Patents by Inventor Randy Allard

Randy Allard 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: 20210290281
    Abstract: Implants, devices, systems, and methods for achieving ligament fixation are disclosed. An implant comprises a cap member comprising an internally threaded opening extending from a first end thereof, an anchor portion comprising a first end that defines a tip of the implant and external threads, and a coupling portion extending between the cap member and the anchor portion. The coupling portion of the implant includes an externally threaded portion threadably coupled within the internally threaded opening of the cap member. The cap member of the implant is longitudinally moveable along the coupling portion. Insertion instruments for inserting an implant for ligament fixation are also disclosed. Methods of using an implant for achieving ligament fixation are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 7, 2021
    Publication date: September 23, 2021
    Applicant: Paragon 28, Inc.
    Inventors: Randy ALLARD, Albert DACOSTA, Sean GILL, Peter Andrew MLADINICH, Richard David HUNT, Frank S. BONO, Benjamin MAJORS
  • Publication number: 20210290359
    Abstract: Implant systems and related methods for joining bone and/or tissue portions is disclosed. The implant systems include a first flexible anchor tube comprising a first annular side wall defining a first internal cavity, a first longitudinal end and a second longitudinal end, and a second flexible anchor tube comprising a second annular side wall defining a second internal cavity, a first longitudinal end and a second longitudinal end. The implant systems also comprise at least one suture that passes through the first and second side walls a plurality of times. The at least one suture extends along a pattern that prevents the second anchor tube from translating along the at least one suture and allows the first anchor tube to translate along the at least one suture toward the second anchor tube when first and second end portions of the at least one suture are tensioned.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 4, 2021
    Publication date: September 23, 2021
    Applicant: PARAGON 28, INC.
    Inventors: Kyle James HARTSON, Laura Zagrocki BRINKER, Randy ALLARD, Albert DACOSTA
  • Patent number: 11123120
    Abstract: Bone fusion system, devices, guide, implant and methods for using the bone fusion system, devices, guide and implant are disclosed. The fusion system includes an alignment guide and an implant. The alignment guide couples to the implant. The alignment guide includes a body, a fixation member engaging a first end of the body, and a tissue protector engaging a second end of the body. The implant includes a body portion, an extension portion extending away from a first end of the body portion, a curved portion extending away from a second end of the body portion, and a foot member extending away from the curved portion perpendicular to the body portion. Finally, methods for using the bone fusion system, devices, guide and implant are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignee: Paragon 28, Inc.
    Inventors: Albert Dacosta, Frank S. Bono, Randy Allard, Richard David Hunt, Spanky Raymond, Laura Zagrocki Brinker
  • Patent number: 11045305
    Abstract: Soft tissue retention devices, instrumentation and related methods are disclosed. The devices include a first member comprising a first head portion and a first threaded shaft portion extending from the first head portion that define a cannulated opening extending therethrough, and a second member comprising a second head portion and a second threaded shaft portion extending from the second head portion that define a cannulated opening that extends therethrough. The inner sides of the first and second head portions includes a row of teeth extending about the periphery thereof. The first head portion also includes a plurality of through holes positioned between the first threaded shaft portion and the row of teeth. The outer sides of the first and second head portions include non-circular drive openings. The instrumentation comprise a handle portion with a through aperture that allows for a user's finger to extend therethrough during an implantation procedure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 29, 2021
    Assignee: Paragon 28, Inc.
    Inventors: Douglas K. Blacklidge, Frank S. Bono, Benjamin Majors, Randy Allard, Shane Miller
  • Publication number: 20210177570
    Abstract: Devices, systems, implants and methods for achieving ligament fixation are disclosed. An implant includes a head member and an anchor member coupled to the head member. The implant includes tension member that couples the head member to the anchor member. The head member and the anchor member include a cannulation that receives the tension member therein. The implant may include a coupling member positioned between and coupling the head member and the anchor member, the coupling member including a cannulation that receives the tension member therethrough. Insertion instruments for inserting an implant for ligament fixation are also disclosed. Methods of using an implant for achieving ligament fixation are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 23, 2021
    Publication date: June 17, 2021
    Applicant: Paragon 28, Inc.
    Inventors: Albert DACOSTA, Sean GILL, Richard David HUNT, Frank BONO, Thomas R. WILLIAMS, Randy ALLARD, Benjamin MAJORS
  • Patent number: 11026732
    Abstract: Implants, devices, systems, and methods for achieving ligament fixation are disclosed. An implant comprises a cap member comprising an internally threaded opening extending from a first end thereof, an anchor portion comprising a first end that defines a tip of the implant and external threads, and a coupling portion extending between the cap member and the anchor portion. The coupling portion of the implant includes an externally threaded portion threadably coupled within the internally threaded opening of the cap member. The cap member of the implant is longitudinally moveable along the coupling portion. Insertion instruments for inserting an implant for ligament fixation are also disclosed. Methods of using an implant for achieving ligament fixation are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: Paragon 28, Inc.
    Inventors: Randy Allard, Albert Dacosta, Sean Gill, Peter Andrew Mladinich, Richard David Hunt, Frank S. Bono, Benjamin Majors
  • Publication number: 20210128177
    Abstract: Alignment guide systems, fixation guide devices, and methods for positioning and inserting an intramedullary nail are disclosed. The alignment guide system includes a targeting guide with a first end and a second end, an alignment wire rotatably engaging a second end of the targeting guide, and a guide sleeve insert engaging an opening in the first end of the targeting guide. The fixation guide device including a frame including a first end and a second end, a compression device slidingly coupled to the first end of the frame, and the intramedullary nail secured to a nail attachment apparatus of the frame. A method of inserting an intramedullary nail into two bones for fixation of the two bones is also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 12, 2021
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Applicant: Paragon 28, Inc.
    Inventors: Eric LINTULA, Albert DACOSTA, Randy ALLARD, Frank S. BONO, Spanky RAYMOND
  • Patent number: 10959741
    Abstract: Guides, devices, instruments, and systems for fixing a fractured bone are disclosed. An insertion guide includes a handle member and a guide member coupled to a second end of the handle member. The guide member being curved relative to the longitudinal axis of the handle member. A bone fixation system including an insertion guide, a guide wire and a fastener. The insertion guide including a handle member and a guide member coupled to an end of the handle member. The guide member being curved and including a through hole for receiving the guide wire. The fastener including a cannulation for receiving the guide wire. Methods of using a bone fixation systems for fixing fractured bones are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: Paragon 28, Inc.
    Inventors: Albert Dacosta, Joseph Dogué, Frank Barmes, Randy Allard
  • Publication number: 20210085338
    Abstract: Guides, systems, and methods for maintaining, correcting and/or fusing joint deformities are disclosed. The guide system including a cut guide, an alignment guide, and at least one directional wire. The cut guide including a base portion, an extension member extending away from a bottom surface of the base portion, and at least one arm extending away from an end of the base portion. The alignment guide, including a base portion, a first extension member extending away from a bottom surface of the base portion in a first direction, and a second extension member extending away from the bottom surface of the base portion in a second direction. Methods of using a guide system for maintaining, correcting and/or fusing joint deformities are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 8, 2020
    Publication date: March 25, 2021
    Applicant: Paragon 28, Inc.
    Inventors: Albert DACOSTA, Laura Zagrocki BRINKER, Randy ALLARD
  • Patent number: 10945830
    Abstract: Devices, systems, implants and methods for achieving ligament fixation are disclosed. An implant includes a head member and an anchor member coupled to the head member. The implant includes tension member that couples the head member to the anchor member. The head member and the anchor member include a cannulation that receives the tension member therein. The implant may include a coupling member positioned between and coupling the head member and the anchor member, the coupling member including a cannulation that receives the tension member therethrough. Insertion instruments for inserting an implant for ligament fixation are also disclosed. Methods of using an implant for achieving ligament fixation are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: Paragon 28, Inc.
    Inventors: Albert Dacosta, Sean Gill, Richard David Hunt, Frank Bono, Thomas R. Williams, Randy Allard, Benjamin Majors
  • Publication number: 20210059769
    Abstract: Laser-based implant guide systems and methods that align an implant with an axis of an anatomical structure of interest are disclosed. The systems include a target base configured to couple to a patient in alignment with the axis, and a target member configured to couple to the target base that includes a visual indication of the location of the axis. The systems further include an implant guide that includes a laser device and a resection guide. The implant guide is configured to adjust at least one of the position and the orientation of the laser device with respect to the anatomical structure of interest such that a laser line projecting from the laser device is aligned with the visual indication of the target member, and the resection guide facilities implantation of the implant in a resected portion of the anatomical structure of interest in alignment with the axis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 29, 2020
    Publication date: March 4, 2021
    Applicant: Paragon 28, Inc.
    Inventors: Francis D. BARMES, Daniel J. LEE, Leonard Daniel LATT, Randy ALLARD
  • Publication number: 20210045732
    Abstract: Soft tissue retention devices, instrumentation and related methods are disclosed. The devices include a first member comprising a first head portion and a first threaded shaft portion extending from the first head portion that define a cannulated opening extending therethrough, and a second member comprising a second head portion and a second threaded shaft portion extending from the second head portion that define a cannulated opening that extends therethrough. The inner sides of the first and second head portions includes a row of teeth extending about the periphery thereof. The first head portion also includes a plurality of through holes positioned between the first threaded shaft portion and the row of teeth. The outer sides of the first and second head portions include non-circular drive openings. The instrumentation comprise a handle portion with a through aperture that allows for a user's finger to extend therethrough during an implantation procedure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 3, 2020
    Publication date: February 18, 2021
    Applicant: Paragon 28, Inc.
    Inventors: Randy ALLARD, Shane MILLER, Douglas K. BLACKLIDGE
  • Patent number: 10888338
    Abstract: Alignment guide systems, fixation guide devices, and methods for positioning and inserting an intramedullary nail are disclosed. The alignment guide system includes a targeting guide with a first end and a second end, an alignment wire rotatably engaging a second end of the targeting guide, and a guide sleeve insert engaging an opening in the first end of the targeting guide. The fixation guide device including a frame including a first end and a second end, a compression device slidingly coupled to the first end of the frame, and the intramedullary nail secured to a nail attachment apparatus of the frame. A method of inserting an intramedullary nail into two bones for fixation of the two bones is also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: Paragon 28, inc.
    Inventors: Eric Lintula, Albert Dacosta, Randy Allard, Frank S. Bono, Spanky Raymond
  • Patent number: 10856886
    Abstract: Guides, systems, and methods for maintaining, correcting and/or fusing joint deformities are disclosed. The guide system including a cut guide, an alignment guide, and at least one directional wire. The cut guide including a base portion, an extension member extending away from a bottom surface of the base portion, and at least one arm extending away from an end of the base portion. The alignment guide, including a base portion, a first extension member extending away from a bottom surface of the base portion in a first direction, and a second extension member extending away from the bottom surface of the base portion in a second direction. Methods of using a guide system for maintaining, correcting and/or fusing joint deformities are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: Paragon 28, Inc.
    Inventors: Albert Dacosta, Laura Zagrocki Brinker, Randy Allard
  • Publication number: 20200015874
    Abstract: Guides, instruments, devices, systems and methods for maintaining, correcting and/or resurfacing the multiple bones of a joint are disclosed. The guide system includes a cut guide and an alignment guide for engagement with the cut guide. The guide system also includes a cleaning system with a guide and a cutting instrument. Methods of using the guide system and cleaning system are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 11, 2019
    Publication date: January 16, 2020
    Applicant: Paragon 28, Inc.
    Inventors: Kyle James HARTSON, Randy ALLARD, Albert DACOSTA
  • Patent number: D874003
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: PARAGON 28, INC.
    Inventors: Albert DaCosta, Frank Bono, Randy Allard, Laura Z. Brinker, Richard Hunt, Spanky Raymond
  • Patent number: D904609
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: Paragon 28, Inc.
    Inventors: Albert Dacosta, Laura Zagrocki Brinker, Randy Allard
  • Patent number: D904610
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: Paragon 28, Inc.
    Inventors: Albert Dacosta, Laura Zagrocki Brinker, Randy Allard
  • Patent number: D910178
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignee: Paragon 28, Inc.
    Inventors: Albert DaCosta, Frank S. Bono, Randy Allard, Laura Zagrocki Brinker, Richard David Hunt, Spanky Raymond
  • Patent number: D915588
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: Paragon 28, Inc.
    Inventors: Albert Dacosta, Laura Zagrocki Brinker, Randy Allard