Patents by Inventor Dennis I. Robbins

Dennis I. Robbins 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: 11123076
    Abstract: A rectal injection device and a method of operating the same. In one embodiment, the device includes: (1) a body having a handle, (2) a suction system associated with the body, (3) a trigger associated with the handle, (4) a pod coupled to the body via a neck and (5) multiple suction ports associated with the pod, each of the multiple suction ports configured to receive a ligation band thereabout, the suction system configured to provide a suction to the multiple suction ports to draw tissue thereinto, the pod configured to deploy the ligation bands upon activation of the trigger.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignee: Logan Medical Devices, Inc.
    Inventors: Andrew Nguyenba, Alex Lara-Arvizu, Aron Torres, Jose R. Rodriguez, Jesse Grant, Kyle Sii-Kai Lo, Lilian Zhan, Dennis I. Robbins
  • Patent number: 11103465
    Abstract: The invention provides a topical pain medication and a method of manufacturing and suing the same. In one embodiment, the medication includes: (1) enriched resveratrol having a concentration of trans-resveratrol therein that substantially exceeds the natural concentrations of trans-resveratrol in naturally occurring resveratrol, and (2) at least one inactive ingredient configured to mix with the resveratrol to form the topical medication. In one embodiment, the method includes: (1) processing resveratrol to increase the concentration of trans-resveratrol therein and (2) mixing at least one inactive ingredient with the resveratrol to form the topical medication.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: Ted's Brain Science, Inc.
    Inventors: Dennis I. Robbins, David H. Hitt, Jr., David H. Hitt, III
  • Publication number: 20210077115
    Abstract: A rectal injection device and a method of operating the same. In one embodiment, the device includes: (1) a body having a handle, (2) a suction system associated with the body, (3) a trigger associated with the handle, (4) a pod coupled to the body via a neck and (5) multiple suction ports associated with the pod, each of the multiple suction ports configured to receive a ligation band thereabout, the suction system configured to provide a suction to the multiple suction ports to draw tissue thereinto, the pod configured to deploy the ligation bands upon activation of the trigger.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 24, 2020
    Publication date: March 18, 2021
    Inventors: Andrew NGUYENBA, Alex LARA-ARVIZU, Aron TORRES, Jose RODRIGUEZ, Jesse GRANT, Kyle Sii-Kai LO, Lilian ZHAN, Dennis I. ROBBINS
  • Publication number: 20210052826
    Abstract: A rectal injection device configured to inject a liquid into the tissues around the internal anal sphincter of a rectum. The rectal injection device comprises: i) an elongated tube having a distal end and a proximal end; ii) a rounded head coupled to the distal end of the elongated tube; iii) a needle extending from the proximal end of the elongated tube into the rounded head, wherein a tip of the needle is aligned with a hole in the rounded head; and iv) an actuator mechanism configured to move the needle to a deployed position in which the tip of the needle extends through the hole and into the anal tissues and to move the needle to a retracted position in which the tip of the needle is withdrawn within the rounded head.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 20, 2020
    Publication date: February 25, 2021
    Inventors: Tyler S. MARKLE, Dennis I. ROBBINS, Jose RODRIGUEZ, David H. HITT
  • Publication number: 20210046018
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides ophthalmic compositions containing resveratrol. Also provided are methods of using ophthalmic resveratrol compositions to treat acute ocular pain, chronic ocular pain, dry eye disease, and/or photophobia.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 13, 2020
    Publication date: February 18, 2021
    Applicants: TED'S BRAIN SCIENCE, INC., BOARD OF REGENTS, THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SYSTEM, OREGON HEALTH AND SCIENCE UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: SUE A. AICHER, GREGORY O. DUSSOR, THEODORE J. PRICE, DENNIS I. ROBBINS, DAVID H. HITT, II, DAVID H. HITT, III
  • Patent number: 10744274
    Abstract: A rectal injection device and a method of operating a rectal injection device. In one embodiment, the device includes: (1) a handle having a trigger associated therewith, (2) an extension tube extending from the handle and terminating in a head, (3) at least two needles coupled to the head and configured to move relative thereto between a retracted position and a deployed position and (4) a pullrod coupling the trigger and the needles and configured to cause the needles to move.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: Logan Medical Devices, Inc.
    Inventors: Tyler S. Markle, Dennis I. Robbins, Jose Rodriguez, David H. Hitt
  • Publication number: 20200246013
    Abstract: A rectal band ligation device and a method of operating the band ligation device. In one embodiment, the band ligation device includes: (1) a handle having a trigger associated therewith, (2) an extension tube extending from the handle and terminating in a head, (3) at least two openings in the head, (4) hollow pistons located in the openings and configured to move relative thereto between an extended position in which ends of the pistons are exposed through the openings and a retracted position, gaps between corresponding openings and hollow pistons being less than cross-sectional widths of elastic members stretched around the ends and (5) an actuating rod coupling the trigger and the pistons and configured to cause the pistons to move from the extended position to the retracted position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 22, 2020
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Inventors: Dennis I. ROBBINS, David H. HITT
  • Patent number: 10695287
    Abstract: A topical medication including a therapeutically effective amount of an AMPK (adenosine monophosphate-activated protein kinase) agonist for use in the treatment of one or more the human or animal medical conditions. The medical conditions include, but are not limited to: shingles (herpes zoster), post-herpetic neuralgia (PHN), gout, migraine, trigeminal neuralgia, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), diabetic neuropathy, peripheral neuropathy, rheumatoid arthritis, insect-related wheals, urushiol-related rash, psoriasis, herpes simplex, atopic dermatitis (eczema), contact dermatitis, allergic dermatitis, neurotrophic ulcers, first- and second-degree burns (e.g., sunburn and chemical), fibromyalgia, rubeola, and acne. Also disclosed are a method of employing the composition and a wound dressing incorporating a therapeutically effective amount of an AMPK agonist in combination with an antimicrobial agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: CerSci Therapeutics, Inc.
    Inventors: Dennis I. Robbins, David H. Hitt, II
  • Patent number: 10660644
    Abstract: A rectal band ligation device and a method of operating the band ligation device. In one embodiment, the band ligation device includes: (1) a handle having a trigger associated therewith, (2) an extension tube extending from the handle and terminating in a head, (3) at least two openings in the head, (4) hollow pistons located in the openings and configured to move relative thereto between an extended position in which ends of the pistons are exposed through the openings and a retracted position, gaps between corresponding openings and hollow pistons being less than cross-sectional widths of elastic members stretched around the ends and (5) an actuating rod coupling the trigger and the pistons and configured to cause the pistons to move from the extended position to the retracted position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: Logan Medical Devices, Inc.
    Inventors: Dennis I. Robbins, David H. Hitt
  • Publication number: 20190328397
    Abstract: A rectal injection device and a method of operating the same. In one embodiment, the device includes: (1) a body having a handle, (2) a suction system associated with the body, (3) a trigger associated with the handle, (4) a pod coupled to the body via a neck and (5) multiple suction ports associated with the pod, each of the multiple suction ports configured to receive a ligation band thereabout, the suction system configured to provide a suction to the multiple suction ports to draw tissue thereinto, the pod configured to deploy the ligation bands upon activation of the trigger.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 26, 2019
    Publication date: October 31, 2019
    Inventors: Andrew NGUYENBA, Alex LARA-ARVIZU, Aron TORRES, Jose R. RODRIGUEZ, Jesse GRANT, Kyle Sii-Kai LO, Lilian ZHAN, Dennis I. ROBBINS
  • Patent number: 10398556
    Abstract: The present invention provides methods and direct cardiac contact diastolic recoil device to improve diastolic recoil of a heart and includes a biocompatible film attached to or enclosing one or more structural elements that store elastic energy during heart contraction and release energy during heart filling.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 22, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignees: CorInnova Incorporated, The Texas A&M University System
    Inventors: John C. Criscione, Saurabh Biswas, Michael R. Moreno, Lewis D. Harrison, Dennis I. Robbins
  • Publication number: 20190151254
    Abstract: The invention provides a topical pain medication and a method of manufacturing and suing the same. In one embodiment, the medication includes: (1) enriched resveratrol having a concentration of trans-resveratrol therein that substantially exceeds the natural concentrations of trans-resveratrol in naturally occurring resveratrol, and (2) at least one inactive ingredient configured to mix with the resveratrol to form the topical medication. In one embodiment, the method includes: (1) processing resveratrol to increase the concentration of trans-resveratrol therein and (2) mixing at least one inactive ingredient with the resveratrol to form the topical medication.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 27, 2018
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Inventors: DENNIS I. ROBBINS, DAVID H. HITT, JR., DAVID H. HITT, III
  • Publication number: 20180369133
    Abstract: A topical medication including a therapeutically effective amount of an AMPK (adenosine monophosphate-activated protein kinase) agonist for use in the treatment of one or more the human or animal medical conditions. The medical conditions include, but are not limited to: shingles (herpes zoster), post-herpetic neuralgia (PHN), gout, migraine, trigeminal neuralgia, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), diabetic neuropathy, peripheral neuropathy, rheumatoid arthritis, insect-related wheals, urushiol-related rash, psoriasis, herpes simplex, atopic dermatitis (eczema), contact dermatitis, allergic dermatitis, neurotrophic ulcers, first- and second-degree burns (e.g., sunburn and chemical), fibromyalgia, rubeola, and acne. Also disclosed are a method of employing the composition and a wound dressing incorporating a therapeutically effective amount of an AMPK agonist in combination with an antimicrobial agent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2018
    Publication date: December 27, 2018
    Inventors: DENNIS I. ROBBINS, DAVID H. HITT, II
  • Publication number: 20180317923
    Abstract: A rectal band ligation device and a method of operating the band ligation device. In one embodiment, the band ligation device includes: (1) a handle having a trigger associated therewith, (2) an extension tube extending from the handle and terminating in a head, (3) at least two openings in the head, (4) hollow pistons located in the openings and configured to move relative thereto between an extended position in which ends of the pistons are exposed through the openings and a retracted position, gaps between corresponding openings and hollow pistons being less than cross-sectional widths of elastic members stretched around the ends and (5) an actuating rod coupling the trigger and the pistons and configured to cause the pistons to move from the extended position to the retracted position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 12, 2017
    Publication date: November 8, 2018
    Inventors: Dennis I. ROBBINS, David H. HITT
  • Publication number: 20180243516
    Abstract: A rectal injection device configured to inject a liquid into the tissues around the internal anal sphincter of a rectum. The rectal injection device comprises: i) an elongated tube having a distal end and a proximal end; ii) a rounded head coupled to the distal end of the elongated tube; iii) a needle extending from the proximal end of the elongated tube into the rounded head, wherein a tip of the needle is aligned with a hole in the rounded head; and iv) an actuator mechanism configured to move the needle to a deployed position in which the tip of the needle extends through the hole and into the anal tissues and to move the needle to a retracted position in which the tip of the needle is withdrawn within the rounded head.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 1, 2018
    Publication date: August 30, 2018
    Inventors: Tyler S. MARKLE, Dennis I. ROBBINS, Jose RODRIGUEZ, David H. HITT
  • Publication number: 20180221594
    Abstract: A rectal injection device and a method of operating a rectal injection device. In one embodiment, the device includes: (1) a handle having a trigger associated therewith, (2) an extension tube extending from the handle and terminating in a head, (3) at least two needles coupled to the head and configured to move relative thereto between a retracted position and a deployed position and (4) a pullrod coupling the trigger and the needles and configured to cause the needles to move.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 6, 2018
    Publication date: August 9, 2018
    Inventors: Tyler S. Markle, Dennis I. Robbins, Jose Rodriguez, David H. Hitt
  • Patent number: 9987437
    Abstract: A rectal injection device and a method of operating a rectal injection device. In one embodiment, the device includes: (1) a handle having a trigger associated therewith, (2) an extension tube extending from the handle and terminating in a head, (3) at least two needles coupled to the head and configured to move relative thereto between a retracted position and a deployed position and (4) a pullrod coupling the trigger and the needles and configured to cause the needles to move.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 5, 2018
    Assignee: Logan Medical Devices, Inc.
    Inventors: Tyler S. Markle, Dennis I. Robbins, Jose Rodriguez, David H. Hitt
  • Publication number: 20170361031
    Abstract: A rectal injection device and a method of operating a rectal injection device. In one embodiment, the device includes: (1) a handle having a trigger associated therewith, (2) an extension tube extending from the handle and terminating in a head, (3) at least two needles coupled to the head and configured to move relative thereto between a retracted position and a deployed position and (4) a pullrod coupling the trigger and the needles and configured to cause the needles to move.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 16, 2017
    Publication date: December 21, 2017
    Inventors: Tyler S. MARKLE, Dennis I. ROBBINS, Jose RODRIGUEZ, David H. HITT
  • Patent number: 9642957
    Abstract: The present invention provides methods and direct cardiac contact device to improve the diastole phase and the systolic phase of a heart and includes a biocompatible film pneumatic locked to the heart to aid in heart compression and relaxation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 9, 2017
    Assignees: The Texas A&M University System, CorInnova Incorporated
    Inventors: John C. Criscione, Saurabh Biswas, Michael R. Moreno, Lewis D. Harrison, Dennis I. Robbins
  • Publication number: 20170080137
    Abstract: The present invention provides methods, systems, kits, and cardiac compression devices that have both passive chambers and active chambers to improve heart function.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2016
    Publication date: March 23, 2017
    Inventors: John C. Criscione, Lewis D. Harrison, Michael R. Moreno, Christina M. Bolch, Dennis I. Robbins, Saurabh Biswas, Boris Leschinsky