KFx Medical Awarded Patent for Self-Punching Orthopaedic Anchors

By Julie A. Vetalice

KFx Medical was awarded a third patent (U.S. Patent No. 9,414,835) for self-punching/self-tapping orthopaedic anchors, designed to eliminate the need to drill a hole prior to insertion.

The ‘835 patent is a subject among KFx’s pending patent infringement suit against Arthrex. In January 2016, it was announced that a U.S. Federal Court had dismissed all of Arthrex's claims against KFx Medical in a suit filed in 3Q15.

Sources: KFx Medical, ORTHOWORLD Inc.

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