Patents by Inventor Albert Dacosta

Albert Dacosta has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20210290281
    Abstract: Implants, devices, systems, and methods for achieving ligament fixation are disclosed. An implant comprises a cap member comprising an internally threaded opening extending from a first end thereof, an anchor portion comprising a first end that defines a tip of the implant and external threads, and a coupling portion extending between the cap member and the anchor portion. The coupling portion of the implant includes an externally threaded portion threadably coupled within the internally threaded opening of the cap member. The cap member of the implant is longitudinally moveable along the coupling portion. Insertion instruments for inserting an implant for ligament fixation are also disclosed. Methods of using an implant for achieving ligament fixation are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 7, 2021
    Publication date: September 23, 2021
    Applicant: Paragon 28, Inc.
    Inventors: Randy ALLARD, Albert DACOSTA, Sean GILL, Peter Andrew MLADINICH, Richard David HUNT, Frank S. BONO, Benjamin MAJORS
  • Publication number: 20210290359
    Abstract: Implant systems and related methods for joining bone and/or tissue portions is disclosed. The implant systems include a first flexible anchor tube comprising a first annular side wall defining a first internal cavity, a first longitudinal end and a second longitudinal end, and a second flexible anchor tube comprising a second annular side wall defining a second internal cavity, a first longitudinal end and a second longitudinal end. The implant systems also comprise at least one suture that passes through the first and second side walls a plurality of times. The at least one suture extends along a pattern that prevents the second anchor tube from translating along the at least one suture and allows the first anchor tube to translate along the at least one suture toward the second anchor tube when first and second end portions of the at least one suture are tensioned.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 4, 2021
    Publication date: September 23, 2021
    Applicant: PARAGON 28, INC.
    Inventors: Kyle James HARTSON, Laura Zagrocki BRINKER, Randy ALLARD, Albert DACOSTA
  • Patent number: 11123120
    Abstract: Bone fusion system, devices, guide, implant and methods for using the bone fusion system, devices, guide and implant are disclosed. The fusion system includes an alignment guide and an implant. The alignment guide couples to the implant. The alignment guide includes a body, a fixation member engaging a first end of the body, and a tissue protector engaging a second end of the body. The implant includes a body portion, an extension portion extending away from a first end of the body portion, a curved portion extending away from a second end of the body portion, and a foot member extending away from the curved portion perpendicular to the body portion. Finally, methods for using the bone fusion system, devices, guide and implant are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignee: Paragon 28, Inc.
    Inventors: Albert Dacosta, Frank S. Bono, Randy Allard, Richard David Hunt, Spanky Raymond, Laura Zagrocki Brinker
  • Patent number: 11076864
    Abstract: Resected bone and/or tissue removal instruments and related methods are disclosed. The instruments include a first elongate member including a first head portion with a front edge and a first handle portion. The instrument further includes second elongate member rotatably coupled to the first elongate member at a first rotation point, the second member including a second handle portion and an end portion. The instrument also includes a third elongate member rotatably coupled to the first elongate member at a second rotation point, the third member including a second head portion and an end portion. The end portions of the second and third members are rotatably coupled at a third movable rotation point positioned between the first and second rotation points. The second head portion includes an interior surface with a front cutting tooth defining a free end of the second head portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2021
    Assignee: Paragon 28, Inc.
    Inventors: Albert Dacosta, Frank S. Bono, Benjamin Majors, Laura Zagrocki Brinker
  • Publication number: 20210177570
    Abstract: Devices, systems, implants and methods for achieving ligament fixation are disclosed. An implant includes a head member and an anchor member coupled to the head member. The implant includes tension member that couples the head member to the anchor member. The head member and the anchor member include a cannulation that receives the tension member therein. The implant may include a coupling member positioned between and coupling the head member and the anchor member, the coupling member including a cannulation that receives the tension member therethrough. Insertion instruments for inserting an implant for ligament fixation are also disclosed. Methods of using an implant for achieving ligament fixation are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 23, 2021
    Publication date: June 17, 2021
    Applicant: Paragon 28, Inc.
    Inventors: Albert DACOSTA, Sean GILL, Richard David HUNT, Frank BONO, Thomas R. WILLIAMS, Randy ALLARD, Benjamin MAJORS
  • Patent number: 11026732
    Abstract: Implants, devices, systems, and methods for achieving ligament fixation are disclosed. An implant comprises a cap member comprising an internally threaded opening extending from a first end thereof, an anchor portion comprising a first end that defines a tip of the implant and external threads, and a coupling portion extending between the cap member and the anchor portion. The coupling portion of the implant includes an externally threaded portion threadably coupled within the internally threaded opening of the cap member. The cap member of the implant is longitudinally moveable along the coupling portion. Insertion instruments for inserting an implant for ligament fixation are also disclosed. Methods of using an implant for achieving ligament fixation are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: Paragon 28, Inc.
    Inventors: Randy Allard, Albert Dacosta, Sean Gill, Peter Andrew Mladinich, Richard David Hunt, Frank S. Bono, Benjamin Majors
  • Publication number: 20210161575
    Abstract: Implants, guides, devices, instruments, systems and methods for fixing a joint using bone plates are disclosed. The bone fixation system includes an alignment guide with a first end and a second end, an alignment wire rotatably coupled to the first end of the alignment guide, and a coupling member slidingly engaging a first portion of the alignment guide near the first end. The plate includes a body including a first end and a second end, a plurality of lobes extending from the body, a plurality of screw holes extending through the body and each screw hole of the plurality of screw holes positioned in a lobe of the plurality of lobes, and an alignment hole positioned along a longitudinal axis of the body. A method of using a bone fixation system for fixation of at least two bones is also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 16, 2021
    Publication date: June 3, 2021
    Applicant: Paragon 28, Inc.
    Inventors: Frank BARMES, Spanky RAYMOND, Joseph DOGUÉ, Albert DACOSTA, Matt JARBOE
  • Publication number: 20210145457
    Abstract: Implants, devices, instruments, kits and methods for correcting bone deformities in the foot are disclosed. Specifically, implants, devices, instruments, kits and methods used for lower extremity osteotomy procedures are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 25, 2021
    Publication date: May 20, 2021
    Applicant: Paragon 28, Inc.
    Inventors: Albert DACOSTA, Benjamin MAJORS, Jens COLE, Frank S. BONO
  • Publication number: 20210128177
    Abstract: Alignment guide systems, fixation guide devices, and methods for positioning and inserting an intramedullary nail are disclosed. The alignment guide system includes a targeting guide with a first end and a second end, an alignment wire rotatably engaging a second end of the targeting guide, and a guide sleeve insert engaging an opening in the first end of the targeting guide. The fixation guide device including a frame including a first end and a second end, a compression device slidingly coupled to the first end of the frame, and the intramedullary nail secured to a nail attachment apparatus of the frame. A method of inserting an intramedullary nail into two bones for fixation of the two bones is also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 12, 2021
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Applicant: Paragon 28, Inc.
    Inventors: Eric LINTULA, Albert DACOSTA, Randy ALLARD, Frank S. BONO, Spanky RAYMOND
  • Patent number: 10980583
    Abstract: The present invention discloses bone plates, bone plate systems, and methods of using the bone plates. The bone plate includes at least one protuberance at a first end, a first projection at a second end, a second projection at the second end adjacent to the first projection, and a coupling segment positioned between the first and second projections. The bone plate system includes a bone plate and at least one fastener. The bone plate includes at least one tab at a first end, a second end with a first projection and a second projection adjacent to the first projection, and a coupling segment positioned between the first and second projections. The at least one fastener including at least one first fastener for coupling to the at least one tab and a second fastener for coupling to the coupling segment. Methods of using the bone plates is also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: PARAGON 28, INC.
    Inventors: Albert DaCosta, Eric Lintula, Spanky Raymond, Frank Bono
  • Patent number: 10959741
    Abstract: Guides, devices, instruments, and systems for fixing a fractured bone are disclosed. An insertion guide includes a handle member and a guide member coupled to a second end of the handle member. The guide member being curved relative to the longitudinal axis of the handle member. A bone fixation system including an insertion guide, a guide wire and a fastener. The insertion guide including a handle member and a guide member coupled to an end of the handle member. The guide member being curved and including a through hole for receiving the guide wire. The fastener including a cannulation for receiving the guide wire. Methods of using a bone fixation systems for fixing fractured bones are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: Paragon 28, Inc.
    Inventors: Albert Dacosta, Joseph Dogué, Frank Barmes, Randy Allard
  • Publication number: 20210085378
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a moveable bone plate implantation system, controlled movement assembly, and method. The moveable bone plate implantation system includes a movement instrument, translation member removeably coupled to the movement instrument, and a bone plate detachably connected to the translation member. The controlled movement assembly includes a translation member and a bone plate. The translation member includes a shaft with a first end and a second end and a head portion at the first end. The head portion includes an engagement groove recessed into the head portion and a lip extending out from a bottom portion of the engagement groove. The bone plate includes an engagement aperture for receiving the engagement groove and the lip engages a bottom surface of the bone plate during translation of the bone plate. A method for moving bones is also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 8, 2020
    Publication date: March 25, 2021
    Applicant: Paragon 28, Inc.
    Inventor: Albert DACOSTA
  • Publication number: 20210085338
    Abstract: Guides, systems, and methods for maintaining, correcting and/or fusing joint deformities are disclosed. The guide system including a cut guide, an alignment guide, and at least one directional wire. The cut guide including a base portion, an extension member extending away from a bottom surface of the base portion, and at least one arm extending away from an end of the base portion. The alignment guide, including a base portion, a first extension member extending away from a bottom surface of the base portion in a first direction, and a second extension member extending away from the bottom surface of the base portion in a second direction. Methods of using a guide system for maintaining, correcting and/or fusing joint deformities are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 8, 2020
    Publication date: March 25, 2021
    Applicant: Paragon 28, Inc.
    Inventors: Albert DACOSTA, Laura Zagrocki BRINKER, Randy ALLARD
  • Patent number: 10945830
    Abstract: Devices, systems, implants and methods for achieving ligament fixation are disclosed. An implant includes a head member and an anchor member coupled to the head member. The implant includes tension member that couples the head member to the anchor member. The head member and the anchor member include a cannulation that receives the tension member therein. The implant may include a coupling member positioned between and coupling the head member and the anchor member, the coupling member including a cannulation that receives the tension member therethrough. Insertion instruments for inserting an implant for ligament fixation are also disclosed. Methods of using an implant for achieving ligament fixation are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: Paragon 28, Inc.
    Inventors: Albert Dacosta, Sean Gill, Richard David Hunt, Frank Bono, Thomas R. Williams, Randy Allard, Benjamin Majors
  • Patent number: 10918431
    Abstract: Implants, guides, devices, instruments, systems and methods for fixing a joint using bone plates are disclosed. The bone fixation system includes an alignment guide with a first end and a second end, an alignment wire rotatably coupled to the first end of the alignment guide, and a coupling member slidingly engaging a first portion of the alignment guide near the first end. The plate includes a body including a first end and a second end, a plurality of lobes extending from the body, a plurality of screw holes extending through the body and each screw hole of the plurality of screw holes positioned in a lobe of the plurality of lobes, and an alignment hole positioned along a longitudinal axis of the body. A method of using a bone fixation system for fixation of at least two bones is also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: Paragon 28, Inc.
    Inventors: Frank Barmes, Spanky Raymond, Joseph Dogué, Albert Dacosta, Matt Jarboe
  • Publication number: 20210038402
    Abstract: Implants, devices, and methods for maintaining, correcting and/or fusing joint deformities are disclosed. The implant a first member, a second member, and an insert with a top surface and a bottom surface. The top surface couples to the first member and the bottom surface engages the second member. Kits and methods of using the implants for maintaining, correcting and/or fusing joint deformities are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 24, 2020
    Publication date: February 11, 2021
    Applicant: Paragon 28, Inc.
    Inventors: Daniel LEE, Albert DACOSTA, Frank BARMES, Joseph DOGUÉ, Richard OBERT, Robert David PAXSON
  • Publication number: 20210022781
    Abstract: Guides, implants, devices, instruments, systems, and assemblies for achieving bone fusion are disclosed. A bone fusion system, including an implant template, a guide wire for insertion through the implant template, a bone plate for receiving the guide wire, and an alignment guide apparatus for coupling to the bone plate. Methods of using a bone fusion system for achieving bone fusion are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 12, 2020
    Publication date: January 28, 2021
    Applicant: Paragon 28, Inc.
    Inventors: Albert DACOSTA, Byron L. HUTCHINSON, Spanky RAYMOND, Daniel J. LEE, Francis D. BARMES, Laura Zagrocki BRINKER
  • Patent number: D910178
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignee: Paragon 28, Inc.
    Inventors: Albert DaCosta, Frank S. Bono, Randy Allard, Laura Zagrocki Brinker, Richard David Hunt, Spanky Raymond
  • Patent number: D910181
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignee: Paragon 28, Inc.
    Inventors: Albert DaCosta, Laura Zagrocki Brinker, Richard David Hunt, Spanky Raymond
  • Patent number: D915588
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: Paragon 28, Inc.
    Inventors: Albert Dacosta, Laura Zagrocki Brinker, Randy Allard