Patents by Inventor Diana Zanini

Diana Zanini 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: 9104042
    Abstract: Oriented contact lenses have patterns in which the portion that substantially lies over the sclera when worn on-eye is brightly colored or tinted; the colored or tinted contact lenses can have colored or tinted central portions that enhance the iris when worn on-eye and limbal rings that enhance the limbus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2015
    Assignee: Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc.
    Inventors: Angie Bowers, Jeffrey Roffman, Diana Zanini
  • Patent number: 8714738
    Abstract: The present invention relates to aqueous processes for the production of silicone hydrogel contact lenses.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 6, 2014
    Assignee: Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc.
    Inventors: Azaam Alli, Diana Zanini, James D. Ford, Shivkumar Mahadevan, Kristy L. Canavan, David C. Turner
  • Patent number: 8507577
    Abstract: The present invention is a process for forming ophthalmic devices such as contact lenses, comprising the steps of curing a reactive mixture comprising at least one silicone-containing component, at least one hydrophilic component and at least one protonated diluent or protonatable diluent having a Hansen solubility parameter, ?p between about 2 and about 7 to form an ophthalmic device having an advancing contact angle of less than about 80°; contacting the ophthalmic device with an aqueous solution which is capable of changing the Hansen solubility parameter, ?p of the protonated or protonatable co-diluent to enhance water solubility and removing said diluent(s) with said aqueous solution.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2007
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2013
    Assignee: Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc.
    Inventors: Diana Zanini, Karen Altheim
  • Publication number: 20130107200
    Abstract: Oriented contact lenses have patterns in which the portion that substantially lies over the sclera when worn on-eye is brightly colored or tinted; the colored or tinted contact lenses can have colored or tinted central portions that enhance the iris when worn on-eye and limbal rings that enhance the limbus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 2, 2011
    Publication date: May 2, 2013
    Inventors: ANGIE BOWERS, JEFFREY ROFFMAN, DIANA ZANINI
  • Patent number: 8414804
    Abstract: The present invention relates to aqueous processes for the production of silicone hydrogel contact lenses.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2006
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2013
    Assignee: Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc.
    Inventors: Azaam Alli, Diana Zanini, James D. Ford, Shivkumar Mahadevan, Kristy Canavan, David C. Turner
  • Patent number: 8317322
    Abstract: Contact lenses have patterns in which the portion that substantially lies over the sclera when worn on-eye is brightly colored or tinted; the colored or tinted contact lenses can have colored or tinted central portions that enhance the iris when worn on-eye and limbal rings that enhance the limbus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 4, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2012
    Assignee: Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc.
    Inventors: Angie Bowers, Diana Zanini
  • Patent number: 8240848
    Abstract: A contact lens with a central portion, an iris portion, and a peripheral portion disposed about the iris portion; wherein the iris portion contains an arcuate colored or tinted portion that provides a shadow effect; the peripheral portion can be colored white and can have a pattern that graduates to transparent towards the outer diameter of the lens.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 4, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2012
    Assignee: Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc.
    Inventors: Angie Bowers, Diana Zanini, Dawn D. Wright, Daniel Austin, Dafydd Geraint Davies, Marta Dobrowolski, Arti Krishna, Siew Hoon Loke, Alex Mackenzie, Andrew Milton, Julian Scarfe
  • Patent number: 7993680
    Abstract: Ultraviolet radiation-absorbing polymers having a first pendant group that comprises an ultraviolet radiation-absorbing moiety and a second pendant group that comprises at least one siloxane linkage and/or an intermediate length carbon chain are disclosed. Personal care compositions including the ultraviolet radiation-absorbing polymer are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2009
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2011
    Assignee: Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc.
    Inventors: Rudy Clemente, Curtis Cole, Gregory A. Hill, Ryan Palusak, Diana Zanini
  • Publication number: 20110187991
    Abstract: A contact lens with a central portion, an iris portion, and a peripheral portion disposed about the iris portion; wherein the iris portion contains an arcuate colored or tinted portion that provides a shadow effect; the peripheral portion can be colored white and can have a pattern that graduates to transparent towards the outer diameter of the lens.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 4, 2010
    Publication date: August 4, 2011
    Inventors: Angie L. Bowers, Diana Zanini, Dawn D. Wright, Daniel Austin, Dafydd Geraint Davies, Marta Dobrowolski, Arti Krishna, Siew Hoon Loke, Alex Mackenzie, Andrew Milton, Julian Scarfe
  • Publication number: 20110187992
    Abstract: Contact lenses have patterns in which the portion that substantially lies over the sclera when worn on-eye is brightly colored or tinted; the colored or tinted contact lenses can have colored or tinted central portions that enhance the iris when worn on-eye and limbal rings that enhance the limbus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 4, 2010
    Publication date: August 4, 2011
    Inventors: Angie Bowers, Diana Zanini
  • Patent number: 7976863
    Abstract: Biomedical devices with antimicrobial coatings are provided. One or more surfaces of the device are coated with a cationic peptide, cationic proteins, or mixtures thereof to impart antimicrobial properties to the surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2007
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2011
    Assignee: Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc.
    Inventors: Mark Wilcox, Emma Hume, Nerida Cole, Yulina Aliwarga, Diana Zanini
  • Publication number: 20100331443
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a silicone hydrogel having at least about 20 weight % water, and formed from a reactive mixture comprising at least one non-reactive hydrophilic polymer and at least one symmetric, hydroxyl functionalized silicone monomer. Silicone hydrogels of the present invention may be formed from reaction mixtures which do not contain hydrophilic monomers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 29, 2010
    Publication date: December 30, 2010
    Inventors: Diana Zanini, Jason Condrey
  • Patent number: 7802883
    Abstract: The invention provides sparkle additives useful in producing cosmetic lenses, and lenses produced using the sparkle additives that produce a sparkle-effect when the lens is viewed on-eye. The sparkle effect is produced while, at the same time, maintaining the natural appearance of the eye.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2008
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2010
    Assignee: Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc.
    Inventors: Dawn D. Wright, Diana Zanini, Kanda Kumar Balasubramanian, Terry L. Spaulding, Douglas L. Evans, Jeffrey H. Roffman, Karin D. McCarthy
  • Publication number: 20100230837
    Abstract: This invention includes methods and systems for processing hydrogel biomedical devices, such as ophthalmic lenses using polyethylene glycol to facilitate release of the devices from a mold part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 19, 2010
    Publication date: September 16, 2010
    Inventors: Diana Zanini, Douglas G. Vanderlaan, James D. Ford, Vincent H. Barre, Rachel E. Hauser
  • Patent number: 7789507
    Abstract: This invention includes methods and systems for processing hydrogel biomedical devices, such as ophthalmic lenses using polyethylene glycol to facilitate release of the devices from a mold part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2007
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2010
    Assignee: Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc.
    Inventors: Diana Zanini, Douglas G. Vanderlaan, James D. Ford, Vincent H. Barre, Rachel E. Hauser
  • Publication number: 20100081772
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process comprising the steps of reacting a reactive mixture comprising at least one silicone-containing component, at least one hydrophilic component, and at least one diluent to form an ophthalmic device having an advancing contact angle of less than about 80°; and contacting the ophthalmic device with an aqueous extraction solution at an elevated extraction temperature, wherein said at least one diluent has a boiling point at least about 10° higher than said extraction temperature.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2008
    Publication date: April 1, 2010
    Inventors: Diana Zanini, Karen Altheim
  • Publication number: 20090326182
    Abstract: Ultraviolet radiation-absorbing polymers having a first pendant group that comprises an ultraviolet radiation-absorbing moiety and a second pendant group that comprises at least one siloxane linkage and/or an intermediate length carbon chain are disclosed. Personal care compositions including the ultraviolet radiation-absorbing polymer are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 4, 2009
    Publication date: December 31, 2009
    Inventors: Rudy Clemente, Curtis Cole, Gregory A. Hill, Ryan Palusak, Diana Zanini
  • Publication number: 20090295004
    Abstract: The present invention relates to silicone hydrogel contact lenses formed from a reactive mixture comprising at least one silicone containing compound and a protein uptake reducing amount of at least protein uptake reducing compound.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 2, 2008
    Publication date: December 3, 2009
    Inventors: Jeremy B. Pinsly, Jonathan P. Adams, Amit Khanolkar, Diana Zanini, Zohra Fadli, Michael R. Clark, David C. Turner, James D. Ford, Thomas L. Maggio
  • Publication number: 20090244479
    Abstract: Tinted ophthalmic devices, methods for their production, and non-crosslinked binding polymers used in their production are disclosed herein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 20, 2009
    Publication date: October 1, 2009
    Inventors: Diana Zanini, Ryan David Palusak, Adam C. Reboul, Terry L. Spaulding, Frank F. Molock, JR., Ture Kindt-Larsen, Frederik R. Sleenstrup
  • Publication number: 20090190091
    Abstract: The invention provides sparkle additives useful in producing cosmetic lenses, and lenses produced using the sparkle additives that produce a sparkle-effect when the lens is viewed on-eye. The sparkle effect is produced while, at the same time, maintaining the natural appearance of the eye.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2008
    Publication date: July 30, 2009
    Inventors: Dawn D. Wright, Diana Zanini, Kanda Kumar Balasubramanian, Terry L. Spaulding, Douglas G. Evans, Jeffrey H. Rothman, Karin D. McCarthy