Patents by Inventor Joel Rosenblatt

Joel Rosenblatt 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).

  • Publication number: 20190388591
    Abstract: Biodegradable antimicrobial films are provided that are solid at room temperature and substantially liquefy in situ after implantation into a mammal, such as a human patient. Methods of using the films to cover a medical device, such as a breast implant, prior to insertion into a subject are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2019
    Publication date: December 26, 2019
    Applicant: Board of Regents, The University of Texas System
    Inventors: Joel ROSENBLATT, Issam RAAD, Andrew P. DENNIS
  • Patent number: 10434221
    Abstract: Biodegradable antimicrobial films are provided that are solid at room temperature and substantially liquefy in situ after implantation into a mammal, such as a human patient. Methods of using the films to cover a medical device, such as a breast implant, prior to insertion into a subject are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: Board of Regents, The University of Texas System
    Inventors: Joel Rosenblatt, Issam Raad, Andrew P. Dennis
  • Publication number: 20190046488
    Abstract: In some aspects, provided herein are antimicrobial compositions comprising partially esterified polygalacturonic acid and certain fatty acids (e.g., caprylic acid). In some embodiments, the antimicrobial composition may be administered (e.g., topically or orally) to a subject, such as a human patient to treat an infection (e.g., an infection comprising a biofilm). In some aspects, improved catheters are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 21, 2017
    Publication date: February 14, 2019
    Applicant: Board of Regents, The University of Texas System
    Inventors: Joel ROSENBLATT, Issam RAAD
  • Patent number: 10188110
    Abstract: A catheter lock solution includes a hydrochloric acid solution having a concentration of 0.3 Molar to 1.0 Molar. This hydrochloric acid solution may be used to lock a catheter and/or salvage an infected catheter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: Teleflex Medical Incorporated
    Inventors: Nisha Gupta, Elaine Steinke, Joel Rosenblatt
  • Patent number: 10086114
    Abstract: Provided are antimicrobial solutions, including catheter lock solutions. In some embodiments, the solution contains an antibiotic (e.g., minocycline or trimethoprim), EDTA, and an alcohol (e.g., ethanol), wherein the pH of the solution is adjusted to about 6-8 to reduce precipitation. Methods of using the solutions and kits are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Assignee: Board of Regents, The University of Texas System
    Inventors: Joel Rosenblatt, Issam Raad
  • Publication number: 20180093018
    Abstract: Biodegradable antimicrobial films are provided that are solid at room temperature and substantially liquefy in situ after implantation into a mammal, such as a human patient. Methods of using the films to cover a medical device, such as a breast implant, prior to insertion into a subject are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 21, 2017
    Publication date: April 5, 2018
    Applicant: Board of Regents, The University of Texas System
    Inventors: Joel ROSENBLATT, Issam RAAD, Andrew P. DENNIS
  • Patent number: 9913820
    Abstract: Provided are antimicrobial solutions comprising a glyceryl nitrate (e.g., glyeryl trinitrate) in combination with a chelator (e.g., citrate), a peroxide, a fatty acid, and/or an alcohol (e.g., ethanol). In various aspects these components may synergistically act to kill or reduce the growth of microbes, such as bacteria or fungi, present in a biofilm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 13, 2018
    Assignee: Board of Regents, The University of Texas Systems
    Inventors: Issam Raad, Joel Rosenblatt
  • Patent number: 9849217
    Abstract: Biodegradable antimicrobial films are provided that are solid at room temperature and substantially liquefy in situ after implantation into a mammal, such as a human patient. Methods of using the films to cover a medical device, such as a breast implant, prior to insertion into a subject are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2017
    Assignee: Board of Regents, The University of Texas System
    Inventors: Joel Rosenblatt, Issam Raad, Andrew P. Dennis
  • Publication number: 20170151373
    Abstract: Provided are antimicrobial solutions, including catheter lock solutions. In some embodiments, the solution contains an antibiotic (e.g., minocycline or trimethoprim), EDTA, and an alcohol (e.g., ethanol), wherein the pH of the solution is adjusted to about 6-8 to reduce precipitation. Methods of using the solutions and kits are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 4, 2016
    Publication date: June 1, 2017
    Inventors: Joel ROSENBLATT, Issam RAAD
  • Publication number: 20160374978
    Abstract: Provided are antimicrobial solutions comprising a glyceryl nitrate (e.g., glyeryl trinitrate) in combination with a chelator (e.g., citrate), a peroxide, a fatty acid, and/or an alcohol (e.g., ethanol). In various aspects these components may synergistically act to kill or reduce the growth of microbes, such as bacteria or fungi, present in a biofilm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 8, 2016
    Publication date: December 29, 2016
    Applicant: Board of Regents, The University of Texas System
    Inventors: Issam RAAD, Joel ROSENBLATT
  • Publication number: 20160331871
    Abstract: A medical device includes a structure configured for introduction to a vascular system of a patient. The structure including a surface having sodium nitroprusside and silver disposed thereupon. The sodium nitroprusside has a concentration sufficient to reduce thrombosis. To make the medical device, a base material is impregnated with sodium nitroprusside, the medical device is formed from the base material, and the medical device is coated with an antimicrobial agent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 26, 2016
    Publication date: November 17, 2016
    Inventors: Nisha Gupta, Joel Rosenblatt, Elaine Steinke
  • Patent number: 9457002
    Abstract: Provided are antimicrobial solutions comprising a glyceryl nitrate (e.g., glyeryl trinitrate) in combination with a chelator (e.g., citrate), a peroxide, a fatty acid, and/or an alcohol (e.g., ethanol). In various aspects these components may synergistically act to kill or reduce the growth of microbes, such as bacteria or fungi, present in a biofilm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2016
    Assignee: Board of Regents, The University of Texas System
    Inventors: Issam Raad, Joel Rosenblatt
  • Publication number: 20160242420
    Abstract: A catheter lock solution includes a hydrochloric acid solution having a concentration of 0.3 Molar to 1.0 Molar. This hydrochloric acid solution may be used to lock a catheter and/or salvage an infected catheter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 18, 2016
    Publication date: August 25, 2016
    Inventors: NISHA GUPTA, ELAINE STEINKE, JOEL ROSENBLATT
  • Publication number: 20160074560
    Abstract: Antimicrobial catheters and medical devices are provided. In some aspects, a low durometer aliphatic polyether polyurethane may be impregnated with a first antimicrobial agent (e.g., minocycline and rifampin) and coated with a second antimicrobial agent (e.g., chlorhexidine, gendine, or gardine). The antimicrobial catheters may display improved flexibility and resistance to kinking. Methods of producing the antimicrobial catheters are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2014
    Publication date: March 17, 2016
    Applicant: BOARD OF REGENTS, THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SYSTEM
    Inventors: Joel ROSENBLATT, Issam RAAD
  • Publication number: 20160074559
    Abstract: Biodegradable antimicrobial films are provided that are solid at room temperature and substantially liquefy in situ after implantation into a mammal, such as a human patient. Methods of using the films to cover a medical device, such as a breast implant, prior to insertion into a subject are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2014
    Publication date: March 17, 2016
    Applicant: BOARD OF REGENTS, THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SYSTEM
    Inventors: Joel ROSENBLATT, Issam RAAD, Andrew P. DENNIS
  • Publication number: 20150359945
    Abstract: Provided are polymer-based surfaces (e.g., gloves) with an antimicrobial coating, e.g., comprising chlorhexidine and a partially hydrolyzed polyvinyl acetate copolymer, or a biguanide and a silicone. Methods of coating polymer-based surfaces with antimicrobial compositions are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 9, 2014
    Publication date: December 17, 2015
    Applicant: BOARD OF REGENTS, THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SYSTEM
    Inventors: Joel ROSENBLATT, Issam RAAD
  • Publication number: 20150196523
    Abstract: Provided are antimicrobial solutions comprising a glyceryl nitrate (e.g., glyeryl trinitrate) in combination with a chelator (e.g., citrate), a peroxide, a fatty acid, and/or an alcohol (e.g., ethanol). In various aspects these components may synergistically act to kill or reduce the growth of microbes, such as bacteria or fungi, present in a biofilm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 8, 2013
    Publication date: July 16, 2015
    Applicant: Board of Regents, The University of Texas System
    Inventors: Issam Raad, Joel Rosenblatt
  • Patent number: 9066912
    Abstract: The present invention includes methods for the inhibition of post-operative adhesion formation between tissue surfaces in a body cavity having been subjected to a surgical procedure, which methods involve administering Tranilast, or an analog thereof, directly to tissue surfaces in the body cavity in amounts and under conditions effective to inhibit formation of adhesions, and to delivery vehicles and compositions suitable for use for local, non-systemic administration of a drug to the body and directly to tissue within a body cavity having been subjected to a surgical procedure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2003
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2015
    Assignee: Ethicon, Inc.
    Inventors: Janel E. Young, Scott A. Wadsworth, Kevin Cooper, Joel Rosenblatt, Han Cui
  • Publication number: 20150151025
    Abstract: A catheter lock solution includes a hydrochloric acid solution having a concentration of 0.3 Molar to 1.0 Molar. This hydrochloric acid solution may be used to lock a catheter and/or salvage an infected catheter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 10, 2015
    Publication date: June 4, 2015
    Inventors: Nisha Gupta, Elaine Steinke, Joel Rosenblatt
  • Publication number: 20150086504
    Abstract: The invention provides novel self-emulsifying diblock copolymers and novel self-emulsifying compositions comprising an active ingredient and a diblock copolymer characterized in that the diblock copolymer is liquid at a temperature below 50° C. and the composition is non-aqueous and liquid at a temperature below 50° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 1, 2014
    Publication date: March 26, 2015
    Inventors: Albertina Maria Eduarda Ariën, Marcus Eli Brewster, Aruna Nathan, Joel Rosenblatt, Louisa Myriam Ould-Ouali, Véronique Préat