Patents by Inventor John W. Boger

John W. Boger 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: 11058464
    Abstract: The present invention discloses spinous process fixation devices, systems, and instruments. The spinous process fixation device includes a first member, a second member, a third member, and a fourth member. Each of the first and second members includes a body and an engagement member and the engagement member of the first member couples to the engagement portion of the second member. Each of the third and fourth members also includes a body and an engagement member and the engagement member of the third member couples to the engagement portion of the fourth member. A method of assembling the spinous process fixation device and methods of using the spinous process fixation devices are also disclosed. A reamer instrument is also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 13, 2021
    Assignee: IN QUEUE INNOVATIONS, LLC
    Inventors: Richard G. Fessler, John W. Boger
  • Publication number: 20210113347
    Abstract: A disc replacement device including a first body member with a convex articulation surface and a second body member with a concave articulation surface is disclosed. When operably positioned, the convex articulation surface engages the concave articulation surface to provide for movement therebetween. The disc replacement device also includes a first opening in the first body member and a second opening in the second body member, wherein the openings are angled and extends from the front aspects of the body members through the external surfaces. The disc replacement device further includes at least two bone fasteners for insertion into the first and second openings to secure the disc replacement device to a first and second vertebra. An interbody motion device and fusion implant, as well as a surgical method for implantation are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 8, 2020
    Publication date: April 22, 2021
    Applicant: IN QUEUE INNOVATIONS, LLC
    Inventors: Richard G. FESSLER, John W. BOGER, Frank S. BONO
  • Patent number: 10856996
    Abstract: A disc replacement device including a first body member with a convex articulation surface and a second body member with a concave articulation surface is disclosed. When operably positioned, the convex articulation surface engages the concave articulation surface to provide for movement therebetween. The disc replacement device also includes a first opening in the first body member and a second opening in the second body member, wherein the openings are angled and extends from the front aspects of the body members through the external surfaces. The disc replacement device further includes at least two bone fasteners for insertion into the first and second openings to secure the disc replacement device to a first and second vertebra. An interbody motion device and fusion implant, as well as a surgical method for implantation are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: IN QUEUE INNOVATIONS, LLC
    Inventors: Richard G. Fessler, John W. Boger, Frank S. Bono
  • Patent number: 10517644
    Abstract: The present invention discloses single level fusion systems and methods of use. The single level fusion systems include a first fastener, a second fastener, and a connector to secure the first fastener to the second fastener. The method of assembling a single level fusion system including obtaining a first fastener, a second fastener, and a connector, securing the first fastener to the connector, and securing the second fastener to the connector. Methods of using the single level fusion systems are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: IN QUEUE INNOVATIONS, LLC
    Inventors: Richard G. Fessler, Richard David Fessler, Jon C. Serbousek, Jill A. Serbousek, Jeffrey Nycz, John W. Boger
  • Publication number: 20190159813
    Abstract: The present invention discloses spinous process fixation devices, systems, and instruments. The spinous process fixation device includes a first member, a second member, a third member, and a fourth member. Each of the first and second members includes a body and an engagement member and the engagement member of the first member couples to the engagement portion of the second member. Each of the third and fourth members also includes a body and an engagement member and the engagement member of the third member couples to the engagement portion of the fourth member. A method of assembling the spinous process fixation device and methods of using the spinous process fixation devices are also disclosed. A reamer instrument is also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 1, 2019
    Publication date: May 30, 2019
    Applicant: IN QUEUE INNOVATIONS, LLC
    Inventors: Richard G. FESSLER, John W. BOGER
  • Patent number: 10213234
    Abstract: The present invention discloses spinous process fixation devices, systems, and instruments. The spinous process fixation device includes a first member, a second member, a third member, and a fourth member. Each of the first and second members includes a body and an engagement member and the engagement member of the first member couples to the engagement portion of the second member. Each of the third and fourth members also includes a body and an engagement member and the engagement member of the third member couples to the engagement portion of the fourth member. A method of assembling the spinous process fixation device and methods of using the spinous process fixation devices are also disclosed. A reamer instrument is also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignee: IN QUEUE INNOVATIONS, LLC
    Inventors: Richard G Fessler, John W Boger
  • Publication number: 20180140430
    Abstract: A disc replacement device including a first body member with a convex articulation surface and a second body member with a concave articulation surface is disclosed. When operably positioned, the convex articulation surface engages the concave articulation surface to provide for movement therebetween. The disc replacement device also includes a first opening in the first body member and a second opening in the second body member, wherein the openings are angled and extends from the front aspects of the body members through the external surfaces. The disc replacement device further includes at least two bone fasteners for insertion into the first and second openings to secure the disc replacement device to a first and second vertebra. An interbody motion device and fusion implant, as well as a surgical method for implantation are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 20, 2017
    Publication date: May 24, 2018
    Applicant: IN QUEUE INNOVATIONS, LLC
    Inventors: RICHARD G. FESSLER, JOHN W. BOGER, FRANK S. BONO
  • Patent number: 9820864
    Abstract: A disc replacement device including a first body member with a convex articulation surface and a second body member with a concave articulation surface is disclosed. When operably positioned, the convex articulation surface engages the concave articulation surface to provide for movement therebetween. The disc replacement device also includes a first opening in the first body member and a second opening in the second body member, wherein the openings are angled and extends from the front aspects of the body members through the external surfaces. The disc replacement device further includes at least two bone fasteners for insertion into the first and second openings to secure the disc replacement device to a first and second vertebra. An interbody motion device and fusion implant, as well as a surgical method for implantation are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2017
    Assignee: IN QUEUE INNOVATIONS, LLC
    Inventors: Richard G. Fessler, John W. Boger, Frank S. Bono
  • Publication number: 20170189071
    Abstract: The present invention discloses single level fusion systems and methods of use. The single level fusion systems include a first fastener, a second fastener, and a connector to secure the first fastener to the second fastener. The method of assembling a single level fusion system including obtaining a first fastener, a second fastener, and a connector, securing the first fastener to the connector, and securing the second fastener to the connector. Methods of using the single level fusion systems are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 20, 2017
    Publication date: July 6, 2017
    Applicant: IN QUEUE INNOVATIONS, LLC
    Inventors: RICHARD G. FESSLER, RICHARD DAVID FESSLER, JON C. SERBOUSEK, JILL A. SERBOUSEK, JEFFREY NYCZ, JOHN W. BOGER
  • Publication number: 20160374733
    Abstract: The present invention discloses spinous process fixation devices, systems, and instruments. The spinous process fixation device includes a first member, a second member, a third member, and a fourth member. Each of the first and second members includes a body and an engagement member and the engagement member of the first member couples to the engagement portion of the second member. Each of the third and fourth members also includes a body and an engagement member and the engagement member of the third member couples to the engagement portion of the fourth member. A method of assembling the spinous process fixation device and methods of using the spinous process fixation devices are also disclosed. A reamer instrument is also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2016
    Publication date: December 29, 2016
    Applicant: IN QUEUE INNOVATIONS, LLC
    Inventors: RICHARD G. FESSLER, JOHN W. BOGER
  • Publication number: 20140277513
    Abstract: A disc replacement device including a first body member with a convex articulation surface and a second body member with a concave articulation surface is disclosed. When operably positioned, the convex articulation surface engages the concave articulation surface to provide for movement therebetween. The disc replacement device also includes a first opening in the first body member and a second opening in the second body member, wherein the openings are angled and extends from the front aspects of the body members through the external surfaces. The disc replacement device further includes at least two bone fasteners for insertion into the first and second openings to secure the disc replacement device to a first and second vertebra. An interbody motion device and fusion implant, as well as a surgical method for implantation are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2012
    Publication date: September 18, 2014
    Applicant: IN QUEUE INNOVATIONS, LLC
    Inventors: Richard G. Fessler, John W. Boger, Frank S. Bono
  • Patent number: 4964867
    Abstract: Improved resistance to linear displacement through bone is observed in a prosthetic patellar joint when the joint is attached to the patella by a protuberance which has a concave shape.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 1989
    Date of Patent: October 23, 1990
    Assignee: Boehringer Mannheim Corp.
    Inventor: John W. Boger