Patents by Inventor Brandon Kirby

Brandon Kirby 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: 10993935
    Abstract: Methods of treating a bacterial lung infection are provided and comprise administering an effective amount of rifaximin to a subject in need thereof. The rifaximin can be delivered by inhalation therapy, such as by delivering the rifaximin in aerosol form. The rifaximin is administered alone or in combination with tobramycin, including in multiple doses. Methods of reducing biofilm formation are also provided and comprise contacting a bacteria with an effective amount of rifaximin. Pharmaceutical composition are also included and comprise rifaximin and a pharmaceutically-acceptable vehicle suitable for administering the rifaximin in aerosol form.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: MARSHALL UNIVERSITY RESEARCH CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hongwei Yu, Thomas Ryan Withers, Brandon Kirby
  • Publication number: 20200369509
    Abstract: A fuel dispensing nozzle comprises a nozzle body defining a dispensing path extending between a distal inlet and a proximal outlet and configured to dispense fuel. A fuel flow valve is disposed in the nozzle body between the distal inlet and the proximal outlet. An actuation assembly movable to open the fuel flow valve is also provided. The nozzle also includes a shut-off mechanism operatively connected to the actuation assembly. A hand lever is pivotally connected with respect to the nozzle body, the hand lever being operatively connected to the actuation assembly so as to cause opening of the fuel flow valve when the hand lever is pivoted in a valve opening direction. The hand lever has a grasping portion extending between a proximal location nearer the proximal outlet and a distal location. The nozzle according to this aspect further includes a hold open mechanism including a trigger disposed at the proximal location of the hand lever.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 20, 2020
    Publication date: November 26, 2020
    Inventors: David Lucas, Brian Christopher Worley, Niranjan Srinivasan, Brandon Kirby, Andres Deogracias Viduya
  • Publication number: 20190365722
    Abstract: Methods of treating a bacterial lung infection are provided and comprise administering an effective amount of rifaximin to a subject in need thereof. The rifaximin can be delivered by inhalation therapy, such as by delivering the rifaximin in aerosol form. The rifaximin is administered alone or in combination with tobramycin, including in multiple doses. Methods of reducing biofilm formation are also provided and comprise contacting a bacteria with an effective amount of rifaximin. Pharmaceutical composition are also included and comprise rifaximin and a pharmaceutically-acceptable vehicle suitable for administering the rifaximin in aerosol form.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 3, 2019
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    Inventors: Hongwei Yu, Thomas Ryan Withers, Brandon Kirby
  • Patent number: D893676
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: Gilbarco Inc.
    Inventors: David Lucas, Brian Christopher Worley, Niranjan Srinivasan, Brandon Kirby, Andres Deogracias Viduya
  • Patent number: D898869
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: Gilbarco Inc.
    Inventors: David Lucas, Brian Christopher Worley, Niranjan Srinivasan, Brandon Kirby, Andres Deogracias Viduya