Patents by Inventor Benjamin Majors

Benjamin Majors 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).

  • 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
  • Patent number: 11045305
    Abstract: Soft tissue retention devices, instrumentation and related methods are disclosed. The devices include a first member comprising a first head portion and a first threaded shaft portion extending from the first head portion that define a cannulated opening extending therethrough, and a second member comprising a second head portion and a second threaded shaft portion extending from the second head portion that define a cannulated opening that extends therethrough. The inner sides of the first and second head portions includes a row of teeth extending about the periphery thereof. The first head portion also includes a plurality of through holes positioned between the first threaded shaft portion and the row of teeth. The outer sides of the first and second head portions include non-circular drive openings. The instrumentation comprise a handle portion with a through aperture that allows for a user's finger to extend therethrough during an implantation procedure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 29, 2021
    Assignee: Paragon 28, Inc.
    Inventors: Douglas K. Blacklidge, Frank S. Bono, Benjamin Majors, Randy Allard, Shane Miller
  • 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: 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
  • Patent number: 11006948
    Abstract: Devices, instruments, assemblies, and systems for holding and inserting staples and staples for compressing bones or bone fragments. The staple insertion assembly including a staple holder and a staple. The staple holder including a first and second end with a gripping portion at the first end, at least one slot extending from second end toward first end, and a receiving portion at the second end. The receiving portion with at least one staple contact portion, a first recessed region positioned adjacent to the at least one staple contact portion on a first side and a second recessed region positioned adjacent to the at least one staple contact portion on a second side, and a first engagement member positioned adjacent to the first recessed region and a second engagement member positioned adjacent to the second recessed region. Methods for using the assemblies to compress bones or bone fragments are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2021
    Assignee: Biedermann Technologies GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventors: Benjamin Majors, Achim Zipse, Gael Dreher
  • 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: 10898206
    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: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Assignee: Paragon 28, Inc.
    Inventors: Albert Dacosta, Benjamin Majors, Jens Cole, Frank S. Bono
  • Patent number: 10743963
    Abstract: A system and method for cleaning instruments, which provides removal and collection of material from one or more surgical instruments. The cleaning apparatus may be a dry cleaning process or offered in conjunction with one or more fluids. In one embodiment, the cleaning apparatus continuously purges blood, bone and other debris quickly and may comprise a system for removing reusable material from the cleaning process for reuse.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Inventors: George Frey, Benjamin Majors, Charles O'Neil, Geoff Lai, Russ Rydin
  • Publication number: 20190350695
    Abstract: Soft tissue retention devices, instrumentation and related methods are disclosed. The devices include a first member comprising a first head portion and a first threaded shaft portion extending from the first head portion that define a cannulated opening extending therethrough, and a second member comprising a second head portion and a second threaded shaft portion extending from the second head portion that define a cannulated opening that extends therethrough. The inner sides of the first and second head portions includes a row of teeth extending about the periphery thereof. The first head portion also includes a plurality of through holes positioned between the first threaded shaft portion and the row of teeth. The outer sides of the first and second head portions include non-circular drive openings. The instrumentation comprise a handle portion with a through aperture that allows for a user's finger to extend therethrough during an implantation procedure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 4, 2019
    Publication date: November 21, 2019
    Applicant: Paragon 28, Inc.
    Inventors: Douglas K. BLACKLIDGE, Frank S. BONO, Benjamin MAJORS, Randy ALLARD, Shane MILLER
  • Publication number: 20190336190
    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: July 16, 2019
    Publication date: November 7, 2019
    Applicant: Paragon 28, Inc.
    Inventors: Randy ALLARD, Albert DACOSTA, Sean GILL, Peter Andrew MLADINICH, Richard David HUNT, Frank S. BONO, Benjamin MAJORS
  • Publication number: 20190336270
    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: July 19, 2019
    Publication date: November 7, 2019
    Applicant: Paragon 28, Inc.
    Inventors: Albert DACOSTA, Sean GILL, Richard David HUNT, Frank BONO, Thomas R. WILLIAMS, Randy ALLARD, Benjamin MAJORS
  • Publication number: 20190083108
    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: Application
    Filed: November 9, 2018
    Publication date: March 21, 2019
    Applicant: Paragon 28, Inc.
    Inventors: Albert DACOSTA, Frank S. BONO, Benjamin MAJORS, Laura Zagrocki BRINKER
  • Publication number: 20190000451
    Abstract: Devices, instruments, assemblies, and systems for holding and inserting staples and staples for compressing bones or bone fragments. The staple insertion assembly including a staple holder and a staple. The staple holder including a first and second end with a gripping portion at the first end, at least one slot extending from second end toward first end, and a receiving portion at the second end. The receiving portion with at least one staple contact portion, a first recessed region positioned adjacent to the at least one staple contact portion on a first side and a second recessed region positioned adjacent to the at least one staple contact portion on a second side, and a first engagement member positioned adjacent to the first recessed region and a second engagement member positioned adjacent to the second recessed region. Methods for using the assemblies to compress bones or bone fragments are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 9, 2018
    Publication date: January 3, 2019
    Applicant: Biedermann Technologies GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventors: Benjamin Majors, Achim Zipse, Gael Dreher
  • Patent number: D832441
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2018
    Assignee: PARAGON 28, INC.
    Inventors: Albert Dacosta, Benjamin Majors
  • Patent number: D834191
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2018
    Assignee: Biedermann Technologies GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventors: Benjamin Majors, Achim Zipse, Gael Dreher
  • Patent number: D841168
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: Paragon 28, Inc.
    Inventors: Albert DaCosta, Benjamin Majors
  • Patent number: D875939
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: Paragon 28, Inc.
    Inventors: Albert DaCosta, Benjamin Majors
  • Patent number: D883482
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: Biedermann Technologies GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventors: Benjamin Majors, Achim Zipse, Gael Dreher
  • Patent number: D895837
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: Mighty Oak Medical, Inc.
    Inventors: George A. Frey, Geoff Lai, Benjamin Majors