Patents by Inventor Justin Schwab

Justin Schwab 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: 11185641
    Abstract: Skin can be treated by piercing skin with a plurality of needles of an injection device and ejecting a dose of fluid therethrough. The device can include a housing, a plunger disposed in the housing, a cartridge disposed in the housing, and one or more dosing chambers. The plurality of needles can be coupled to the housing and be in fluid communication with the cartridge. Advancement of the plunger can cause a dose of fluid to be ejected from the plurality of needles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 30, 2021
    Assignee: ALLERGAN, INC.
    Inventors: Ethan Franklin, Dimitrios Stroumpoulis, Zachary Dominguez, Justin Schwab, Bastien Mandaroux, Edwin Kayda
  • Publication number: 20210307947
    Abstract: An implantable device used in a gastric band system includes an access port, a tube coupled to the access port, and a shielding device covering a portion of the tube. The shielding device is positioned adjacent to the access port and covers the end of the tube coupled to the access port. The shielding device is made from a puncture resistant material, to protect the tube from puncture by a misplaced syringe needle inserted by a physician.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 21, 2013
    Publication date: October 7, 2021
    Applicant: Allergan, Inc.
    Inventors: Ethan Franklin, Justin Schwab
  • Publication number: 20190358566
    Abstract: Lipoaspirate can be treated for use in fat grafting procedures. For example, the lipoaspirate can be placed in a container having an inlet for receiving the lipoaspirate and an outlet for dispensing and removal of desired materials from the lipoaspirate. The inlet and the outlet can be located on a common side of first and second filter elements. An activation mechanism can be actuated to move the first filter element relative to the second filter element within the container to separate cellular components of the lipoaspirate from non-cellular components of the lipoaspirate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 5, 2019
    Publication date: November 28, 2019
    Inventors: Zachary DOMINGUEZ, Justin SCHWAB, Tiago BERTOLOTE, Jason METZNER, Ethan FRANKLIN
  • Publication number: 20190247583
    Abstract: Described herein are syringe accessories that can be attached to standard syringes. These accessories utilize one or more mechanisms that can provide at least one additional sensory feedback to the user when performing an aliquot or dosed injection. In other embodiments, the accessories can prevent overdosing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 22, 2019
    Publication date: August 15, 2019
    Inventors: Justin Schwab, Edwin J. Kada, Zachary Dominguez, Christopher Mudd
  • Patent number: 10369500
    Abstract: Methods and devices for treating lipoaspirate for use in fat grafting procedures are provided and generally include a canister for containing lipoaspirate, a separation mechanism structured to separate both oils and other materials from cellular components of lipoaspirate contained in the canister. The separation mechanism includes filters having different filtering capacities, for example, different pore sizes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: Allergan, Inc.
    Inventors: Zachary Dominguez, Justin Schwab, Tiago Bertolote, Jason Metzner, Ethan Franklin
  • Publication number: 20190201635
    Abstract: Skin can be treated by piercing skin with a plurality of needles of an injection device and ejecting a dose of fluid therethrough. The device can include a housing, a plunger disposed in the housing, a cartridge disposed in the housing, and one or more dosing chambers. The plurality of needles can be coupled to the housing and be in fluid communication with the cartridge. Advancement of the plunger can cause a dose of fluid to be ejected from the plurality of needles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2019
    Publication date: July 4, 2019
    Inventors: Ethan FRANKLIN, Dimitrios STROUMPOULIS, Zachary DOMINGUEZ, Justin SCHWAB, Bastien MANDAROUX, Edwin KAYDA
  • Patent number: 10226585
    Abstract: Injection devices are provided which include a handpiece capable of housing a cartridge containing an injectable composition, and a head coupled to the handpiece and housing a plurality of retractable needles and a dosing mechanism. Methods of treating skin surfaces are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2019
    Assignee: Allergan, Inc.
    Inventors: Ethan Franklin, Dimitrios Stroumpoulis, Zachary Dominguez, Justin Schwab, Bastien Mandaroux, Edwin Kayda
  • Publication number: 20190070215
    Abstract: Methods and devices for use in reducing the appearance of dimpled skin or other undesirable appearance of skin in a cellulitic region of a patient are provided. The methods include the steps of disrupting fibrous septae located beneath the skin of a cellulitic region and introducing a composition beneath the skin, the composition being effective to reduce or prevent regrowth of the fibrous septae.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 5, 2018
    Publication date: March 7, 2019
    Inventors: Tracy Ann Perry, Rui Avelar, Justin Schwab, Zachary Dominguez, Edwin Kayda
  • Patent number: 10117892
    Abstract: Methods and devices for use in reducing the appearance of dimpled skin or other undesirable appearance of skin in a cellulitic region of a patient are provided. The methods include the steps of disrupting fibrous septae located beneath the skin of a cellulitic region and introducing a composition beneath the skin, the composition being effective to reduce or prevent regrowth of the fibrous septae.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 6, 2018
    Assignee: Allergan, Inc.
    Inventors: Tracy Ann Perry, Rui Avelar, Justin Schwab, Zachary Dominguez, Edwin Kayda
  • Publication number: 20180133401
    Abstract: Described are devices, systems, and methods for processing adipose tissue for reintroduction into a body. In some embodiments, adipose tissue is mixed with an additive prior to reintroduction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2018
    Publication date: May 17, 2018
    Inventors: Justin SCHWAB, Mike AUGARTEN, Darin MESSINA, Jason METZNER, Ethan FRANKLIN
  • Patent number: 9895246
    Abstract: Transoral implantable devices includes an inflatable body made of a material that permits it to be compressed into a substantially linear transoral delivery configuration and that when implanted in the stomach is adapted to reduce obesity or weight by stimulating the stomach walls of the patient. The body has a plurality of popout features on its surface that reside generally flush with the inflatable body in relaxed, refracted states, and which respond to an increase in pressure within the inflatable body by projecting outward from the body in a stressed, deployed state. The popout features may convert between their retracted and deployed states by movement of rolling diaphragms formed in the inflatable body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2018
    Assignee: Apollo Endosurgery US, Inc.
    Inventors: Zachary Dominguez, Justin Schwab, Mitchell H. Babkes
  • Patent number: 9895247
    Abstract: A variety of passive intragastric implant devices for obesity treatment are disclosed. Such passive devices do not autonomously change shape, but instead react within the stomach to induce satiety. The devices may take up volume within the stomach, thus reducing the intake capacity. Additionally, the devices may contact areas within the stomach, such as the cardia surrounding the esophageal sphincter, to stimulate satiety-inducing nerves. Also, certain devices slow gastric emptying by blocking or otherwise impeding flow through the pyloric sphincter. A number of devices combine two or more of these satiety-inducing features. Methods of implant are disclosed including compressing the devices within a delivery tube and transorally advancing the devices through the esophagus to be deployed within the stomach. Removal of the devices occurs in the reverse.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2018
    Assignee: Apollo Endosurgery US, Inc.
    Inventors: Mitchell H. Babkes, Zachary P. Dominguez, Justin Schwab
  • Patent number: 9867939
    Abstract: Described are devices, systems, and methods for processing adipose tissue for reintroduction into a body. In some embodiments, adipose tissue is mixed with an additive prior to reintroduction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2018
    Assignee: Allergan, Inc.
    Inventors: Justin Schwab, Mike Augarten, Darin Messina, Jason Metzner, Ethan Franklin
  • Patent number: 9681974
    Abstract: Transoral obesity treatment devices and related methods for operation thereof are described which occupy space within a stomach and/or stimulate the stomach wall. The transoral obesity treatment devices and related methods are intended to assist a patient in maintaining a healthy body weight. Features of the devices include insertion transorally and without invasive surgery, without associated patient risks of invasive surgery, and without substantial patient discomfort. The life span of these devices may be material-dependent upon long-term survivability within an acidic stomach, but is intended to last one year or longer. The devices have the capacity to vary in size and are desirably self-actuating in that they change shape and/or volume using internal motors or actuators. The changing character of the devices helps prevent the person's stomach from compensating for the implant, such as sometimes happens with static intragastric devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 20, 2017
    Assignee: Apollo Endosurgery US, Inc.
    Inventors: Zachary Dominguez, Mitchell H. Babkes, Justin Schwab, Christopher S. Mudd, Jason Metzner
  • Patent number: 9655757
    Abstract: Generally described herein are apparatus, systems and methods related to a novel esophageal device implantable in the patient's body and designed to replicate the restrictive and satiety mechanism associated with gastric banding systems known in the art. The device can be a compliant and tubular-shaped and fixated within the gastro-esophageal lumen using tissue anchors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 23, 2017
    Assignee: Apollo Endosurgery US, Inc.
    Inventors: Justin Schwab, Zachary Dominguez, Jason Metzner
  • Publication number: 20160144302
    Abstract: Methods and devices for treating lipoaspirate for use in fat grafting procedures are provided and generally include a canister for containing lipoaspirate, a separation mechanism structured to separate both oils and other materials from cellular components of lipoaspirate contained in the canister. The separation mechanism includes filters having different filtering capacities, for example, different pore sizes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 1, 2016
    Publication date: May 26, 2016
    Inventors: Zachary Dominguez, Justin Schwab, Tiago Bertolote, Jason Metzner, Ethan Franklin
  • Publication number: 20160095984
    Abstract: Injection devices are provided which include a handpiece capable of housing a cartridge containing an injectable composition, and a head coupled to the handpiece and housing a plurality of retractable needles and a dosing mechanism. Methods of treating skin surfaces are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2015
    Publication date: April 7, 2016
    Inventors: Ethan Franklin, Dimitrios Stroumpoulis, Zachary Dominguez, Justin Schwab, Bastien Mandaroux, Edwin Kayda
  • Patent number: 9248384
    Abstract: Methods and devices for treating lipoaspirate for use in fat grafting procedures are provided and generally include a canister for containing lipoaspirate, a separation mechanism structured to separate both oils and other materials from cellular components of lipoaspirate contained in the canister. The separation mechanism includes filters having different filtering capacities, for example, different pore sizes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2016
    Assignee: Allergan, Inc.
    Inventors: Zachary Dominguez, Justin Schwab, Tiago Bertolote, Jason Metzner, Ethan Franklin
  • Publication number: 20160022460
    Abstract: Generally described herein are apparatus, systems and methods related to a novel esophageal device implantable in the patient's body and designed to replicate the restrictive and satiety mechanism associated with gastric banding systems known in the art. The device can be a compliant and tubular-shaped and fixated within the gastro-esophageal lumen using tissue anchors.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 5, 2015
    Publication date: January 28, 2016
    Applicant: Apollo Endosurgery, Inc.
    Inventors: Justin Schwab, Zachary Dominguez, Jason Hoover
  • Patent number: 9199069
    Abstract: Injection ports are disclosed for use with a gastric band for the treatment of obesity. An injection port may include a septum having a top surface, a bottom surface, and a side wall connecting the top surface to the bottom surface. The injection port may also include a housing including a first inner side wall being tapered inwards such that an opening defined at a first end is larger than an opening defined at a second end, the tapering of the first inner side wall being used to secure the septum within the housing. The housing may further include a second inner side wall having a first end and a second end, the first end of the second inner side wall joined to the second end of the first inner side wall, and a bottom surface joined to the second end of the second inner side wall.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2015
    Assignee: Apollo Endosurgery, Inc.
    Inventors: Ethan Franklin, Justin Schwab, Zachary P. Dominguez