Cartilage repair unit

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PATENT NO 5769899
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A bio-absorbable cartilage repair system for regenerating damaged or destroyed articular cartilage on the surface of a bone by establishing a chondrogenic growth-supporting matrix between an area of removed damaged or destroyed articular cartilage and the adjacent healthy cancellous bone. The system is at least one assembly of a bio-absorbable delivery unit, configured and dimensioned to be mounted in both the removed area and the adjacent healthy area, and a porous bio-absorbable insert supported by and in the delivery unit and establishing communication between the removed area and the adjacent healthy area for a chondrogenic growth-supporting matrix. The insert preferably includes a repair factor (e.g., a growth factor, an attachment factor, or both) releasably disposed in the insert to assist in establishing the chondrogenic growth-supporting matrix.

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DEPUY ORTHOPAEDICS, INC.WARSAW, IN159

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Grande, Jr Daniel Anthony Seacliff, NY 1 483
Schwartz, Robert Elliott Old Westbury, NY 1 483

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MUSCULOSKELETAL TRANSPLANT FOUNDATION (10)
7901457 Cartilage allograft plug 40 2003
7488348 Cartilage allograft plug 36 2005
7815926 Implant for articular cartilage repair 13 2006
7837740 Two piece cancellous construct for cartilage repair 33 2007
RE42208 Glue for cartilage repair 27 2008
8221500 Cartilage allograft plug 12 2008
8435551 Cancellous construct with support ring for repair of osteochondral defects 5 2009
8906110 Two piece cancellous construct for cartilage repair 0 2010
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IMDS LLC (2)
* 2010/0318,126 LINE LOCK THREADING SYSTEMS AND METHODS 4 2010
9265498 Compact line locks and methods 0 2013
 
MEDTRONIC PS MEDICAL, INC. (1)
6572623 Method and apparatus for attaching a cranial flap 9 2000
 
BIOMERIX CORPORATION (5)
7763077 Repair of spinal annular defects and annulo-nucleoplasty regeneration 28 2003
7803395 Reticulated elastomeric matrices, their manufacture and use in implantable devices 12 2004
* 2005/0043,816 Reticulated elastomeric matrices, their manufacture and use in implantable devices 47 2004
8801801 At least partially resorbable reticulated elastomeric matrix elements and methods of making same 1 2010
9050176 At least partially resorbable reticulated elastomeric matrix elements and methods of making same 4 2012
 
THE UNIVERSITY OF LIVERPOOL (7)
8268100 Laser-produced porous surface 54 2010
* 2010/0291,286 LASER-PRODUCED POROUS SURFACE 11 2010
9456901 Laser-produced porous structure 0 2010
* 2011/0014,081 LASER-PRODUCED POROUS STRUCTURE 55 2010
9135374 Surface modified unit cell lattice structures for optimized secure freeform fabrication 0 2012
8992703 Laser-produced porous surface 0 2012
9180010 Surface modified unit cell lattice structures for optimized secure freeform fabrication 0 2012
 
Orthogene LLC (3)
6630457 Functionalized derivatives of hyaluronic acid, formation of hydrogels in situ using same, and methods for making and using same 47 1998
7196180 Functionalized derivatives of hyaluronic acid, formation of hydrogels in situ using same, and methods for making and using same 57 2003
* 2004/0072,793 Functionalized derivatives of hyaluronic acid, formation of hydrogels in situ using same, and methods for making and using same 5 2003
 
COVIDIEN LP (3)
6712822 Apparatus and method for the repair of articular cartilage defects 50 2002
8157805 Apparatus and method for the repair of articular cartilage defects 1 2004
* 2004/0181,232 Apparatus and method for the repair of articular cartilage defects 7 2004
 
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (1)
7815826 Manufacturing process, such as three-dimensional printing, including solvent vapor filming and the like 23 2005
 
ChondoSite, LLC (1)
* 2004/0162,622 Cartilage repair plug 28 2003
 
ALLOSOURCE (6)
9289452 Consistent calcium content bone allograft systems and methods 1 2014
9364328 Multi-piece machine graft systems and methods 0 2014
9730796 Composite bone constructs and methods 0 2015
9603710 Methods of manufacturing perforated osteochondral allograft compositions 0 2015
9808558 Allografts combined with tissue derived stem cells for bone healing 0 2015
9486556 Consistent calcium content bone allograft systems and methods 0 2016
 
Ultra Tec Manufacturing, Inc. (1)
* 2004/0039,447 Cartilage repair plug 64 2003
 
LAWLER, JOHN (1)
6849594 Purification and use of human recombinant cartilage oligomeric matrix protein 3 2000
 
MEDIDEA, LLC (1)
* 2001/0043,918 In vitro mechanical loading of musculoskeletal tissues 31 2001
 
MEDICINE LODGE (DBA IMDS CO-INNOVATION) (1)
8771352 Method and apparatus for tibial fixation of an ACL graft 48 2011
 
BONUTTI SKELETAL INNOVATIONS LLC (30)
6702821 Instrumentation for minimally invasive joint replacement and methods for using same 391 2001
* 2002/0029,045 Method of performing surgery 105 2001
6770078 Movable knee implant and methods therefor 286 2001
7104996 Method of performing surgery 224 2002
7635390 Joint replacement component having a modular articulating surface 92 2003
8133229 Knee arthroplasty method 32 2003
7806896 Knee arthroplasty method 272 2003
7959635 Limited incision total joint replacement methods 31 2004
7892236 System and method for total joint replacement 40 2005
7510557 Cutting guide 69 2005
7806897 Knee arthroplasty and preservation of the quadriceps mechanism 57 2005
7749229 Total knee arthroplasty through shortened incision 58 2005
7708740 Method for total knee arthroplasty and resecting bone in situ 51 2005
7708741 Method of preparing bones for knee replacement surgery 81 2005
7931690 Method of resurfacing an articular surface of a bone 35 2007
7828852 Inlaid articular implant 43 2007
7837736 Minimally invasive surgical systems and methods 49 2007
8425522 Joint replacement method 78 2010
8784495 Segmental knee arthroplasty 12 2010
9101443 Methods for robotic arthroplasty 2 2012
8641726 Method for robotic arthroplasty using navigation 26 2013
8632552 Method of preparing a femur and tibia in knee arthroplasty 24 2013
8623030 Robotic arthroplasty system including navigation 24 2013
8858557 Method of preparing a femur and tibia in knee arthroplasty 15 2013
8840629 Robotic arthroplasty system including navigation 15 2013
8834490 Method for robotic arthroplasty using navigation 18 2013
9192459 Method of performing total knee arthroplasty 0 2014
9060797 Method of preparing a femur and tibia in knee arthroplasty 2 2014
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9795394 Method for placing implant using robotic system 0 2015
 
DEPUY PRODUCTS, INC. (7)
* 7666230 Implant device for cartilage regeneration in load bearing articulation regions 24 2003
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7354627 Method for organizing the assembly of collagen fibers and compositions formed therefrom 27 2004
8216319 Method of repairing a knee joint 1 2005
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DEPUY SPINE, INC. (2)
6645945 Method of treating diseased, injured or abnormal cartilage with hyaluronic acid and growth factors 10 1999
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DEPUY ORTHOPAEDICS, INC. (2)
6251143 Cartilage repair unit 318 1999
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MEDICINELODGE, INC. (8)
7488347 Transosseous graft retention system and method 7 2005
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7722644 Compact line locks and methods 11 2005
* 2006/0190,041 Compact line locks and methods 13 2005
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* 2010/0305,585 LINE LOCK THREADING SYSTEMS AND METHODS 4 2010
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VERIGEN AG (8)
* 2002/0045,940 Methods, instruments and materials for chondrocyte cell transplantation 105 2001
* 2002/0116,063 Kit for chondrocyte cell transplantation 0 2002
* 2004/0136,968 Autologous cells on a support matrix for tissue repair 26 2003
* 2006/0025,786 Method for autologous transplantation 1 2004
* 2005/0129,668 Methods, instruments and materials for chondrocyte cell transplantation 12 2005
* 2006/0195,122 Method, instruments, and kit for autologous transplantation 0 2006
* 2006/0167,483 Method, instruments, and kit for autologous transplantation 15 2006
* 2007/0212,396 Autologous cells on a support matrix for tissue repair 3 2007
 
BIORESTORATIVE THERAPIES, INC. (1)
9133438 Brown fat cell compositions and methods 0 2012
 
DEPUY IRELAND UNLIMITED COMPANY (4)
8128703 Fixed-bearing knee prosthesis having interchangeable components 16 2009
9011547 Knee prosthesis system 1 2010
9398956 Fixed-bearing knee prosthesis having interchangeable components 0 2013
9204967 Fixed-bearing knee prosthesis having interchangeable components 1 2013
 
THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE LELAND STANFORD JUNIOR UNIVERSITY (9)
8265730 Assessing the condition of a joint and preventing damage 87 2001
8036729 Assessing the condition of a joint and devising treatment 138 2004
9286686 Assessing the condition of a joint and assessing cartilage loss 0 2007
7881768 Assessing the condition of a joint and devising treatment 164 2007
8112142 Assessing the condition of a joint and devising treatment 121 2007
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TRUSTEES OF TUFTS COLLEGE (1)
6287340 Bioengineered anterior cruciate ligament 57 1999
 
HISTOGENICS CORPORATION (1)
9701940 Cell-support matrix having narrowly defined uniformly vertically and non-randomly organized porosity and pore density and a method for preparation thereof 0 2014
 
DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS, INC. (2)
* 7172606 Soft tissue repair material fixation apparatus and method 2 2003
* 2003/0105,477 Soft tissue repair material fixation apparatus and method 67 2003
 
THE RESEARCH FOUNDATION FOR THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK (2)
* 6312952 In vitro cell culture device including cartilage and methods of using the same 7 2000
6465205 In vitro cell culture device including cartilage and methods of using the same 28 2001
 
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS (1)
* 2004/0034,357 Controlled release implantable devices 366 2003
 
Arthrosurface Incorporated (42)
* 7678151 System and method for joint resurface repair 60 2003
* 2003/0225,456 System and method for joint resurface repair 98 2003
7510558 System and method for joint resurface repair 52 2003
* 2004/0015,170 System and method for joint resurface repair 84 2003
7618462 System and method for joint resurface repair 64 2004
* 2004/0230,315 Articular surface implant 73 2004
7896885 Retrograde delivery of resurfacing devices 45 2004
8361159 System for articular surface replacement 18 2005
* 2006/0085,006 System and method for retrograde procedure 52 2005
7914545 System and method for retrograde procedure 40 2006
7828853 Articular surface implant and delivery system 35 2006
7713305 Articular surface implant 45 2006
* 2007/0005,143 Articular surface implant and delivery system 58 2006
* 2007/0179,608 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ARTICULAR SURFACE REPAIR 50 2006
7951163 Retrograde excision system and apparatus 28 2006
8523872 Tibial resurfacing system 17 2007
9358029 Retrograde resection apparatus and method 3 2007
8177841 System and method for joint resurface repair 26 2008
* 2008/0195,113 Bone Cement Delivery Device 27 2008
7896883 Bone resurfacing system and method 31 2009
7857817 System and method for joint resurface repair 33 2009
8147559 System and method for joint resurface repair 25 2009
* 2010/0070,048 System and Method for Joint Resurface Repair 5 2009
8388624 Trochlear resurfacing system and method 20 2010
8540717 System and method for joint resurface repair 15 2010
9662126 Glenoid resurfacing system and method 0 2010
9283076 Glenoid resurfacing system and method 11 2010
8961614 Articular surface implant and delivery system 11 2010
* 2011/0071,641 Articular Surface Implant and Delivery System 5 2010
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8663230 Retrograde delivery of resurfacing devices 15 2011
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9066716 Suture coil and suture sheath for tissue repair 8 2012
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* 2012/0191,187 System and Method for Joint Resurface Repair 5 2012
8864827 System and method for joint resurface repair 13 2012
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ACTIVE IMPLANTS CORPORATION (9)
* 2008/0255,665 ANCHORED PROSTHETIC MENISCUS DEVICE 4 2007
8192491 Meniscus prosthetic device 5 2007
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8016884 Tensioned meniscus prosthetic devices and associated methods 9 2008
7991599 Meniscus prosthetic device selection and implantation methods 5 2008
7611653 Manufacturing and material processing for prosthetic devices 75 2008
* 2009/0259,311 Tensioned Meniscus Prosthetic Devices and Associated Methods 18 2008
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Biomet Sports Medicine (1)
8608777 Method and apparatus for coupling soft tissue to a bone 48 2011
 
BIOMET MANUFACTURING, LLC (24)
7837690 Method and apparatus for less invasive knee resection 64 2003
7488324 Femoral guide for implanting a femoral knee prosthesis 56 2003
7887542 Method and apparatus for less invasive knee resection 16 2004
7789885 Instrumentation for knee resection 68 2005
7695479 Femoral sizer 6 2005
8551100 Instrumentation for knee resection 4 2006
7780672 Femoral adjustment device and associated method 95 2006
7695520 Prosthesis and implementation system 32 2006
8070752 Patient specific alignment guide and inter-operative adjustment 128 2008
8123758 Femoral guide for implanting a femoral knee prosthesis 7 2009
8500818 Knee prosthesis assembly with ligament link 64 2010
8343227 Knee prosthesis assembly with ligament link 57 2010
8518047 Method and apparatus for less invasive knee resection 4 2010
8870883 Method for less invasive knee resection 1 2011
9259217 Suture Button 1 2012
8834486 Femoral guide for implanting a femoral knee prosthesis 1 2012
8900314 Method of implanting a prosthetic knee joint assembly 36 2012
9414925 Method of implanting a knee prosthesis assembly with a ligament link 12 2013
9023053 Instrumentation for knee resection 1 2013
9795399 Patient-specific knee alignment guide and associated method 0 2014
9693788 Instrumentation for knee resection 0 2015
9743935 Patient-specific femoral version guide 0 2015
9433407 Method of implanting a bone fixation assembly 0 2016
9700329 Patient-specific orthopedic instruments 0 2016
 
VERICEL CORPORATION (8)
6569172 Method, instruments, and kit for autologous transplantation 47 2001
6592598 Method, instruments, and kit for autologous transplantation 22 2002
6599300 Method, instruments, and kit for autologous transplantation 14 2002
6592599 Method, instruments, and kit for autologous transplantation 16 2002
6599301 Method, instruments, and kit for autologous transplantation 27 2002
7137989 Method, instruments, and kit for autologous transplantation 13 2003
7048750 Method, instruments, and kits for autologous transplantation 12 2003
* 2003/0195,532 Method, instruments, and kit for autologous transplantation 0 2003
 
DEPUY ACROMED, INC. (1)
* 2004/0176,295 Method of promoting bone growth with hyaluronic acid and growth factors 1 2004
 
DEPUY MITEK, INC. (6)
8110210 Nonwoven tissue scaffold 0 2004
8016867 Graft fixation device and method 2 2004
* 2006/0067,967 Reinforced foam implants with enhanced integrity for soft tissue repair and regeneration 30 2005
8105621 Nonwoven tissue scaffold 0 2006
7875296 Conformable tissue repair implant capable of injection delivery 82 2007
8137702 Conformable tissue repair implant capable of injection delivery 44 2010
 
Martec, LLC (1)
7615054 Bicompartmental knee implant and method 150 2003
 
ORTHOCLIP LLC (3)
* 2010/0130,959 DEVICE AND METHOD FOR DELIVERY OF THERAPEUTIC AGENTS VIA ARTIFICIAL INTERNAL IMPLANTS 1 2009
9642658 Device and method for delivery of therapeutic agents via internal implants 0 2010
* 2011/0178,465 DEVICE AND METHOD FOR DELIVERY OF THERAPEUTIC AGENTS VIA INTERNAL IMPLANTS 0 2010
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