Patents by Inventor Kindt-Larsen

Kindt-Larsen 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: 20200079006
    Abstract: The present application discloses a method for three-dimensional deposition printing to manufacture optical elements including ophthalmic devices by controlling the level of oxygen in the polymerization mixture and the printing environment to achieve precision in form and smoothness of surface for image quality optical performance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 20, 2017
    Publication date: March 12, 2020
    Inventors: Ture Kindt-Larsen, Wallace Anthony Martin, Ganesh Narayanan Kumar, Michel Luclen Guillon
  • Publication number: 20180229457
    Abstract: Disclosed in this specification is a process for manufacturing a thermochromic contact lens. The process includes (1) selecting a photoinitiator that absorbs at a first wavelength and at least one thermochromic dye that displays substantial absorption at the first wavelength when the dye is at a first temperature and exhibits at least an 80% reduction in absorbance at the first wavelength at a second temperature, (2) maintaining the reaction mixture at the second temperature and (3) providing cure light that includes the first wavelength.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 10, 2018
    Publication date: August 16, 2018
    Inventors: Donnie J. Duis, Nayiby Alvarez-Carrigan, Holly L. Grammer, Ture Kindt-Larsen, Frank F. Molock, JR., Jaqunda Patton, Kim Sander Pedersen, Eric R. George
  • Patent number: 9975301
    Abstract: Disclosed in this specification is a process for manufacturing a thermochromic contact lens. The process includes (1) selecting a photoinitiator that absorbs at a first wavelength and at least one thermochromic dye that displays substantial absorption at the first wavelength when the dye is at a first temperature and exhibits at least an 80% reduction in absorbance at the first wavelength at a second temperature, (2) maintaining the reaction mixture at the second temperature and (3) providing cure light that includes the first wavelength.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 22, 2018
    Assignee: Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc.
    Inventors: Donnie J. Duis, Nayiby Alvarez-Carrigan, Holly L. Grammer, Ture Kindt-Larsen, Frank F. Molock, Jr., Jaqunda Patton, Kim Sander Pedersen, Eric R. George
  • Publication number: 20180103645
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for forming stabilized metal salt particles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2017
    Publication date: April 19, 2018
    Inventors: Amit Khanolkar, Ture Kindt-Larsen, Jens-Erik Sorensen, Gerald L. Yewey, Yongcheng Li
  • Patent number: 9872501
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for forming stabilized metal salt particles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 23, 2018
    Assignee: Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc.
    Inventors: Amit Khanolkar, Ture Kindt-Larsen, Jens-Erik Sorensen, Gerald L Yewey, Yongcheng Li
  • Publication number: 20170071211
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for forming stabilized metal salt particles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 28, 2016
    Publication date: March 16, 2017
    Inventors: Amit Khanolkar, Ture Kindt-Larsen, Jens-Erik Sorensen, Gerald L Yewey, Yongcheng Li
  • Patent number: 9346226
    Abstract: This invention discloses apparatus for processing one or more of a Lens Precursor, a Lens Precursor Form and an ophthalmic Lens. The apparatus provides for vapor phase processing of the subject Lens Precursor, a Lens Precursor Form and an ophthalmic Lens.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2016
    Assignee: Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc.
    Inventors: John B Enns, Michael F Widman, I, Joe M Wood, P. Mark Powell, Ture Kindt-Larsen
  • Publication number: 20150115484
    Abstract: Disclosed in this specification is a process for manufacturing a thermochromic contact lens. The process includes (1) selecting a photoinitiator that absorbs at a first wavelength and at least one thermochromic dye that displays substantial absorption at the first wavelength when the dye is at a first temperature and exhibits at least an 80% reduction in absorbance at the first wavelength at a second temperature, (2) maintaining the reaction mixture at the second temperature and (3) providing cure light that includes the first wavelength.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2014
    Publication date: April 30, 2015
    Inventors: Donnie J. Duis, Nayiby Alvarez-Carrigan, Holly L. Grammer, Ture Kindt-Larsen, Frank F. Molock, JR., Jaqunda Patton, Kim Sander Pedersen, Eric R. George
  • Patent number: 8877103
    Abstract: Disclosed in this specification is a process for manufacturing a thermochromic contact lens. The process includes (1) selecting a photoinitiator that absorbs at a first wavelength and at least one thermochromic dye that displays substantial absorption at the first wavelength when the dye is at a first temperature and exhibits at least an 80% reduction in absorbance at the first wavelength at a second temperature, (2) maintaining the reaction mixture at the second temperature and (3) providing cure light that includes the first wavelength.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 4, 2014
    Assignee: Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc.
    Inventors: Nayiby Alvarez-Carrigan, Donnie J. Duis, Holly L. Grammer, Ture Kindt-Larsen, Frank F. Molock, Jr., Jaqunda Patton, Kim Sander Pedersen, Eric R. George
  • Patent number: 8807076
    Abstract: This invention discloses apparatus for processing one or more of a Lens Precursor, a Lens Precursor Form and an ophthalmic Lens. The apparatus provides for vapor phase processing of the subject Lens Precursor, a Lens Precursor Form and an ophthalmic Lens.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 19, 2014
    Assignee: Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc.
    Inventors: John B. Enns, Michael F. Widman, Joe M. Wood, P. Mark Powell, Ture Kindt-Larsen
  • Publication number: 20140079878
    Abstract: This invention discloses apparatus for processing one or more of a Lens Precursor, a Lens Precursor Form and an ophthalmic Lens. The apparatus provides for vapor phase processing of the subject Lens Precursor, a Lens Precursor Form and an ophthalmic Lens.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 22, 2013
    Publication date: March 20, 2014
    Applicant: JOHNSON & JOHNSON VISION CARE, INC.
    Inventors: John B. Enns, Michael F. Widman, I, Joe M. Wood, P. Mark Powell, Ture Kindt-Larsen
  • Publication number: 20110248415
    Abstract: Disclosed in this specification is a process for manufacturing a thermochromic contact lens. The process includes (1) selecting a photoinitiator that absorbs at a first wavelength and at least one thermochromic dye that displays substantial absorption at the first wavelength when the dye is at a first temperature and exhibits at least an 80% reduction in absorbance at the first wavelength at a second temperature, (2) maintaining the reaction mixture at the second temperature and (3) providing cure light that includes the first wavelength.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 8, 2011
    Publication date: October 13, 2011
    Inventors: Nayiby Alvarez-Carrigan, Donnie J. Duis, Holly L. Grammer, Ture Kindt-Larsen, Frank F. Molock, JR., Jaqunda Patton, Kim Sander Pedersen, Eric R. George
  • Publication number: 20110220021
    Abstract: This invention discloses apparatus for processing one or more of a Lens Precursor, a Lens Precursor Form and an ophthalmic Lens. The apparatus provides for vapor phase processing of the subject Lens Precursor, a Lens Precursor Form and an ophthalmic Lens.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2010
    Publication date: September 15, 2011
    Inventors: John B. Enns, Michael F. Widman, Joe M. Wood, P. Mark Powell, Ture Kindt-Larsen
  • Patent number: 7816460
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compositions comprising poly-HEMA having a peak molecular weight between about 25,000 and about 100,000, preferably between 25,000 and 80,000 and a polydispersity of less than about 2 to less than about 3.8 respectively and covalently bonded thereon, at least one cross-linkable functional group. The present invention further relates to low polydispersity poly-HEMA suitable for making the crosslinkable prepolymers, processes for functionalizing and purifying said poly-HEMA to form said crosslinkable prepolymers, viscous solutions made from said crosslinkable prepolymers, hydrogels made from said viscous solutions and articles made from said crosslinkable polymers, hydrogels and viscous solutions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2007
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2010
    Assignee: Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc.
    Inventors: Ture Kindt-Larsen, Per Wolff, Jens-Erik Sorensen, Frederik Resen Steenstrup, Helene Rossignol, Frank F. Molock
  • 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: 20090111905
    Abstract: The present invention relates to processes for forming random prepolymers comprising comprising at least one (meth)acrylate component and at least one (meth)acrylamide. More specifically, the present invention relates to processes comprising providing a first reaction mixture comprising at least one (meth)acrylate component having a first reaction rate constant, k1; adding to said first reaction mixture, under reaction conditions comprising a reaction time, at least one (meth)acrylamide component having a second reaction rate constant k2 which is less than about 0.5 k1, wherein at least one of said (meth)acrylate component and said (meth)acrylamide component comprise silicone and at least one of said (meth)acrylate component and said (meth)acrylamide component comprise at least one hydrophilic component; and said at least one (meth)acrylamide component is added gradually over a reaction time and under prepolymer reaction conditions to form a prepolymer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 6, 2008
    Publication date: April 30, 2009
    Inventors: Ture Kindt-Larsen, Holger Spanggaard, Bent Magnusson, Helene Rossignol, Jens-Erik Soerensen, Joe M. Wood
  • Publication number: 20090092538
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for forming stabilized metal salt particles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 8, 2007
    Publication date: April 9, 2009
    Inventors: Amit Khanolkar, Ture Kindt-Larsen, Jens-Erik Sorensen, Gerald L. Yewey
  • Publication number: 20080179770
    Abstract: This invention includes methods and systems for forming an ophthalmic lens with a free form edge. In particular, the present invention provides a mold assembly including a vent portion around a circumference of a lens forming portion. A precision dose of lens forming mixture can be placed within the mold asembly to fill a lens forming portion of the mold assembly. Atmospheric gas may escape through the vent during lens assembly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2007
    Publication date: July 31, 2008
    Inventors: Thomas R. Rooney, Gregory J. Hoffman, Scott F. Ansell, David A. Katterhenry, Ture Kindt-Larsen
  • Publication number: 20080015322
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compositions comprising poly-HEMA having a peak molecular weight between about 25,000 and about 100,000, preferably between 25,000 and 80,000 and a polydispersity of less than about 2 to less than about 3.8 respectively and covalently bonded thereon, at least one cross-linkable functional group. The present invention further relates to low polydispersity poly-HEMA suitable for making the crosslinkable prepolymers, processes for functionalizing and purifying said poly-HEMA to form said crosslinkable prepolymers, viscous solutions made from said crosslinkable prepolymers, hydrogels made from said viscous solutions and articles made from said crosslinkable polymers, hydrogels and viscous solutions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 6, 2007
    Publication date: January 17, 2008
    Inventors: Ture Kindt-Larsen, Per Wolff, Jens-Erik Sorensen, Frederik Steenstrup, Helene Rossignol, Frank Molock
  • Patent number: 7256246
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compositions comprising poly-HEMA having a peak molecular weight between about 25,000 and about 100,000 , preferably between 25,000 and 80,000 and a polydispersity of less than about 2 to less than about 3.8 respectively and covalently bonded thereon, at least one cross-linkable functional group. The present invention further relates to low polydispersity poly-HEMA suitable for making the crosslinkable prepolymers, processes for functionalizing and purifying said poly-HEMA to form said crosslinkable prepolymers, viscous solutions made from said crosslinkable prepolymers, hydrogels made from said viscous solutions and articles made from said crosslinkable polymers, hydrogels and viscous solutions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2004
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2007
    Assignee: Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc
    Inventors: Ture Kindt-Larsen, Per Wolff, Jens-Erik Sørensen, Frederik Resen Steenstrup, Hèlène Rossignol, Frank F. Molock