Patents by Inventor Marc Long

Marc Long 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: 10206950
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to methods and compositions regarding the preparation of an cell concentrate, such as, for example, an osteogenic cell concentrate, from a physiological solution, such as bone marrow aspirate, blood, or a mixture thereof. In specific embodiments, the invention provides methods and compositions utilizing two physiological solution-processing techniques, particularly in a point of care environment, wherein centrifugation is not employed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignees: Smith & Nephew, Inc., Pall Corporation
    Inventors: Samuel O. Sowemimo-Coker, Marcus Lee Scott, Marc Long, Ed Margerrison, Michael B. Cooper
  • Patent number: 10016527
    Abstract: In one embodiment, the present invention includes a method for repairing a cartilage defect including: preparing a cartilage defect by removing unwanted or damaged tissue; creating at least one perforation into or through subchondral bone, below and/or adjacent to the cartilage defect to induce the flow of bone fluid; allowing the bone fluid to bleed through the at least one perforation up into the cartilage defect to fill at least a portion of the cartilage defect; and applying a biomaterial into the defect to produce a clot for cartilage regeneration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 10, 2018
    Assignee: Orthovita, Inc.
    Inventor: Marc Long
  • Publication number: 20160144066
    Abstract: In one embodiment, the present invention is a method of preparing a bioactive filamentary fixation device in situ, including (a) providing a filamentary fixation device including a sleeve member and a filament; (b) providing a physiological solution; (c) providing bioactive material; (d) wetting the sleeve of the fixation device with the physiological solution to produce a wetted sleeve; and (e) applying the bioactive material to the wetted sleeve to coat the sleeve, thus producing a bioactive filamentary fixation device at the time of surgery in situ.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 25, 2014
    Publication date: May 26, 2016
    Inventors: Marc Long, José Raúl Marchand, Ryan E. Yearsley, Kyle Craig Pilgeram
  • Publication number: 20150164949
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to methods and compositions regarding the preparation of an cell concentrate, such as, for example, an osteogenic cell concentrate, from a physiological solution, such as bone marrow aspirate, blood, or a mixture thereof. In specific embodiments, the invention provides methods and compositions utilizing two physiological solution-processing techniques, particularly in a point of care environment, wherein centrifugation is not employed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 12, 2014
    Publication date: June 18, 2015
    Inventors: Samuel O. Sowemimo-Coker, Marcus Lee Scott, Marc Long, Ed Margerrison, Michael B. Cooper
  • Patent number: 8709401
    Abstract: Disclosed are methods of treating inflammation within a synovial joint, comprising administering to the joint a composition comprising primed stem or progenitor cells in an amount effective to enhance recovery, and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 29, 2014
    Assignee: Howmedica Osteonics Corp.
    Inventors: Lin Song, Marc Long
  • Publication number: 20140114280
    Abstract: In one embodiment, the present invention includes a method for repairing a cartilage defect including: preparing a cartilage defect by removing unwanted or damaged tissue; creating at least one perforation into or through subchondral bone, below and/or adjacent to the cartilage defect to induce the flow of bone fluid; allowing the bone fluid to bleed through the at least one perforation up into the cartilage defect to fill at least a portion of the cartilage defect; and applying a biomaterial into the defect to produce a clot for cartilage regeneration.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2013
    Publication date: April 24, 2014
    Applicant: ORTHOVITA, INC.
    Inventor: Marc Long
  • Patent number: 8343480
    Abstract: Disclosed are methods of enhancing recovery from joint surgery, comprising administering to the joint during surgery a composition comprising stem or progenitor cells in an amount effective to enhance recovery, and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2013
    Assignee: Howmedica Osteonics Corp.
    Inventors: Marc Long, Lin Song
  • Publication number: 20120328578
    Abstract: Disclosed are methods of treating inflammation within a synovial joint, comprising administering to the joint a composition comprising primed stem or progenitor cells in an amount effective to enhance recovery, and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2012
    Publication date: December 27, 2012
    Applicant: HOWMEDICA OSTEONICS CORP.
    Inventors: Lin Song, Marc Long
  • Publication number: 20120258086
    Abstract: The invention is directed to a method of accelerating healing in a joint comprising administering a platelet composition to the joint.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 11, 2010
    Publication date: October 11, 2012
    Applicant: HOWMEDICA OSTEONICS CORP.
    Inventors: Marc Long, Lin Song
  • Publication number: 20120230967
    Abstract: The present invention includes a method for activating platelets in a platelet solution, the method may include passing the platelet solution through an activator at least once to activate at least one of the platelets in the platelet solution to produce an activated platelet solution. The activator may further include a flow disruption element. The method may further induce administering the activated platelet solution to the repair site of a patient. The present invention may also be a system for treating a medical condition at a repair site within a patient in need thereof, which may include a platelet solution container for housing a platelet solution; an activator to activate at least one platelet; and an introducer to direct the at least one activated platelet to the repair site.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 8, 2011
    Publication date: September 13, 2012
    Applicant: HOWMEDICA OSTEONICS CORP.
    Inventors: Marc Long, Lin Song
  • Publication number: 20120203231
    Abstract: In one embodiment, the present invention may include a method of performing microdrilling surgery including directing a distal portion of a cannulated guide having an angle of curvature adjacent to a defect site; directing a drill, including a drill head and a flexible shaft, through the cannulated guide from a proximal portion of the guide through the distal portion and towards the defect site; drilling at least one hole into the defect site; and removing the drill and cannulated guide from the defect site and allowing blood or bone marrow to flow into the at least one hole towards the defect site.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 8, 2012
    Publication date: August 9, 2012
    Applicant: HOWMEDICA OSTEONICS CORP.
    Inventors: Marc Long, Kyle Craig Pilgeram, Marc Charles Wennogle
  • Publication number: 20110159053
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to methods and compositions regarding the preparation of an cell concentrate, such as, for example, an osteogenic cell concentrate, from a physiological solution, such as bone marrow aspirate, blood, or a mixture thereof. In specific embodiments, the invention provides methods and compositions utilizing two physiological solution-processing techniques, particularly in a point of care environment, wherein centrifugation is not employed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 2, 2011
    Publication date: June 30, 2011
    Inventors: Samuel O. Sowemimo-Coker, Marcus L. Scott, Marc Long, Ed Margerrison, Michael B. Cooper
  • Patent number: 7923203
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to methods and compositions regarding the preparation of an cell concentrate, such as, for example, an osteogenic cell concentrate, from a physiological solution, such as bone marrow aspirate, blood, or a mixture thereof. In specific embodiments, the invention provides methods and compositions utilizing two physiological solution-processing techniques, particularly in a point of care environment, wherein centrifugation is not employed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2007
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2011
    Assignees: Pall Corporation, Smith & Nephew, Inc.
    Inventors: Samuel O. Sowemimo-Coker, Marcus Lee Scott, Marc Long, Ed Margerrison, Michael B. Cooper
  • Patent number: 7858296
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to methods and compositions regarding the preparation of an cell concentrate, such as, for example, an osteogenic cell concentrate, from a physiological solution, such as bone marrow aspirate, blood, or a mixture thereof. In specific embodiments, the invention provides methods and compositions utilizing two physiological solution-processing techniques, particularly in a point of care environment, wherein centrifugation is not employed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2007
    Date of Patent: December 28, 2010
    Assignee: Smith & Nephew, Inc.
    Inventors: Samuel O. Sowemimo-Coker, Marcus Lee Scott, Marc Long, Ed Margerrison, Michael B. Cooper
  • Publication number: 20100168856
    Abstract: A method for the repair of a cartilage defect in a patient in need thereof, including implanting an implant into the cartilage defect, wherein the implant may comprise at least a first material, wherein the first material may be porous and may be a scaffold that is expandable or compressible. The invention also includes an implant for the repair of a cartilage defect in a patient in need thereof, the implant may include at least a first material and a second material, wherein the first material may be porous and may be a scaffold that is expandable or compressible, and wherein the first material may surround the second material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 31, 2008
    Publication date: July 1, 2010
    Applicant: Howmedica Osteonics Corp.
    Inventors: Marc Long, Twana Davisson
  • Publication number: 20100168869
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a tissue defect repair implant including a porous material, wherein the material is expandable or compressible. The implant may be a scaffold, and may also be formed of a material such as, for example, collagen or demineralized bone matrix. Another aspect of the invention may be a method for the repair of a tissue defect in a patient in need thereof, including implanting an implant between two adjacent tissues, wherein the implant may include a porous material which is expandable or compressible. The two tissues may be soft tissue and hard tissue, and alternatively, the two tissues may be soft tissue, and may further be the same or different soft tissues.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 31, 2008
    Publication date: July 1, 2010
    Applicant: Howmedica Osteonics Corp.
    Inventors: Marc Long, Twana Davisson
  • Publication number: 20100150888
    Abstract: Disclosed are methods of enhancing recovery from joint surgery, comprising administering to the joint during surgery a composition comprising stem or progenitor cells in an amount effective to enhance recovery, and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 12, 2009
    Publication date: June 17, 2010
    Applicant: Howmedica Osteonics Corp.
    Inventors: Marc Long, Lin Song
  • Publication number: 20080081033
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to methods and compositions regarding the preparation of an cell concentrate, such as, for example, an osteogenic cell concentrate, from a physiological solution, such as bone marrow aspirate, blood, or a mixture thereof. In specific embodiments, the invention provides methods and compositions utilizing two physiological solution-processing techniques, particularly in a point of care environment, wherein centrifugation is not employed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 5, 2007
    Publication date: April 3, 2008
    Inventors: Samuel Sowemimo-Coker, Marcus Scott, Marc Long, Ed Margerrison, Michael Cooper
  • Publication number: 20080081367
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to methods and compositions regarding the preparation of an cell concentrate, such as, for example, an osteogenic cell concentrate, from a physiological solution, such as bone marrow aspirate, blood, or a mixture thereof. In specific embodiments, the invention provides methods and compositions utilizing two physiological solution-processing techniques, particularly in a point of care environment, wherein centrifugation is not employed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 5, 2007
    Publication date: April 3, 2008
    Inventors: Samuel Sowemimo-Coker, Marcus Scott, Marc Long, Ed Margerrison, Michael Cooper
  • Publication number: 20080039954
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for repairing cartilage defects in a patient. According to the current invention, a porous material having at least expandable or compressible properties is implanted into a cartilage defect.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 8, 2007
    Publication date: February 14, 2008
    Applicant: Howmedica Osteonics Corp.
    Inventors: Marc Long, Twana Davisson