Patents by Inventor Oren S. Bernstein

Oren S. Bernstein 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: 20210361329
    Abstract: System, including methods, apparatus, and kits, for bone fixation using a fixation device including a mounting portion and a fastener that attaches to the mounting portion. In some embodiments, the fixation device may include first and second mounting portions configured to be disposed across a bone from each other and secured with a fastener that extends from one of the mounting portions, through the bone, and to the other mounting portion. The system also may include a tool to facilitate installation of the fixation device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 6, 2021
    Publication date: November 25, 2021
    Inventors: Oren S. Bernstein, Joel Gillard, Eric Thorsell, Sara Russi, Kyle A. Loucks, Andrew W. Seykora
  • Patent number: 11083504
    Abstract: System, including methods, apparatus, and kits, for bone fixation using a fixation device including a mounting portion and a fastener that attaches to the mounting portion. In some embodiments, the fixation device may include first and second mounting portions configured to be disposed across a bone from each other and secured with a fastener that extends from one of the mounting portions, through the bone, and to the other mounting portion. The system also may include a tool to facilitate installation of the fixation device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 10, 2021
    Assignee: Acumed LLC
    Inventors: Oren S. Bernstein, Joel Gillard, Eric Thorsell, Sara Russi, Kyle A. Loucks, Andrew W. Seykora
  • Publication number: 20200345398
    Abstract: Systems and methods for fixing bone using an intramedullary nail locked to an encircling anchor including a bushing and a locking member. An exemplary system may include any combination of the nail, one or more bushings, one or more locking members, an instrument to guide installation of the bushing, at least one drill, and a driver that attaches to the bushing. The instrument may define a guide axis and be configured to be coupled to a bone such that the guide axis extends across the bone. The instrument may be used to guide a drill, the bushing, and/or the locking member along the guide axis into the bone. The nail may be configured to be placed along the medullary canal of the bone such that the nail extends through the bushing, and the locking member may be configured to lock the nail to the bushing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 22, 2020
    Publication date: November 5, 2020
    Inventors: Mark B. Sommers, Roy Werner Sanders, James G. Falkner, JR., Caleb Abraham Martin, Zachary James Stroh, Scott Francis Mastroianni, Andrew William Seykora, Ann Nicole Santich, Larry W. Ehmke, Oren S. Bernstein
  • Patent number: 10758280
    Abstract: Systems and methods for fixing bone using an intramedullary nail locked to an encircling anchor including a bushing and a locking member. An exemplary system may include any combination of the nail, one or more bushings, one or more locking members, an instrument to guide installation of the bushing, at least one drill, and a driver that attaches to the bushing. The instrument may define a guide axis and be configured to be coupled to a bone such that the guide axis extends across the bone. The instrument may be used to guide a drill, the bushing, and/or the locking member along the guide axis into the bone. The nail may be configured to be placed along the medullary canal of the bone such that the nail extends through the bushing, and the locking member may be configured to lock the nail to the bushing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: Acumed LLC
    Inventors: Mark B. Sommers, Roy Werner Sanders, James G. Falkner, Jr., Caleb Abraham Martin, Zachary James Stroh, Scott Francis Mastroianni, Andrew William Seykora, Ann Nicole Santich, Larry W. Ehmke, Oren S. Bernstein
  • Publication number: 20190105087
    Abstract: Systems and methods for fixing bone using an intramedullary nail locked to an encircling anchor including a bushing and a locking member. An exemplary system may include any combination of the nail, one or more bushings, one or more locking members, an instrument to guide installation of the bushing, at least one drill, and a driver that attaches to the bushing. The instrument may define a guide axis and be configured to be coupled to a bone such that the guide axis extends across the bone. The instrument may be used to guide a drill, the bushing, and/or the locking member along the guide axis into the bone. The nail may be configured to be placed along the medullary canal of the bone such that the nail extends through the bushing, and the locking member may be configured to lock the nail to the bushing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 5, 2018
    Publication date: April 11, 2019
    Inventors: Mark B. SOMMERS, Roy Werner SANDERS, James G. FALKNER, JR., Caleb Abraham MARTIN, Zachary James STROH, Scott Francis MASTROIANNI, Andrew William SEYKORA, Ann Nicole SANTICH, Larry W. EHMKE, Oren S. BERNSTEIN
  • Publication number: 20180125547
    Abstract: System, including methods, apparatus, and kits, for bone fixation using a fixation device including a mounting portion and a fastener that attaches to the mounting portion. In some embodiments, the fixation device may include first and second mounting portions configured to be disposed across a bone from each other and secured with a fastener that extends from one of the mounting portions, through the bone, and to the other mounting portion. The system also may include a tool to facilitate installation of the fixation device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 6, 2017
    Publication date: May 10, 2018
    Inventors: Oren S. Bernstein, Joel Gillard, Eric Thorsell, Sara Russi, Kyle A. Loucks, Andrew W. Seykora
  • Patent number: 9808297
    Abstract: System, including methods, apparatus, and kits, for bone fixation using a fixation device including a mounting portion and a fastener that attaches to the mounting portion. In some embodiments, the fixation device may include first and second mounting portions configured to be disposed across a bone from each other and secured with a fastener that extends from one of the mounting portions, through the bone, and to the other mounting portion. The system also may include a tool to facilitate installation of the fixation device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2017
    Assignee: Acute Innovations LLC
    Inventors: Oren S. Bernstein, Joel Gillard, Eric Thorsell, Sara Russi, Kyle A. Loucks, Andrew W. Seykora
  • Patent number: 9775657
    Abstract: System, including methods, apparatus, and kits, for bone fixation using a fixation device including a mounting portion and a fastener that attaches to the mounting portion. In some embodiments, the fixation device may include first and second mounting portions configured to be disposed across a bone from each other and secured with a fastener that extends from one of the mounting portions, through the bone, and to the other mounting portion. The system also may include a tool to facilitate installation of the fixation device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2017
    Assignee: Acute Innovations LLC
    Inventors: Oren S. Bernstein, Joel Gillard, Eric Thorsell, Sara Haislip, Kyle A. Loucks, Andrew W. Seykora
  • Patent number: 9421050
    Abstract: System, including methods, apparatus, and kits for binding bone. The system may include an encircling member and a fastening member that secures the encircling member in a loop around a portion of bone. In some embodiments, the fastening member may include any combination of the following: a cutting window, a guide aperture to guide a jaw of a crimping tool to a crimp region of the fastening member, multiple crimp regions, and/or apertures to receive adjustable prong members, among others.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2016
    Assignee: Acute Innovations LLC
    Inventors: Oren S. Bernstein, Joel Gillard, Sara Russi, Andrew W. Seykora, Mariah Knight
  • Publication number: 20160128749
    Abstract: System, including methods, apparatus, and kits for binding bone. The system may include an encircling member and a fastening member that secures the encircling member in a loop around a portion of bone. In some embodiments, the fastening member may include any combination of the following: a cutting window, a guide aperture to guide a jaw of a crimping tool to a crimp region of the fastening member, multiple crimp regions, and/or apertures to receive adjustable prong members, among others.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 19, 2016
    Publication date: May 12, 2016
    Inventors: Oren S. Bernstein, Joel Gillard, Sara Russi, Andrew W. Seykora, Mariah Knight
  • Patent number: 9241748
    Abstract: System, including methods, apparatus, and kits for binding bone. The system may include an encircling member and a fastening member that secures the encircling member in a loop around a portion of bone. In some embodiments, the fastening member may include any combination of the following: a cutting window, a guide aperture to guide a jaw of a crimping tool to a crimp region of the fastening member, multiple crimp regions, and/or apertures to receive adjustable prong members, among others.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2016
    Assignee: Acute Innovations LLC
    Inventors: Oren S. Bernstein, Joel Gillard, Sara Russi, Andrew W. Seykora, Mariah Knight
  • Patent number: 9237910
    Abstract: System, including methods, apparatus, and kits, for rib stabilization. The system may comprise a clip member having a bridge region and a pair of leaf portions connected to each other by the bridge region. The clip member may be configured to be placed on a rib bone with the leaf portions disposed on opposite sides of the rib bone. The system also may comprise a securing member, such as a suture, to attach the clip member to the rib bone, with the securing member extending at least twice between the leaf portions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2016
    Assignee: Acute Innovations LLC
    Inventors: Andrew W. Seykora, Oren S. Bernstein, Eric Thorsell, Joel Gillard, Kyle A. Loucks
  • Publication number: 20140194878
    Abstract: System, including methods, apparatus, and kits, for bone fixation using a fixation device including a mounting portion and a fastener that attaches to the mounting portion. In some embodiments, the fixation device may include first and second mounting portions configured to be disposed across a bone from each other and secured with a fastener that extends from one of the mounting portions, through the bone, and to the other mounting portion. The system also may include a tool to facilitate installation of the fixation device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2014
    Publication date: July 10, 2014
    Inventors: Oren S. Bernstein, Joel Gillard, Eric Thorsell, Sara Haislip, Kyle A. Loucks, Andrew W. Seykora
  • Publication number: 20130289564
    Abstract: System, including methods, apparatus, and kits for binding bone. The system may include an encircling member and a fastening member that secures the encircling member in a loop around a portion of bone. In some embodiments, the fastening member may include any combination of the following: a cutting window, a guide aperture to guide a jaw of a crimping tool to a crimp region of the fastening member, multiple crimp regions, and/or apertures to receive adjustable prong members, among others.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 30, 2013
    Publication date: October 31, 2013
    Inventors: Oren S. Bernstein, Joel Gillard, Sara Haislip, Andrew W. Seykora, Mariah Knight
  • Publication number: 20120109129
    Abstract: System, including methods, apparatus, and kits, for replacing a damaged surgical wire, such as a surgical wire that has broken during or after installation around bone. The system may include a connector with at least one ferrule for attaching a substitute wire to a damaged wire and provides a method of replacing a damaged wire with a substitute wire by using the damaged wire as a leader for travel of the substitute wire around bone.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 2, 2011
    Publication date: May 3, 2012
    Inventor: Oren S. Bernstein
  • Publication number: 20120041441
    Abstract: A cable tie system, including methods, apparatus, and kits, for stabilizing bone. The system may provide a tie device comprising a strap including a leading region and a trailing region, a needle connected to the leading region of the strap, and a buckle connected to the trailing region of the strap. The buckle may be configured to receive the leading region of the strap such that the buckle and the strap collectively form a loop and a ratchet mechanism. The tie device also may comprise a handle connected to the buckle, to allow a person to tension the loop around bone by pulling the strap and the handle in opposite directions. The handle may be detached from the tie device after use.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 8, 2011
    Publication date: February 16, 2012
    Applicant: ACUTE INNOVATIONS, LLC.
    Inventors: Oren S. Bernstein, Alexander R. Legg