The U.S. Patent Office issued to Bonutti Research patents No. 9,269,987 and 9,585,725 for technology related to robotic unicompartmental, bicompartmental and total knee arthroplasty, as well as robotic arthroplasty linking robotic systems and computer navigation.
This builds on Bonutti's existing family of 14 patents in robotics, knee arthroplasty and computer navigation. The company's patent portfolio of technologies involving diagnostics, MRI, minimal invasive access, balloon dissection and knotless suture anchors have resulted in 730 license agreements with 25 medical device companies.
Sources: Bonutti Research; ORTHOWORLD Inc.