Patents by Inventor David S. Scher

David S. Scher 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: 11219702
    Abstract: Provided is a compression resistant implant configured to fit at or near a bone defect to promote bone growth. The compression resistant implant comprises a biodegradable polymer in an amount of about 0.1 wt % to about 20 wt % of the implant and a freeze-dried oxysterol in an amount of about 5 wt % to about 90 wt % of the implant. Methods of making and use are further provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 11, 2022
    Assignee: Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc.
    Inventors: Benjamin T. Reves, David S. Scher, Roger E. Harrington, Jerbrena C. Jacobs
  • Publication number: 20210338431
    Abstract: Provided is a compression resistant implant configured to fit at or near a bone defect to promote bone growth, the compression resistant implant comprising porous ceramic particles in a biodegradable polymer, and an oxysterol disposed in or on the compression resistant implant. Methods of making and use are further provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 16, 2021
    Publication date: November 4, 2021
    Applicant: Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc.
    Inventors: Benjamin T. Reves, David S. Scher, Susan J. Drapeau, Roger E. Harrington, Jerbrena C. Jacobs
  • Publication number: 20210260254
    Abstract: Provided is a lyophilized implant configured to fit at or near a bone defect to promote bone growth, the lyophilized implant containing a biodegradable polymer in an amount of about 0.1 wt. % to about 20 wt. % of the implant, mineral particles in an amount from about 0.1 wt. % to about 75 wt. % of the implant, and an oxysterol in an amount of about 5 wt. % to about 90 wt. % of the implant. Methods of making and using the implant are further provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 26, 2021
    Publication date: August 26, 2021
    Applicant: WARSAW ORTHOPEDIC, INC.
    Inventors: Benjamin T. Reves, David S. Scher, Daniel A. Shimko
  • Patent number: 11065123
    Abstract: Provided is a compression resistant implant configured to fit at or near a bone defect to promote bone growth, the compression resistant implant comprising porous ceramic particles in a biodegradable polymer, and an oxysterol disposed in or on the compression resistant implant. Methods of making and use are further provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 20, 2021
    Assignee: Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc.
    Inventors: Benjamin T. Reves, David S. Scher, Susan J. Drapeau, Roger E. Harrington, Jerbrena C. Jacobs
  • Publication number: 20210121428
    Abstract: This invention is directed to novel compositions containing a source of precursors to Type I collagen, an collagenic organic acid, an aldehyde, a polyol, an aldose, esters or salts or any combinations thereof, a blend of collagenic monomers or short-chain polymers, and a thickening agent to optimize the viscosity of the delivery system and methods of using such compositions for promoting collagen synthesis in the annular region of intervertebral disc.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 25, 2019
    Publication date: April 29, 2021
    Inventors: Jared T. Wilsey, David S. Scher
  • Patent number: 10987450
    Abstract: Provided is a lyophilized implant configured to fit at or near a bone defect to promote bone growth, the lyophilized implant containing a biodegradable polymer in an amount of about 0.1 wt. % to about 20 wt. % of the implant, mineral particles in an amount from about 0.1 wt. % to about 75 wt. % of the implant, and an oxysterol in an amount of about 5 wt. % to about 90 wt. % of the implant. Methods of making and using the implant are further provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc.
    Inventors: Benjamin T. Reves, David S. Scher, Daniel A. Shimko
  • Patent number: 10898498
    Abstract: Provided is a slow release composition to promote bone growth, the slow release composition comprising: an oxysterol encapsulated in a biodegradable polymer to control the release of the oxysterol. Methods of making and use are further provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Assignee: Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc.
    Inventors: David S. Scher, Benjamin T. Reves, Roger E. Harrington, Susan J. Drapeau, Jerbrena C. Jacobs
  • Publication number: 20200338092
    Abstract: Provided is a slow release composition to promote bone growth, the slow release composition comprising: an oxysterol encapsulated in a biodegradable polymer to control the release of the oxysterol. Methods of making and use are further provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 10, 2020
    Publication date: October 29, 2020
    Inventors: David S. Scher, Benjamin T. Reves, Roger E. Harrington, Susan J. Drapeau, Jerbrena C. Jacobs
  • Publication number: 20200330648
    Abstract: Provided is a compression resistant implant configured to fit at or near a bone defect to promote bone growth. The compression resistant implant comprises a biodegradable polymer in an amount of about 0.1 wt % to about 20 wt % of the implant and a freeze-dried oxysterol in an amount of about 5 wt % to about 90 wt % of the implant. Methods of making and use are further provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 1, 2020
    Publication date: October 22, 2020
    Inventors: Benjamin T. Reves, David S. Scher, Roger E. Harrington, Jerbrena C. Jacobs
  • Publication number: 20200323638
    Abstract: Provided is a compression resistant implant configured to fit at or near a bone defect to promote bone growth, the compression resistant implant comprising porous ceramic particles in a biodegradable polymer, and an oxysterol disposed in or on the compression resistant implant. Methods of making and use are further provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 22, 2020
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Inventors: Benjamin T. Reves, David S. Scher, Susan J. Drapeau, Roger E. Harrington, Jerbrena C. Jacobs
  • Publication number: 20200261625
    Abstract: Provided is a lyophilized implant configured to fit at or near a bone defect to promote bone growth, the lyophilized implant containing a biodegradable polymer in an amount of about 0.1 wt. % to about 20 wt. % of the implant, mineral particles in an amount from about 0.1 wt. % to about 75 wt. % of the implant, and an oxysterol in an amount of about 5 wt. % to about 90 wt. % of the implant. Methods of making and using the implant are further provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 6, 2020
    Publication date: August 20, 2020
    Inventors: Benjamin T. Reves, David S. Scher, Daniel A. Shimko
  • Patent number: 10736993
    Abstract: Provided is a compression resistant implant configured to fit at or near a bone defect to promote bone growth. The compression resistant implant comprises a biodegradable polymer in an amount of about 0.1 wt % to about 20 wt % of the implant and a freeze-dried oxysterol in an amount of about 5 wt % to about 90 wt % of the implant. Methods of making and use are further provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc.
    Inventors: Benjamin T. Reves, David S. Scher, Roger E. Harrington, Jerbrena C. Jacobs
  • Publication number: 20200246509
    Abstract: Provided is an implant configured to fit at or near a bone defect to promote bone growth, the implant comprising: a biodegradable polymer in an amount of about 0.1 wt % to about 20 wt % of the implant and an oxysterol in an amount of about 20 wt % to about 90 wt % of the implant. The implant has a high oxysterol load. Methods of making and use are further provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 16, 2020
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Inventors: Benjamin T. Reves, David S. Scher, Susan J. Drapeau, Roger E. Harrington, Jerbrena C. Jacobs
  • Patent number: 10729702
    Abstract: Provided is a slow release composition to promote bone growth, the slow release composition comprising: an oxysterol encapsulated in a biodegradable polymer to control the release of the oxysterol. Methods of making and use are further provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc.
    Inventors: David S. Scher, Benjamin T. Reves, Roger E. Harrington, Susan J. Drapeau, Jerbrena C. Jacobs
  • Patent number: 10695182
    Abstract: Provided is a compression resistant implant configured to fit at or near a bone defect to promote bone growth, the compression resistant implant comprising porous ceramic particles in a biodegradable polymer, and an oxysterol disposed in or on the compression resistant implant. Methods of making and use are further provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc.
    Inventors: Benjamin T. Reves, David S. Scher, Susan J. Drapeau, Roger E. Harrington, Jerbrena C. Jacobs
  • Patent number: 10688222
    Abstract: Provided is a lyophilized implant configured to fit at or near a bone defect to promote bone growth, the lyophilized implant containing a biodegradable polymer in an amount of about 0.1 wt. % to about 20 wt. % of the implant, mineral particles in an amount from about 0.1 wt. % to about 75 wt. % of the implant, and an oxysterol in an amount of about 5 wt. % to about 90 wt. % of the implant. Methods of making and using the implant are further provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc.
    Inventors: Benjamin T. Reves, David S. Scher, Daniel A. Shimko
  • Patent number: 10632230
    Abstract: Provided is an implant configured to fit at or near a bone defect to promote bone growth, the implant comprising: a biodegradable polymer in an amount of about 0.1 wt % to about 20 wt % of the implant and an oxysterol in an amount of about 20 wt % to about 90 wt % of the implant. The implant has a high oxysterol load. Methods of making and use are further provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc.
    Inventors: Benjamin T. Reves, David S. Scher, Susan J. Drapeau, Roger E. Harrington, Jerbrena C. Jacobs
  • Publication number: 20190298741
    Abstract: Provided is a slow release composition to promote bone growth, the slow release composition comprising: an oxysterol encapsulated in a biodegradable polymer to control the release of the oxysterol. Methods of making and use are further provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2019
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Inventors: David S. Scher, Benjamin T. Reves, Roger E. Harrington, Susan J. Drapeau, Jerbrena C. Jacobs
  • Patent number: 10335419
    Abstract: Provided is a slow release composition to promote bone growth, the slow release composition comprising: an oxysterol encapsulated in a biodegradable polymer to control the release of the oxysterol. Methods of making and use are further provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc
    Inventors: David S. Scher, Benjamin T. Reves, Roger E. Harrington, Susan J. Drapeau, Jerbrena C. Jacobs
  • Publication number: 20190175792
    Abstract: Provided is a compression resistant implant configured to fit at or near a bone defect to promote bone growth. The compression resistant implant comprises a biodegradable polymer in an amount of about 0.1 wt % to about 20 wt % of the implant and a freeze-dried oxysterol in an amount of about 5 wt % to about 90 wt % of the implant. Methods of making and use are further provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 8, 2019
    Publication date: June 13, 2019
    Inventors: Benjamin T. Reves, David S. Scher, Roger E. Harrington, Jerbrena C. Jacobs