US Patent No: 4,510,295

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Absorbable polymers of substituted benzoic acid

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Absorbable, radiation sterilizable polymers, useful as sutures and other medical and surgical devices, are produced from polyesters of substituted benzoic acid, dihydric alcohols, and glycolide and/or lactide.

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ETHICON, INC.SOMERVILLE, NJ1303

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Bezwada, Rao S Whitehouse Station, NJ 129 4353
Jamiolkowski, Dennis D Long Valley, NJ 119 6315
Shalaby, Shalaby W Mountainville, NJ 224 4327

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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (1)
* 2006/0058,570 Radioactive member and method of making 15 2005
 
Medi-Physics, Inc. (3)
6,905,455 Radioactive member and method of making 24 2001
7,547,274 Radioactive member and method of making 0 2005
8,033,981 Radioactive member and method of making 0 2009
 
Eckert & Ziegler Debig S.A. (1)
8,790,235 Devices to resist migration and rotation of implants used in brachytherapy and other radiation therapy 0 2009
 
THERAGENICS CORPORATION (11)
7,874,974 Delivery system and method for interstitial radiation therapy 2 2005
7,972,261 Devices to resist migration and rotation of implants used in brachytherapy and other radiation therapy 2 2006
* 2007/0021,642 Devices to resist migration and rotation of implants used in brachytherapy and other radiation therapy 35 2006
7,878,964 Echogenic spacers and strands 0 2006
7,874,976 Echogenic strands and spacers therein 0 2006
8,114,007 Implants for use in brachytherapy and other radiation therapy that resist migration and rotation 1 2008
* 2009/0099,402 IMPLANTS FOR USE IN BRACHYTHERAPY AND OTHER RADIATION THERAPY THAT RESIST MIGRATION AND ROTATION 1 2008
8,192,345 Cartridge for use with brachytherapy applicator 2 2009
8,021,291 Markers for use in brachytherapy and other radiation therapy that resist migration and rotation 1 2009
8,187,159 Therapeutic member including a rail used in brachytherapy and other radiation therapy 1 2009
8,795,146 Implants including spacers for use in brachytherapy and other radiation therapy that resist migration and rotation 0 2010
 
ETHICON, INC. (22)
* 5,264,540 Aromatic polyanhydrides 58 1992
* 5,464,929 Absorbable polyoxaesters 154 1995
* 5,595,751 Absorbable polyoxaesters containing amines and/or amido groups 114 1996
* 5,648,088 Blends of absorbable polyoxaesters containing amines and/or amide groups 108 1996
* 5,618,552 Absorbable polyoxaesters 131 1996
* 5,607,687 Polymer blends containing absorbable polyoxaesters 128 1996
* 5,597,579 Blends of absorbable polyoxaamides 114 1996
* 5,620,698 Blends of absorbable polyoxaesters containing amines and/or amido groups 111 1996
* 5,645,850 Blending containing absorbable polyoxaamides 111 1996
* 5,962,023 Hydrogels containing absorbable polyoxaamides 15 1996
* 5,700,583 Hydrogels of absorbable polyoxaesters containing amines or amido groups 119 1996
* 5,698,213 Hydrogels of absorbable polyoxaesters 158 1996
* 5,859,150 Prepolymers of absorbable polyoxaesters 123 1997
* 5,844,017 Prepolymers of absorbable polyoxaesters containing amines and/or amido groups 8 1997
* 6,147,168 Copolymers of absorbable polyoxaesters 24 1998
* 6,100,346 Copolymers of polyoxaamides 35 1998
* 6,074,660 Absorbable polyoxaesters containing amines and/ or amido groups 27 1998
6,403,655 Method of preventing adhesions with absorbable polyoxaesters 13 1999
6,224,894 Copolymers of absorbable polyoxaesters 72 2000
6,932,974 Method of preventing adhesions with absorbable polyoxaesters 5 2001
6,458,385 Hydrogels containing absorbable polyoxaamides 6 2001
* 6,372,256 Hydrogels containing absorbable polyoxaamides 7 2001
 
MICROSPHERIX LLC (2)
8,470,294 Flexible and/or elastic brachytherapy seed or strand 0 2010
8,821,835 Flexible and/or elastic brachytherapy seed or strand 0 2013
 
MITSUBISHI KASEI CORPORATION (2)
* 4,959,421 Copolymerized polyester having excellent transparency and gas barrier properties 12 1989
* 5,030,705 Copolymerized polyester from phenylene di(oxyaceteic acid) and isophthalic acid 5 1990
 
EASTMAN CHEMICAL COMPANY (2)
* 4,841,012 Polyesters with improved gas barrier properties 1 1988
* 4,959,446 Polyamide with improved gas barrier properties from cyclo-alkylidene bisphenoxy diacetic acid 1 1989
 
ECKERT & ZIEGLER BEBIG S.A. (6)
8,066,627 Delivery system and method for interstitial radiation therapy using strands constructed with extruded strand housings 1 2006
* 2006/0235,365 Delivery system and method for interstitial radiation therapy using strands constructed with extruded strand housings 17 2006
7,988,611 After-loader for positioning implants for needle delivery in brachytherapy and other radiation therapy 0 2006
7,985,172 After-loader devices and kits 0 2007
* 2009/0216,063 BIO-ABSORBABLE BRACHYTHERAPY STRANDS 0 2009
* 2009/0149,692 IMPLANTS FOR USE IN BRACHYTHERAPY AND OTHER RADIATION THERAPY THAT RESIST MIGRATION AND ROTATION 0 2009
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