Patent

October 15, 2021

New U.S. Patent Approval for Episurf Medical

New U.S. Patent Approval for Episurf Medical
The patent is titled Determination and visualization of damage to an anatomical joint and relates to 3D-based assessment of joint lesions.
October 5, 2021

Biorez Awarded Four New Patents for BioBrace

Biorez Awarded Four New Patents for BioBrace
The BioBrace Implant is a biocomposite soft tissue scaffold intended to reinforce soft tissue repair and promote healing.
June 10, 2021

New Chinese Patent Approval for Episurf Medical

New Chinese Patent Approval for Episurf Medical
The patent is within the area of individualized surgical instruments with a focus on the drill guide for the Episealer Femoral Twin implant.
March 31, 2021

New U.S. Patent Approval for Episurf Medical

New U.S. Patent Approval for Episurf Medical
The patent relates to surgical instruments in the Episealer Talus technology for the ankle. This is the first approval in this specific patent family.
March 31, 2021

Life Spine Announces Issuance of 200th Patent

Life Spine Announces Issuance of 200th Patent
Life Spine's IP portfolio comprises over 265 patents and applications with a strong position around expandable technology.
March 16, 2021

Ortoma Granted Patent for Surgical Planning

Ortoma Granted Patent for Surgical Planning
The U.S. patent protects the Ortoma Guide system, including accessories for navigated surgery.
March 10, 2021

HD LifeSciences Issued New U.S. Patent

HD LifeSciences Issued New U.S. Patent
The patent relates to a load-bearing low stiffness lattice structure and tailoring these properties to a specific purpose, like 3D-printed titanium cages.
January 28, 2021

New U.S. Patent Approval for Episurf Medical

New U.S. Patent Approval for Episurf Medical
The patent relates to processes for individualized design with a focus on an insertion tool for the Episealer implants.
October 14, 2020

ReVivo Medical Receives 13th Patent

ReVivo Medical Receives 13th Patent
ReVivo Medical is developing elastic micro-motion implantable spinal devices.
October 6, 2020

Aurora Spine Issued Patent for DEXA Technology

Aurora Spine Issued Patent for DEXA Technology
The U.S. patent, "Body Density Scan Result-Matched Orthopedic Implants and Methods of Use,” relates to DEXA technology patient-matched implant technology.
July 22, 2020

Kuros Biosciences Granted Patents in Europe and Japan

Kuros Biosciences Granted Patents in Europe and Japan
The patents cover combinations of polymers and granular materials and further expand Kuros' patent portfolio relating to its MagnetOs product.
July 16, 2020

Implanet JAZZ Cap Patented in Japan

Implanet JAZZ Cap Patented in Japan
JAZZ Cap pedicle screw fixation technology is now protected in the United States, Europe and Japan. JAZZ Cap is CE Mark approved and FDA 510(k) cleared.
July 14, 2020

Episurf Medical Gains New European Patent Approval

Episurf Medical Gains New European Patent Approval
The patent covers parts of the surgical instruments that, together with the Episealer implants and imaging technology, form the Episealer technology.
July 8, 2020

HAPPE Spine Gains Additional U.S. Patent

HAPPE Spine Gains Additional U.S. Patent
The patent claims provide broad protections for material and manufacturing that support fully porous, bioactive polyetheretherketone technology.
June 22, 2020

New Swedish Patent Approval for Episurf Medical

New Swedish Patent Approval for Episurf Medical
This patent covers combinations of implant bulk and coating materials, to protect specific features of Episurf's Episealer® technology.
June 18, 2020

New Japanese Patent Approval for Episurf Medical

New Japanese Patent Approval for Episurf Medical
The company continues to build its patent portfolio in the region, protecting various elements of treating and visualizing joint damage.
June 8, 2020

Episurf Medical to Gain Additional European Patent

The patent is titled “System and method for creating a decision support material indicating damage to an anatomical joint.”
May 28, 2020

Conformis Settles Patent Dispute with Zimmer Biomet

Conformis Settles Patent Dispute with Zimmer Biomet
Conformis and Zimmer Biomet settled disputes related to patient-specific instrument patents for use with off-the-shelf knee, hip and shoulder implants.
April 7, 2020

BBS-Bioactive Bone Substitutes Granted U.S. Patent

BBS-Bioactive Bone Substitutes Granted U.S. Patent
BBS-Bioactive Bone Substitutes' patent application protecting ARTEBONE® bone graft substitute has been accepted in the U.S. 
March 26, 2020

Episurf Granted Additional U.S. Patent

Episurf Granted Additional U.S. Patent
Episurf Medical received another Notice of Allowance for a U.S. patent that addresses devices and processes to facilitate treatment of joint lesions with osteochondral grafts.
March 23, 2020

Safe Orthopaedics’ Key Patents Confirmed in Europe

Safe Orthopaedics’ Key Patents Confirmed in Europe
The European Patent Office confirmed the strength of certain of Safe Orthopaedics' patents following an opposition procedure by Neo Medical.
March 18, 2020

Kuros Strengthens Orthobiologics Patent Portfolio

Kuros Strengthens Orthobiologics Patent Portfolio
Kuros Biosurgery was granted U.S. patents related to the MagnetOs product line and parathyroid hormones containing matrices for spinal fusion.
January 7, 2020

Medicrea Awarded 7 New U.S. Patents

Medicrea Awarded 7 New U.S. Patents
Medicrea was issued seven additional U.S. patents related to its proprietary UNiD™ Adaptive Spine Intelligence technology platform.
January 6, 2020

Episurf Medical Patent and Regulatory Updates

Episurf Medical Patent and Regulatory Updates
Episurf Medical received an additional patent in China relative to the Episealer® Femoral Twin joint implant design process and expects to obtain CE Mark Approval for the Episealer Talus ankle implant.
January 6, 2020

PERCEIVE3D Update on Computer-Aided Surgery Solutions

PERCEIVE3D Update on Computer-Aided Surgery Solutions
PERCEIVE3D was granted two new patents protecting its surgical navigation technology that combines video-based tracking with Augmented Reality to provide guidance in arthroscopic and open orthopedic surgery.
December 13, 2019

Episurf Granted Additional U.S. Patent

Episurf Medical received an additional U.S. patent, “Implant specific drill bit in surgical kit for cartilage repair.” 
October 22, 2019

ARTEBONE Patent Application Accepted in Canada

BBS-Bioactive Bone Substitutes' patent application regarding a bone protein preparation has been accepted in Canada.
October 22, 2019

Implanet Granted Patent in Japan for JAZZ Lock

Implanet was granted a patent in Japan for JAZZ Lock® technology, part of its JAZZ™ solutions platform to treat degenerative spine disorders.
October 14, 2019

Episurf Medical Granted Patent Approval in the U.K.

Episurf Medical was issued an Intention to Grant for a patent addressing damage marking technology for use in knee repair.
October 9, 2019

HD LifeSciences Announces Fluid Channels Patent Allowance

HD LifeSciences received a patent allowance notice addressing fluid channel technology employed in its interbody fusion devices. 
September 18, 2019

Stryker Unsuccessful in KFx Medical Patent Challenge

Stryker Unsuccessful in KFx Medical Patent Challenge
The U.S. Patent Trial and Appeal Board denied Stryker's request for an inter partes review of challenged claims in a suit pertaining to KFx Medical's suture anchors.
June 19, 2019

New European Patent Approval for Episurf Medical

Episurf Medical will be granted an additional European patent covering specific features for accurate placement of individualized joint implants.
June 17, 2019

Medicrea Awarded Additional U.S. Patents

Medicrea was allowed three new U.S. patents relating to the company's proprietary UNiD® Adaptive Spine Intelligence software platform.
June 11, 2019

Episurf Medical Gaining New Patent in Japan

Episurf Medical will be granted an additional patent in Japan protecting its Episealer® Femoral Twin joint implant.
April 16, 2019

RepliCel Secures New Patents for Tendon Repair Technology

Replicel was granted patents in China, Europe and Russia addressing the use of fibroblast cell technology to treat chronically damaged tendons. 
March 28, 2019

SpineEX Issued New U.S. Patent

SpineEX was issued its second U.S. patent, addressing a novel mechanism to adjust posterior and anterior sides of an interbody fusion device independently of each other. 
March 5, 2019

KATOR U.S. Patent Portfolio Continues to Grow

KATOR has been granted additional U.S. patents related to the KATOR® Knotless Suture Anchor and the BoneStitch Transosseous Suture Passer.
February 11, 2019

SpinalCyte Gains Additional Canadian Patent

SpinalCyte was issued a new patent in Canada, related to subjecting fibroblast cells to specific environments to differentiate into chondrocytes for use in joints and spinal discs.
January 22, 2019

Ziptek Patent Update

Ziptek received a second patent on the ZipE® resorbable locking suture button.
January 3, 2019

Episurf Medical Gains Another US Patent

Episurf Medical received another Notice of Allowance from the USPTO, addressing image segmentation used for 3D joint damage visualization as well as the design of patient-specific implants and instruments.
November 16, 2018

Aurora Spine Gains Access to SI Fusion Patent

Aurora Spine acquired an exclusive license to a U.S. patent pertinent to sacroiliac joint repair.
October 10, 2018

Episurf Medical Granted Additional Patent in China

Episurf Medical was granted a new patent in China covering the drill guide for the Episealer® Femoral Twin implant.
August 29, 2018

Episurf Gains Patent Approvals in Australia, Canada

Episurf Medical was granted its first patent in Canada (Episealer® Femoral Twin implant) and an additional patent in Australia (3D-based assessment of joint lesions).
August 3, 2018

Episurf Gains Patent Approvals in Australia, U.S.

Episurf Medical was granted additional patents in Australia and the U.S., protecting features of its Episealer® personalized cartilage implant technology.
July 26, 2018

206 Ortho Granted US Patent for Biocompatible Composite

206 Ortho was issued a U.S. patent covering a new bio-inspired composite and implants that could fix broken bones without the need for implant removal. 
July 9, 2018

Episurf Medical to Gain Japan Patent

The Japanese Patent Office is granting another patent to Episurf Medical, titled "Method and Mode for Manufacturing a Surgical Kit for Cartilage Repair." 
June 1, 2018

iOrthopedics Reports Patent Awards and Allowances

iOrthopedics has received patent awards and allowances for its Universally Expanding Cage, giving exclusive rights in the expandable interbody arena.
May 23, 2018

Ortho RTi Allowed Second European Patent for Ortho-R Technology

Ortho Regenerative Technologies received a Notice of Allowance from the EU Patent Office, which will protect the formulation of Ortho-R biopolymer for the biologic repair of tissue.   
May 22, 2018

Episurf Medical to Gain Another EU Patent

Episurf Medical will be granted approval for an EU patent addressing a drill guide for use with the Episealer® Femoral Twin implant.
April 17, 2018

iOrthopedics Files Additional US Patent Application

iOrthopedics filed another U.S. patent application on the Universally Expanding Cage, protecting its novel design that supports customized reconstructive spinal surgery.
April 11, 2018

iOrthopedics Awarded IP Validation

iOrthopedics was awarded U.S. Patent No. 9,861,494 for a Universally Expanding Spine cage.
March 8, 2018

Ortho RTi Receives Notice of Allowance for European Patent

Ortho Regenerative Technologies received an EU Notice of Allowance for a patent that will protect the composition of Ortho-R biopolymer for soft tissue repair.
March 5, 2018

Spineology Receives USPTO Notice for Duo LIF Implant

Spineology received a Notice of Allowance from the USPTO that includes three independent device claims covering the Duo intervertebral implant
February 27, 2018

Simplify Medical Receives 50th US Patent

Simplify Medical received its 50th U.S. patent, addressing the low-profile and anatomically-shaped design of its Simplify® cervical disc replacement.
February 14, 2018

TranS1 Granted Three New Patents

TranS1 was granted patents addressing presacral interbody fusion technologies, including new expandable cages and a new sacroiliac fusion technique.
February 9, 2018

Episurf Gains U.S. Patent for 3D Assessment Tool

Episurf Medical received a Notice of Allowance from the USPTO addressing 3D-based assessment of joint lesions.
January 31, 2018

Advanced Biomedical Technologies Gains Patent for Polyamide Plate

Advanced Biomedical Technologies was granted a patent, titled "Bone Fracture Plate Made of High Grade Polymer Materials," in The People's Republic of China.
January 17, 2018

Merete Awarded Patent for 1 Compression Locking Hole Plate

Merete was issued a new U.S. patent addressing a bone plate that provides constant compression and locking with a single-hole, one-screw design.
December 18, 2017

Episurf Medical Gains Additional Australia Patent

Episurf Medical was issued a Notice of Allowance for an additional patent in Australia, titled “Method and mode for manufacturing a surgical kit for cartilage repair.”
December 15, 2017

Orthocell Granted European Tendon Regeneration Patent

Orthocell was granted a European Patent covering the manufacture of tendon regeneration cells used to form the Ortho-ATI® Autologous Tenocyte Implantation product.
September 21, 2017

SpinalCyte Receives Australian Patent for Cartilage Repair

SpinalCyte was issued Australian Patent No. 2015202319, “Methods and Compositions for Repair of Cartilage Using an In Vivo Bioreactor.”
September 19, 2017

Band-LOK Patents for Tether Clamp and Implantation System

Band-LOK was allowed two U.S. patents on its proprietary Tether Clamp and Implantation System, a stabilizing bone anchor for use in orthopaedic procedures.
August 4, 2017

SurGenTec GRAFTGUN Receives U.S. Patent for Post-Filling Cages

SurGenTec was issued a U.S. patent protecting its Graftgun® bone graft loading technology used to post-fill all types of implantable cages in situ, including expandable designs.
June 21, 2017

Creative Medical Expands IP for its Cell-based Lower Back Pain Treatment

Creative Medical filed two patent applications regarding use of immune system cells to stimulate blood vessel formation for the treatment of lower back pain, and to support intradiscal stem cell administration to treat degenerative disc disease.
June 8, 2017

Creative Medical Seeks to Augment MSC Therapies for Low Back Pain

Creative Medical Technology filed a patent application covering synergy between intradiscal stem cell injections and stimulation of blood vessel formation around the spine.
May 25, 2017

SurGenTec Receives US Patent for GRAFTGUN

SurGenTec was granted U.S. Patent No. 9,655,748, Bone Graft Delivery System and Method for Using Same, pertaining to the GRAFTGUN® device.
May 9, 2017

Episurf Medical Granted Additional US Patent

Episurf Medical was granted a U.S. patent covering its surgical drill guide with depth adjustment functionality, part of the Episealer® joint implant system.
May 4, 2017

TheraCell Issued U.S. Patent for Enhanced Cancellous Bone

TheraCell was issued U.S. Patent No. 9,636,436, "Compositions of and Methods for Cancellous Bone Matrix," addressing its ECS™ enhanced cancellous demineralized bone technology.
April 27, 2017

Providence Medical Technology Issued Additional U.S. Patents

Providence Medical Technology was issued four additional U.S. patents relating to DTRAX® and CAVUX® posterior cervical spinal fixation technologies.
April 27, 2017

SpinalCyte Receives New Australian Patent

SpinalCyte was issued Australian Patent No. 2013299505, “Generation of Cartilage Ex Vivo from Fibroblasts.”
April 12, 2017

Aurora Spine Issued U.S. Patent for Polyaxial ZIP

Aurora Spine was issued U.S. Patent No. 9,603,637, "Polyaxial Interspinous Fusion Implant and Bone Growth Stimulation System." 
April 7, 2017

Episurf Medical Granted Additional Australia Patent

Episurf Medical was granted an additional patent in Australia, relative to a drill bit used to implant Episealer® knee devices.
March 1, 2017

Implanet Granted French Patent for Jazz Lock

Implanet was granted a patent in France, addressing the JAZZ Lock® band implant for the treatment of degenerative spinal disorders.
February 14, 2017

Episurf Obtains Patents in China

In 2Q17, Episurf Medical will be granted two patents in China for its implant-specific drill bit and height adjustment drill guide.
February 7, 2017

SpineGuard’s Dynamic Surgical Guidance Granted New US Patent

SpineGuard was granted a U.S. patent for Dynamic Surgical Guidance™ (DSG) technology addressing the application of bone quality measurement.
February 3, 2017

Vexim Granted Patents in China and Japan

Vexim expanded its SpineJack® patent portfolio in Asia with the issuance of new patents in Japan and China. Further, the company is initiating biological and mechanical qualifying tests required to register its products by the China FDA.
January 26, 2017

BioPoly Granted Two New US Patents

BioPoly was granted two additional U.S. patents addressing its material, orthopaedic devices and methods of implantation. 
January 26, 2017

VTI Granted US Patent for Modular Motion Preserving Spinal Implant

Vertebral Technologies was granted a U.S. patent addressing modular, in vivo assembly technology and its motion preservation InterCushion® pipeline product.
January 26, 2017

Sirakoss Receives US Patents for Bone Graft Technologies

SIRAKOSS was granted two U.S. patents covering synthetic bone graft technologies, and seeks to raise £3.5MM to £5.0MM in support of U.S. and EU regulatory approvals.
January 17, 2017

Aurora Spine Issued U.S. Patent Related to Polyaxial ZIP Technology

Aurora Spine announced the allowance of U.S. Patent Application No. 14/732,240, "Polyaxial Interspinous Fusion Implant and Bone Growth Stimulation System.” 
January 13, 2017

New U.S. Patent for Osseon Steerable Devices

Osseon received U.S. Patent No. 9,510,885 for a Steerable and Curvable Cavity Creation System, used in the treatment of spinal compression fractures.
January 11, 2017

Spinal Simplicity: Six New Patents Granted in 2016

Six new patents were granted to Spinal Simplicity in 2016, bringing its portfolio to 52 globally. A new Notice of Allowance in 2017 brings the company's U.S. patent total to 16.
December 8, 2016

Bodycad Awarded U.S. Patents

Bodycad was awarded two U.S. patents for improving the accuracy, reproducibility and speed for 3D constructs via MRI and CD images in long and small bone orthopaedic applications.
October 26, 2016

TheraCell and AlloSource Issued U.S. Patent for Bone Fiber Technology

TheraCell announced pending issuance of a U.S. patent for DBF™ demineralized bone fiber, part of AlloSource's AlloFuse® Cortical Fibers and AlloFuse® Fiber Boats.
October 6, 2016

Amedica Awarded New U.S. Patent

Amedica was awarded U.S. Patent No. 9,399,309 for threading sinterable materials, covering methods used for spinal fusion or other biomedical implants.
September 15, 2016

Episurf Medical Granted First Patent in Australia

Episurf Medical received its first granted patent in Australia, covering a surgical drilling guide that supports depth adjustments for use in implantation of patient-specific joint implants.
August 26, 2016

KFx Medical Awarded Patent for Self-Punching Orthopaedic Anchors

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.
June 22, 2016

Aurora Spine Issued U.S. Patent Related to ZIP MIS Devices

Aurora Spine was issued U.S. Patent No. 9,364,264, "Dynamic and Non-Dynamic Interspinous Fusion Implant and Bone Growth Stimulation System," covering ZIP® devices including ZIP Ultra®, ZIP 51™, ZIP LP™, Dyna-ZIP™, etc.
June 22, 2016

MedShape Invalidates Cayenne Medical Patent Claims

MedShape announced that a U.S. District Court ruled to invalidate key claims of a Cayenne Medical patent. Cayenne Medical agreed to withdraw allegations of patent infringement and end litigation on the matter, and MedShape withdrew challenges to the validity of Cayenne Medical's patent claims.
April 26, 2016

Pinnacle Spine Granted Chinese Patent for InFill Spinal Fusion Technology

The Chinese Patent Office is issuing Patent Application No. 201180020517.1, "Intervertebral Implants and Graft Delivery Systems and Methods," as an enforceable patent for Pinnacle Spine, covering InFill® fusion technology.
February 29, 2016

BioPoly Receives Patent for Implantation Method

BioPoly was granted a U.S. patent protecting the implantation method of BioPoly® partial resurfacing devices.
February 25, 2016

Episurf Granted U.S. Patent

Episurf Medical was granted a U.S. patent covering a method to manufacture patient-specific joint implants and associated surgical tools.
February 16, 2016

Silver Bullet Therapeutics Grows IP Portfolio

Silver Bullet Therapeutics was allowed a U.S. patent, "Bone Implants for the Treatment of Infection." 
January 19, 2016

AlloSource Receives Patent for ProChondrix Cartilage Repair Product

AlloSource was awarded U.S. Patent No. 9,186,253, Cartilage mosaic compositions and methods, for its ProChondrix® Cartilage Restoration Matrix allograft product.