Patents by Inventor Stephan Riedel

Stephan Riedel 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: 20210162135
    Abstract: A dose recording device for a drug delivery device, wherein the drug delivery device comprises a housing, a cartridge holder configured to receive a cartridge for holding a plurality of doses of a drug, and a dose setting member connected to the housing and configured to set the dose of the drug, is disclosed. The dose recording device comprises a device housing and a measurement system having an optical sensor connected to a portion of the device housing. The device housing is configured to be mounted to the dose setting member. The measurement system is configured to detect a relative movement of the device housing to the housing by means of the optical sensor and to store relative movement data so as to provide information on a delivery of the dose of the drug.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2018
    Publication date: June 3, 2021
    Inventors: Stephan Riedel, Matthias Felber
  • Patent number: 11019218
    Abstract: The invention relates to, among others, a communication station (10) for an intercom network (11), comprising a plurality of operating elements (15a, 15b, 15c, 15d) each of which are configured in the manner of a lever (49a, 49b, 49c, 49d, 49e, 49f, 49g, 49h, 49i, 49j), wherein a lever starting from an inactive middle position (39a) is manually shiftable in a first direction (31) into a first switching position (39b) or alternatively shiftable in a second direction (32) contrary to the first into a second switching position (39c), wherein the lever is biased toward its middle position. The special feature of the invention consists, among others, in that the lever comprises a rotatably mounted adjustment element (59, 59a, 59b, 59c, 59d, 59e, 59f, 59g, 59h, 59i, 59j) for changing a parameter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignee: RIEDEL COMMUNICATIONS INTERNATIONAL GMBH
    Inventors: Stephan Schaaf, Bernhard Hanisch, Jake Dodson, Thomas Riedel
  • Publication number: 20210069423
    Abstract: A supplementary device for attachment to a drug delivery device is provided. The device includes an attachment mechanism for coupling the supplementary device to the drug delivery device, an imaging arrangement for providing image data representing a captured image of one or more numbers present on a number sleeve of the drug delivery device and a processor arrangement. The processor arrangement is configured to receive the image data; perform optical character recognition on the image data to determine a quantity of a currently set dose of medicament; cause display of the quantity of the currently set dose; process the image data to identify one or more characteristics of the number sleeve; determine from the identified characteristics whether the currently set dose is a permitted dose; and if the currently set dose is not a permitted dose, cause an indication that the currently set dose is not a permitted dose.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 29, 2020
    Publication date: March 11, 2021
    Inventor: Stephan Riedel
  • Patent number: 10888667
    Abstract: A supplementary device for a manually operable injection device, the supplementary device including a body having at least one engaging member to releasably mount the body to the injection device in a specific position on an outside surface of the injection device, and at least one indicator located on the body and having a shape or contour to overlap or to align with a mark on the outside surface of the injection device when the body is in or near the specific position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GMBH
    Inventors: Stephan Riedel, Pauline Mannechez
  • Patent number: 10874802
    Abstract: A data collection device comprises: a first portion having one or more features configured for attaching of the first portion to a dosage knob of an injection device; a second portion rotatably coupled with the first portion, wherein at least part of the second portion is movable axially relative to the first portion; a sensor arrangement configured to detect rotation of the first portion relative to the second portion; and a processor arrangement configured to, based on said detected movement, determine a medicament amount expelled by the injection device, wherein the coupling arrangement is configured to provide a non-permanent coupling between the first portion and the dosage knob of the injection device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: Sanofi-Aventis Deustschland GMBH
    Inventors: Maurice Toporek, Matthias Felber, Christoph Matthias Gugl, Marcus-Meinolf Dittrich, Christian Nessel, Stephan Riedel, Armin Koller, Alexander Heinrich, Florian Eberli, Philipp Muller, Sven Zwicker
  • Publication number: 20200397992
    Abstract: Described is an actuation mechanism for a medicament delivery device having a needle with a distal tip. The actuation mechanism comprises an outer sleeve telescopically relative to the delivery device and an inner sleeve telescopically arranged relative to the outer sleeve. The outer sleeve is axially translatable relative to the delivery device, and the inner sleeve is axially translatable relative to the outer sleeve. In a first state, the inner sleeve protrudes distally from the outer sleeve and the outer sleeve protrudes distally from the delivery device. In a second state, the inner sleeve is contained within the outer sleeve. Movement of the outer sleeve proximally relative to the delivery device in the second state initiates delivery of a medicament in the delivery device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 3, 2020
    Publication date: December 24, 2020
    Inventor: Stephan Riedel
  • Publication number: 20200384214
    Abstract: Described is a medicament delivery device comprising a case adapted to hold a container with a medicament and having a needle, a needle sleeve telescopically coupled to the case and having a first extended position relative to the case in which the needle is covered, a retracted position relative to the case in which the needle is exposed, and a second extended position relative to the case in which the needle is covered, a first indicia disposed on the needle sleeve which is visible in the first extended position and the second extended position, and a second indicia disposed on the needle sleeve and not visible in the first extended position and visible the second extended position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 24, 2020
    Publication date: December 10, 2020
    Inventors: Stephan Riedel, Steffen Raab, Kerstine Hemmann, Michael Caspers, Katja Hoerhold, Daniel Kerkow
  • Publication number: 20200384213
    Abstract: Described is a medicament delivery device comprising a case adapted to hold a container with a medicament and having a needle, a needle sleeve telescopically coupled to the case and having a first extended position relative to the case in which the needle is covered, a retracted position relative to the case in which the needle is exposed, and a second extended position relative to the case in which the needle is covered, a first indicia disposed on the needle sleeve which is visible in the first extended position and the second extended position, and a second indicia disposed on the needle sleeve and not visible in the first extended position and visible the second extended position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 24, 2020
    Publication date: December 10, 2020
    Inventors: Stephan Riedel, Steffen Raab, Kerstine Hemmann, Michael Caspers, Katja Hoerhold, Daniel Kerkow
  • Publication number: 20200384205
    Abstract: A data collection device comprises: a first portion having one or more features configured for attaching of the first portion to a dosage knob of an injection device; a second portion rotatably coupled with the first portion, wherein at least part of the second portion is movable axially relative to the first portion; a sensor arrangement configured to detect rotation of the first portion relative to the second portion; and a processor arrangement configured to, based on said detected movement, determine a medicament amount expelled by the injection device, wherein the coupling arrangement is configured to provide a non-permanent coupling between the first portion and the dosage knob of the injection device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 24, 2020
    Publication date: December 10, 2020
    Inventors: Maurice Toporek, Matthias Felber, Christoph Matthias Gugl, Marcus-Meinolf Dittrich, Christian Nessel, Stephan Riedel, Armin Koller, Alexander Heinrich, Florian Eberli, Philipp Muller, Sven Zwicker
  • Publication number: 20200353176
    Abstract: A data collection device comprises: a first portion having one or more features configured for attaching of the first portion to a dosage knob of an injection device; a second portion rotatably coupled with the first portion, wherein at least part of the second portion is movable axially relative to the first portion; a sensor arrangement configured to detect rotation of the first portion relative to the second portion; and a processor arrangement configured to, based on said detected movement, determine a medicament amount expelled by the injection device, wherein the coupling arrangement is configured to provide a non-permanent coupling between the first portion and the dosage knob of the injection device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 24, 2020
    Publication date: November 12, 2020
    Inventors: Maurice Toporek, Matthias Felber, Christoph Gugl, Marcus-Meinolf Dittrich, Christian Nessel, Stephan Riedel, Armin Koller, Alexander Heinrich, Florian Eberli, Philipp Muller, Sven Zwicker
  • Patent number: 10814070
    Abstract: Described is a needle shield remover (6) comprising a needle cap (5), a carrier sheath (6.2) axially slidably disposed in the needle cap (5) and adapted to engage a needle shield (4) disposed on a needle (3), and a grip (6.1) transversely slidably disposed in the needle cap (5) and adapted to engage the carrier sheath (6.2) to displace the carrier sheath (6.2) and the needle shield (4) axially relative to the needle cap (5).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GMBH
    Inventors: Stephan Riedel, Uwe Dasbach
  • Patent number: 10796791
    Abstract: A method of recording a medicament dose using a data collection device comprises capturing, by a video camera of said data collection device, a video showing a medicament dose indicator of a medicament delivery device, adjusting a scale of an image of said medicament dose indicator in said video, adjusting said image for skew of one or more characters displayed on a component of the medicament delivery device in said video, determining the position of at least one of said one or more characters in the image, identifying the at least one character using optical character recognition and determining a medicament dose shown by the medicament dose indicator based on a result of said optical character recognition. The method may include determining whether more than one delivery of medicament is recorded in the video and, if so, whether said more than one delivery includes one or more prime shots, so that an overall dosage delivered to a user may be determined based on multiple determined medicament doses.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GMBH
    Inventors: Stephan Riedel, Till Gerken
  • Publication number: 20200306449
    Abstract: Described is an actuation mechanism for a medicament delivery device having a needle with a distal tip. The actuation mechanism comprises an outer sleeve telescopically relative to the delivery device and an inner sleeve telescopically arranged relative to the outer sleeve. The outer sleeve is axially translatable relative to the delivery device, and the inner sleeve is axially translatable relative to the outer sleeve. In a first state, the inner sleeve protrudes distally from the outer sleeve and the outer sleeve protrudes distally from the delivery device. In a second state, the inner sleeve is contained within the outer sleeve. Movement of the outer sleeve proximally relative to the delivery device in the second state initiates delivery of a medicament in the delivery device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 3, 2020
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Inventor: Stephan Riedel
  • Patent number: 10786627
    Abstract: Apparatus configured to assist a user in correctly positioning the apparatus on a drug delivery device, the apparatus comprising: attachment means for attaching the apparatus to the drug delivery device; an imaging arrangement for capturing at least one image of a portion of a delivery device; a processor for processing the captured at least one image to determine a position of the apparatus relative to the drug delivery device and to determine a manner in which the apparatus should be moved in order to correctly position the apparatus on the drug delivery device; and a display for displaying an indication of the manner in which the apparatus should be moved in order to correctly position the apparatus on the drug delivery device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GMBH
    Inventors: Stephan Riedel, Alexander Allerdings
  • Patent number: 10773026
    Abstract: A data collection device comprises: a first portion having one or more features configured for attaching of the first portion to a dosage knob of an injection device; a second portion rotatably coupled with the first portion, wherein at least part of the second portion is movable axially relative to the first portion; a sensor arrangement configured to detect rotation of the first portion relative to the second portion; and a processor arrangement configured to, based on said detected movement, determine a medicament amount expelled by the injection device, wherein the coupling arrangement is configured to provide a non-permanent coupling between the first portion and the dosage knob of the injection device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: Sanofi-Aventis Deustschland GMBH
    Inventors: Maurice Toporek, Matthias Felber, Christoph Gugl, Marcus-Meinolf Dittrich, Christian Nessel, Stephan Riedel, Armin Koller, Alexander Heinrich, Florian Eberli, Philipp Muller, Sven Zwicker
  • Patent number: 10773033
    Abstract: Described is a medicament delivery device comprising a case adapted to hold a container with a medicament and having a needle, a needle sleeve telescopically coupled to the case and having a first extended position relative to the case in which the needle is covered, a retracted position relative to the case in which the needle is exposed, and a second extended position relative to the case in which the needle is covered, a first indicia disposed on the needle sleeve which is visible in the first extended position and the second extended position, and a second indicia disposed on the needle sleeve and not visible in the first extended position and visible the second extended position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GMBH
    Inventors: Stephan Riedel, Steffen Raab, Kerstine Hemmann, Michael Caspers, Katja Hoerhold, Daniel Kerkow
  • Patent number: 10675408
    Abstract: Described is an actuation mechanism for a medicament delivery device having a needle with a distal tip. The actuation mechanism comprises an outer sleeve telescopically relative to the delivery device and an inner sleeve telescopically arranged relative to the outer sleeve. The outer sleeve is axially translatable relative to the delivery device, and the inner sleeve is axially translatable relative to the outer sleeve. In a first state, the inner sleeve protrudes distally from the outer sleeve and the outer sleeve protrudes distally from the delivery device. In a second state, the inner sleeve is contained within the outer sleeve. Movement of the outer sleeve proximally relative to the delivery device in the second state initiates delivery of a medicament in the delivery device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GMBH
    Inventor: Stephan Riedel
  • Publication number: 20200147315
    Abstract: A data collection device comprises: a first portion having one or more features configured for attaching of the first portion to a dosage knob of an injection device; a second portion rotatably coupled with the first portion, wherein at least part of the second portion is movable axially relative to the first portion; a sensor arrangement configured to detect rotation of the first portion relative to the second portion; and a processor arrangement configured to, based on said detected movement, determine a medicament amount expelled by the injection device, wherein the coupling arrangement is configured to provide a non-permanent coupling between the first portion and the dosage knob of the injection device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 14, 2020
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Inventors: Maurice Toporek, Matthias Felber, Christoph Gugl, Marcus-Meinolf Dittrich, Christian Nessel, Stephan Riedel, Armin Koller, Alexander Heinrich, Florian Eberli, Philipp Muller, Sven Zwicker
  • Patent number: 10463794
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to an operation aid for a medication delivery device, which is configured to alleviate the operation of an actuator of the medication delivery device. Furthermore, a system comprising a medication delivery device and an operation aid is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 26, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GMBH
    Inventors: Stephan Riedel, Stefan Wendland, Stephen David Butler, Mark Phillip Horlock
  • Publication number: 20190247584
    Abstract: A supplementary device for attachment to a drug delivery device is provided. The device includes an attachment mechanism for coupling the supplementary device to the drug delivery device, an imaging arrangement for providing image data representing a captured image of one or more numbers present on a number sleeve of the drug delivery device and a processor arrangement. The processor arrangement is configured to receive the image data; perform optical character recognition on the image data to determine a quantity of a currently set dose of medicament; cause display of the quantity of the currently set dose; process the image data to identify one or more characteristics of the number sleeve; determine from the identified characteristics whether the currently set dose is a permitted dose; and if the currently set dose is not a permitted dose, cause an indication that the currently set dose is not a permitted dose.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 24, 2017
    Publication date: August 15, 2019
    Inventor: Stephan Riedel