harry Frank Abst, Rainer Pooth, Martina Kerscher, Thomas Hengl, Birgit Blessmann-Gurk, Sabine Otto
  • Patent number: 11331276
    Abstract: The present invention is a surface treated drug-loaded solid (e.g., non-porous) microparticle that aggregates in vivo to form a consolidated larger particle for medical therapy. In one embodiment, the particles are used for ocular therapy. Processes for producing the surface treated microparticle and injectable formulations which include the surface treated microparticle are also provided. When used in the eye, long-term consistent intraocular delivery can be achieved without disrupting vision and minimizing undesirable inflammatory responses.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2022
    Assignee: Graybug Vision, Inc.
    Inventors: Yun Yu, Joshua Kays, Ming Yang, Jeffrey L. Cleland
  • Patent number: 11331339
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a compound composition with function of promoting bone and joint health and an application thereof. In the present invention, glucosamine is combined with collagen, chondroitin sulfate and traditional Chinese medicine extract to prepare the compound composition with function of promoting bone and joint health. The compound composition can shorten onset time. At the same time, the traditional Chinese medicine extract for treating the bone and joint problems is added, to reduce the market impact of adding only modern joint health ingredients. Moreover, the compound composition disclosed by the present invention can be used as a dietary supplement or health food raw material for preventing or treating moderate to mild osteoarthritis. Thus, the compound composition disclosed by the present invention is suitable for promotion and application.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2022
    Inventors: Shengcan Zou, Li Li, Lei Zong, Jiancheng Zong, Shanglong Wang, Zengliang Zhang
  • Patent number: 11324700
    Abstract: A method of preparing a pharmaceutical formulation which is suitable for inhalation, the method comprising: providing a solution comprising a first solvent or mixture of solvents and a poorly water soluble active agent; providing a second solution comprising a second solvent or mixture of solvents and an excipient. The first and second solvents or mixture of solvents are removed by simultaneously drying both solutions in a spray dryer equipped with a three-fluid nozzle to produce particles comprising an active agent and an excipient.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: Hovione Scientia Limited
    Inventors: Filipe Neves, Claudia Moura, Eunice Costa
  • Patent number: 11324790
    Abstract: A method for treating a side effect caused by bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) perfusion therapy for bladder cancer includes: administering a Chinese medicine composition to a subject in need thereof; wherein, the Chinese medicine composition is an extract of a first mixture comprising Rhizoma anemarrhenae, Cortex phellodendri, Glycyrrhiza uralensis, Rehmanniae Radix, Fructus corni, Rhizoma dioscoreae, Poria, Moutan cortex, Rhizoma Alismatis, Radix achyranthis bidentatae, and Atractylodes lancea.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Inventor: Da-Tong Ju
  • Patent number: 11304899
    Abstract: The invention provides novel compositions of fluorocarbon nanoemulsions comprising one or more of fluorosurfactants and phospholipids, and methods of preparation and use thereof for enhanced oxygen delivery.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2022
    Assignee: NuvOx Pharma LLC
    Inventors: Evan C. Unger, Edmund R. Marinelli
  • Patent number: 11291637
    Abstract: The invention relates to methods of treating or preventing organophosphate poisoning in a subject in need thereof, comprising administering to the subject isoflurane, enflurane, halothane, sevoflurane, desflurane, xenon or argon in a therapeutically effective amount.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2022
    Inventors: Jishnu K. S. Krishnan, Aryan M. Namboodiri, John R. Moffett, Peethambaran Arun, Narayanan Puthillathu, Ranjini Vengilote
  • Patent number: 11266587
    Abstract: The invention relates inter alia to cosmetic compositions comprising an oligoester ammonium salt (OAS) and a cosmetically component (F), where the OAS is obtained by: (i) heating a mixture of the following components (a) to (d) under continuously removing of reaction water: (a) a certain a diethanolamine compound; (b) a certain dicarboxylic acid; (c) a certain organic triol; and a monocarboxylic acid of formula R1—COOH (d), wherein R1 is linear or branched C12-C24-alkyl; (ii) reacting the oligoester of step (i) with a quarternization agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2022
    Assignee: Clariant International Ltd.
    Inventors: Katarzyna Kita-Tokarczyk, Hannah Benson, Dirk Leinweber, Henrike Neuhoff, Steffen Romanski, Nadine Zoumpoulakis
  • Patent number: 11260030
    Abstract: An oral tablet for delivery of active ingredients to the gastrointestinal tract includes a population of particles and an active ingredient to be delivered to the gastrointestinal tract. The population of particles includes directly compressible (DC) and non-directly compressible (non-DC) sugar alcohol particles, the non-DC particles providing the tablet with a plurality of discrete non-DC areas, and the non-DC areas resulting in induced saliva generation upon mastication of the tablet, wherein the tablet is designed to be masticated and designed to deliver the active ingredient to the gastrointestinal tract as part of the saliva generated upon mastication of the tablet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2022
    Assignee: Fertin Pharma A/S
    Inventor: Helle Wittorff
  • Patent number: 11253593
    Abstract: The present invention relates to anthelmintic compositions comprising two or more anthelmintic active agents selected from one or more of the following groups; imidazothiazoles such as levamisole, benzimidazoles such as oxfendazole, or fenbendazole, macrocylic lactones such as ivermectin or avermectin, salicylanilides, and praziquantel. The composition being in the form of stable granules that are readily dispersible in water so as to provide a homogenous mixture of the anthelmintic agents suitable for administration. Methods of preparing the composition are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2022
    Assignee: Argenta Innovation Limited
    Inventors: Douglas Robert Cleverly, Debashis Mukhopadhyay
  • Patent number: 11246811
    Abstract: Disclosed is a cosmetic composition in the form of a solid water-in-oil emulsion, for example a lipstick, a lip balm, a foundation or a concealer. It also relates to a cosmetic method for caring for or making up the lips or the skin, including the topical application to the lips or the skin of this composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 15, 2022
    Inventors: Hélène De Clermont Gallerande, Aurélie Bonnefoy
  • Patent number: 11235062
    Abstract: The invention in suitable embodiments is directed to dynamic bio-nanoparticle elements and bio-nanoparticle platforms employing such bio-nanoparticle elements. In one aspect, one or more elements of one or more types, formed from isolated, synthetic and or recombinant amino acid residues comprising in whole or in part one or more types of Clathrin and or Coatomer I/II proteins of one or more isoforms, execute one or more functions and or effect one or more ends, in vivo and or in vitro.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2009
    Date of Patent: February 1, 2022
    Assignee: METAQOR LLC
    Inventors: Franco Vitaliano, Gordana Dragan Vitaliano
  • Patent number: 11229605
    Abstract: An example device includes at least one three-dimensional (3D) printed tablet and a 3D-printed production support structure. Each 3D-printed tablet includes an excipient material and an active ingredient. The 3D-printed support structure includes a 3D-printed planar structure comprising the excipient material and at least one 3D-printed connecting member comprising the excipient material. The planar structure includes at least one aperture, each aperture corresponding to one of the at least one 3D-printed tablet. The connecting member detachably connects the at least one 3D-printed tablet with the 3D-printed planar structure and positions the at least one 3D-printed tablets within the apertures.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 25, 2022
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Wei Huang, Nathan Moroney, Steven J. Simske, Gary J. Dispoto
  • Patent number: 11224578
    Abstract: Provided is a molecular assembly (for example, a polymeric micelle nanoparticle) which is capable of efficiently encapsulating a fat-soluble drug. A molecular assembly comprising: an amphiphilic block polymer A1 comprising a hydrophilic block having a sarcosine unit and a hydrophobic block having a lactic acid unit; a hydrophobic polymer A2 having a lactic acid unit; a fatty acid triglyceride; and a fat-soluble drug. Examples of the fat-soluble drug include miriplatin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 18, 2022
    Inventors: Isao Hara, Eiichi Ozeki, Shunsaku Kimura, Takayuki Sato
  • Patent number: 11197946
    Abstract: Described herein are methods and apparatus for constructing tissue replacements, such as bone replacements that may be used to repair damaged or missing segments of bone, such as may occur in wound repair or as a repair of a congenital anomaly. These methods involve a three-dimensional (3D) cell growth medium made from a yield stress material that allows cells and structures to be easily deposited and positioned.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 14, 2021
    Assignee: University of Florida Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventors: Wallace Gregory Sawyer, Thomas Ettor Angelini, Steven C. Ghivizzani, C. Parker Gibbs
  • Patent number: 11191871
    Abstract: A composition includes a plurality of particulate coated hydrogel microparticles, each of the microparticles including a hydrogel inner core and a particulate shell defined by a plurality of solid nanoparticles, the particulate shell inhibiting aggregation of the microparticles in an aqueous medium and being permeable to allow release of agents from the hydrogel inner core.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 7, 2021
    Inventors: Eben Alsberg, Rui Tang