Zimmer Biomet entered into a license agreement for use of two patent families created by Dr. Peter Bonutti. U.S. Patent No. 9,301,845 supports ZBH's Persona® Personalized and NexGen® Complete knee systems, while. U.S. Patent Nos. 9,629,687 and 9,585,725 support the development of the Rosa® robotic total knee application.
Bonutti Research was issued the latter two patents just last month, covering technology related to robotic unicompartmental, bicompartmental and total knee arthroplasty, as well as robotic arthroplasty linking robotic systems and computer navigation.
Sources: Bonutti Research; ORTHOWORLD Inc.