Patents by Inventor Peter Krulevitch

Peter Krulevitch 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: 10500348
    Abstract: A device configured to administer a medication can comprise a lower housing that includes a housing latch. The device can further comprise a needle guard that is movable relative to the lower housing along a first direction from a first position to a second position so as to expose a needle, and an upper housing supported relative to the lower housing. The upper housing can be configured to move with respect to the lower housing along a second direction from a pre-use position to a dispensed position. The housing latch can releasably interfere with the upper housing when the upper housing is in the pre-use position so as to prevent the upper housing from moving toward the dispensed position, and the movement of the needle guard toward the second position, causes the interference to be removed, thereby allowing the upper housing to move toward the second position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: Janssen Biotech, Inc.
    Inventors: Lorin Olson, Vaclav Vojan, Juergen Ernst Pfrang, Peter Krulevitch, Jingli Wang, Nicholas Foley, Mingqi Zhao, Paul Tashjian
  • Patent number: 10485931
    Abstract: Disclosed is a device for the parenteral delivery of a medication, such as a drug. The device includes upper and lower housings in which the upper housing is configured to move relative to the lower housing as a result of application of an external force to permit the user of the device to control the rate at which the drug is administered.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: Janssen Biotech, Inc.
    Inventors: Lorin P. Olson, Peter Krulevitch, James Glencross, Jingli Wang, Nicholas Foley, Mingqi Zhao
  • Publication number: 20190043386
    Abstract: A device for training users in a proper mixing of pharmaceutical components, or for aiding in the mixing, or for performing he mixing, and administration of pharmaceutical components is disclosed. The device comprises a housing for receiving a pharmaceutical delivery device containing the pharmaceutical components. There is also a microcontroller disposed in the housing and a motion/orientation detection device disposed within or on the housing and in communication with the microcontroller. A method for use of the device is also disclosed, along with a substance for use as one of the pharmaceutical components.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2016
    Publication date: February 7, 2019
    Inventors: Peter A. Krulevitch, Ian Scrimgeour, Scott Martin, James McLusky, James Glencross, Blair Hutton, Nick Foley, Jose Antonio Buron Vidal
  • Publication number: 20180190154
    Abstract: A device for training users in a proper mixing of pharmaceutical components, or for aiding in the mixing, or for performing the mixing, and administration of pharmaceutical components is disclosed. The device comprises a housing for receiving a pharmaceutical delivery device containing the pharmaceutical components. There is also a microcontroller disposed in the housing and a motion/orientation detection device disposed within or on the housing and in communication with the microcontroller. A method for use of the device is also disclosed, along with a substance for use as one of the pharmaceutical components.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2016
    Publication date: July 5, 2018
    Inventors: Peter A. Krulevitch, Ian Scrimgeour, Scott Martin, James McLusky, James Glencross, Blair Hutton, Nick Foley, Jose Antonio Buron Vidal
  • Publication number: 20180190153
    Abstract: A device for training users in a proper mixing of pharmaceutical components, or for aiding in the mixing, or for performing the mixing, and administration of pharmaceutical components is disclosed. The device comprises a housing for receiving a pharmaceutical delivery device containing the pharmaceutical components. There is also a microcontroller disposed in the housing and a motion/orientation detection device disposed within or on the housing and in communication with the microcontroller. A method for use of the device is also disclosed, along with a substance for use as one of the pharmaceutical components.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2016
    Publication date: July 5, 2018
    Inventors: Peter A. Krulevitch, Ian Scrimgeour, Scott Martin, James McLusky, James Glencross, Blair Hutton, Nick Foley, Jose Antonio Buron Vidal
  • Publication number: 20180182263
    Abstract: A device for training users in a proper mixing of pharmaceutical components, or for aiding in the mixing, or for performing the mixing, and administration of pharmaceutical components is disclosed. The device comprises a housing for receiving a pharmaceutical delivery device containing the pharmaceutical components. There is also a microcontroller disposed in the housing and a motion/orientation detection device disposed within or on the housing and in communication with the microcontroller. A method for use of the device is also disclosed, along with a substance for use as one of the pharmaceutical components.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 22, 2015
    Publication date: June 28, 2018
    Inventors: Peter A. Krulevitch, Ian Scrimgeour, Scott Martin, James McLusky, James Glencross, Blair Hutton, Nick Foley, Jose Antonio Buron Vidal
  • Patent number: 9724475
    Abstract: Various embodiments of a “smart” drug delivery pen are provided which include a drug delivery pen having an inertial sensor or accelerometer. A system is also provided that includes the smart drug pen in conjunction with a data management unit(s) DMU. Various exemplary methods for use of the pens and systems are also described and illustrated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 8, 2017
    Assignee: LifeScan, Inc.
    Inventors: Peter Krulevitch, Ulrich Kraft, Robert Wilk, Zara Sieh, Mitch Zhao
  • Publication number: 20160089503
    Abstract: A device configured to administer a medication can comprise a lower housing that includes a housing latch. The device can further comprise a needle guard that is movable relative to the lower housing along a first direction from a first position to a second position so as to expose a needle, and an upper housing supported relative to the lower housing. The upper housing can be configured to move with respect to the lower housing along a second direction from a pre-use position to a dispensed position. The housing latch can releasably interfere with the upper housing when the upper housing is in the pre-use position so as to prevent the upper housing from moving toward the dispensed position, and the movement of the needle guard toward the second position, causes the interference to be removed, thereby allowing the upper housing to move toward the second position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2015
    Publication date: March 31, 2016
    Inventors: Lorin Olson, Vaclav Vojan, Juergen Ernst Pfrang, Peter Krulevitch, Jingli Wang, Nicholas Foley, Mingqi Zhao, Paul Tashjian
  • Publication number: 20160058955
    Abstract: Disclosed is a device for the parenteral delivery of a medication, such as a drug. The device includes upper and lower housings in which the upper housing is configured to move relative to the lower housing as a result of application of an external force to permit the user of the device to control the rate at which the drug is administered.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 12, 2015
    Publication date: March 3, 2016
    Inventors: Lorin P. Olson, Peter Krulevitch, James Glencross, Jingli Wang, Nicholas Foley, Mingqi Zhao
  • Patent number: 9233213
    Abstract: A device configured to administer a medication can comprise a lower housing that includes a housing latch. The device can further comprise a needle guard that is movable relative to the lower housing along a first direction from a first position to a second position so as to expose a needle, and an upper housing supported relative to the lower housing. The upper housing can be configured to move with respect to the lower housing along a second direction from a pre-use position to a dispensed position. The housing latch can releasably interfere with the upper housing when the upper housing is in the pre-use position so as to prevent the upper housing from moving toward the dispensed position, and the movement of the needle guard toward the second position, causes the interference to be removed, thereby allowing the upper housing to move toward the second position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2016
    Assignee: Janssen Biotech, Inc.
    Inventors: Lorin Olson, Vaclav Vojan, Juergen Ernst Pfrang, Peter Krulevitch, Jingli Wang, Nicholas Foley, Mingqi Zhao, Paul Tashjian
  • Patent number: 9216256
    Abstract: Disclosed is a device for the parenteral delivery of a medication, such as a drug. The device includes upper and lower housings in which the upper housing is configured to move relative to the lower housing as a result of application of an external force to permit the user of the device to control the rate at which the drug is administered.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2010
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2015
    Assignee: JANSSEN BIOTECH, INC.
    Inventors: Lorin P. Olson, Peter Krulevitch, James Glencross, Jingli Wang, Nicholas Foley, Mingqi Zhao
  • Patent number: 8556866
    Abstract: Various embodiments of a “smart” drug delivery system are provided which includes an add-on module and a reusable or disposable drug pen. Upon attachment to the pen, the add-on module may: determine dosage selected, injection of selected dosage, duration of injection, time of injection, whether the pen has been primed or shaken to thoroughly mix up insulin mixtures, transmit information relating to insulin dosage and injection to a data management unit, provide reminders, error warning or messages on improper usage or reusage of needles, track amount of drug remaining on board the pen or duration of usage of pen with respect to expiry of the drug on board, or provide an audible alarm for locating misplaced pen and module.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2013
    Inventors: Peter Krulevitch, Robert Wilk, Ulrich Kraft, Donna Savage, Nick Foley, James Glencross, David Shepherd, Zara Sieh
  • Patent number: 8556865
    Abstract: Various embodiments of a medical module are provided which includes a primary module housing, a secondary module housing, a dosage sensor, a power source, and a microcontroller. The module is configured to be attached to a disposable drug delivery pen or a reusable drug delivery pen so that the module may: determine dosage selected, injection of selected dosage, duration of injection, time of injection, whether the pen has been primed or shaken to thoroughly mix up insulin mixtures, transmit information relating to insulin dosage and injection to a data management unit, provide reminders, error warning or messages on improper usage or reusage of needles, track amount of drug remaining on board the pen or duration of usage of pen with respect to expiry of the drug on board, or provide an audible alarm for locating misplaced pen and module.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2013
    Inventors: Peter Krulevitch, Robert Wilk, Ulrich Kraft, Donna Savage, Nick Foley, James Glencross, David Shepherd, Zara Sieh
  • Patent number: 8556867
    Abstract: Various embodiments of a “smart” drug delivery system are provided which includes an add-on module and a reusable or disposable drug pen in conjunction with a data management unit(s) DMU. Upon attachment to the pen, the add-on module may: determine dosage selected, injection of selected dosage, duration of injection, time of injection, whether the pen has been primed or shaken to thoroughly mix up insulin mixtures, transmit information relating to insulin dosage and injection to a data management unit, provide reminders, error warning or messages on improper usage or reuse of needles, track amount of drug remaining on board the pen or duration of usage of pen with respect to expiry of the drug on board, or provide an audible alarm for locating misplaced pen and module. Methods of using the drug delivery system are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2013
    Inventors: Peter Krulevitch, Robert Wilk, Ulrich Kraft, Donna Savage, Nick Foley, James Glencross, David Shepherd, Zara Sieh, David Price
  • Publication number: 20130204229
    Abstract: A device configured to administer a medication can comprise a lower housing that includes a housing latch. The device can further comprise a needle guard that is movable relative to the lower housing along a first direction from a first position to a second position so as to expose a needle, and an upper housing supported relative to the lower housing. The upper housing can be configured to move with respect to the lower housing along a second direction from a pre-use position to a dispensed position. The housing latch can releasably interfere with the upper housing when the upper housing is in the pre-use position so as to prevent the upper housing from moving toward the dispensed position, and the movement of the needle guard toward the second position, causes the interference to be removed, thereby allowing the upper housing to move toward the second position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Publication date: August 8, 2013
    Inventors: Lorin Olson, Vaclav Vojan, Juergen Ernst Pfrang, Peter Krulevitch, Jingli Wang, Nicholas Foley, Mingqi Zhao, Paul Tashjian
  • Patent number: 8202566
    Abstract: A system of metalization in an integrated polymer microsystem. A flexible polymer substrate is provided and conductive ink is applied to the substrate. In one embodiment the flexible polymer substrate is silicone. In another embodiment the flexible polymer substrate comprises poly(dimethylsiloxane).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2005
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2012
    Assignee: Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC
    Inventors: James Courtney Davidson, Peter A. Krulevitch, Mariam N. Maghribi, William J. Benett, Julie K. Hamilton, Armando R. Tovar
  • Patent number: 8122596
    Abstract: An image is captured or otherwise converted into a signal in an artificial vision system. The signal is transmitted to the retina utilizing an implant. The implant consists of a polymer substrate made of a compliant material such as poly(dimethylsiloxane) or PDMS. The polymer substrate is conformable to the shape of the retina. Electrodes and conductive leads are embedded in the polymer substrate. The conductive leads and the electrodes transmit the signal representing the image to the cells in the retina. The signal representing the image stimulates cells in the retina.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2010
    Date of Patent: February 28, 2012
    Assignees: Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC, Doheny Eye Institute
    Inventors: Peter Krulevitch, Dennis L. Polla, Mariam N. Maghribi, Julie Hamilton, Mark S. Humayun, James D. Weiland
  • Publication number: 20120004637
    Abstract: Various embodiments of a “smart” drug delivery system are provided which includes an add-on module and a reusable or disposable drug pen in conjunction with a data management unit(s) DMU. Upon attachment to the pen, the add-on module may: determine dosage selected, injection of selected dosage, duration of injection, time of injection, whether the pen has been primed or shaken to thoroughly mix up insulin mixtures, transmit information relating to insulin dosage and injection to a data management unit, provide reminders, error warning or messages on improper usage or reuse of needles, track amount of drug remaining on board the pen or duration of usage of pen with respect to expiry of the drug on board, or provide an audible alarm for locating misplaced pen and module. Methods of using the drug delivery system are also described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 27, 2010
    Publication date: January 5, 2012
    Applicant: Lifes-can, Inc.
    Inventors: Peter Krulevitch, Robert Wilk, Ulrich Kraft, Donna Savage, Nick Foley, James Glencross, David Shepherd, Zara Sieh, David Price
  • Publication number: 20110313395
    Abstract: Various embodiments of a “smart” drug delivery pen are provided which include a drug delivery pen having an inertial sensor or accelerometer. A system is also provided that includes the smart drug pen in conjunction with a data management unit(s) DMU. Various exemplary methods for use of the pens and systems are also described and illustrated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 27, 2010
    Publication date: December 22, 2011
    Applicant: LifeScan, Inc.
    Inventors: Peter Krulevitch, Ulrich Kraft, Robert Wilk, Zara Sieh, Mitch Zhao
  • Patent number: D731051
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2015
    Assignee: Janssen Biotech, Inc.
    Inventors: Lorin Olson, Peter Krulevitch, Nicholas Foley, James Glencross, Rochelle Kleinberg, David Shepherd