US Patent No: 6,623,963

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Cellular matrix

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A biocompatible, resorbable Type II collagen-based matrix is reconstituted from solubilized animal cartilage tissue and used in the culture and growth of cells, such as chondrocyte cells. The matrix is produced by isolating cartilage tissue, solubilizing and reconstituting the cartilage to form a fleece-like material, pressing the fleece-like material to form a sheet-like article, and sterilizing the article. An implantable article for cartilage repair includes chondrocyte cells retained on the matrix.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
VERIGEN AG51377 LEVERKUSEN13
BEHRENS, PETER51377 LEVERKUSEN1
MULLER, PETER KARL51377 LEVERKUSEN1
ROHWEDEL, JURGEN51377 LEVERKUSEN1
RUSSLIES, MARTIN51377 LEVERKUSEN1

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Behrens, Peter Lubeck, DE 6 54
Giannetti, Bruno Bonn, DE 20 281
Muller, Peter Karl Auf dem Vorbeck 25, 29562 Lubeck, DE 1 23
Rohwedel, Jurgen Huexatr 112-116, 23552 Lubeck, DE 2 23
Russlies, Martin Gustav-Falke-Sir 16B, 23562 Lubeck, DE 2 23

Cited Art Landscape

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SMITH & NEPHEW, INC. (2)
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5,842,477 Method for repairing cartilage 361 1996
 
OSTEOMEDICAL LIMITED (1)
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COHESION TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (2)
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4,642,117 Mechanically sheared collagen implant material and method 157 1985
 
GEISTLICH PHARMA AG (1)
5,837,278 Resorbable collagen membrane for use in guided tissue regeneration 49 1996
 
COLLA-TEC, INC., A CORP. OF DE. (1)
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ED. GEISTLICH SOEHNE AG FUER CHEMISCHE INDUSTRIE (1)
5,076,265 Hydrogel sheet wound dressings 21 1989
 
ReGen Corporation (3)
5,116,374 Prosthetic meniscus 70 1990
5,158,574 Prosthetic meniscus 67 1991
5,258,043 Method for making a prosthetic intervertebral disc 218 1991
 
GENSCI ORTHOBIOLOGICS, INC. (2)
4,394,370 Bone graft material for osseous defects and method of making same 359 1981
4,472,840 Method of inducing osseous formation by implanting bone graft material 246 1982
 
IVY SPORTS MEDICINE, LLC (1)
5,677,284 Charged collagen particle-based delivery matrix 18 1995
 
SOCIETE ANONYME DE DEVELOPMENT DES UTILISATIONS DU CUIR-SADUC (3)
4,931,546 Process for the treatment of collagen, notably for facilitating its cross-linking, and the collagen obtained by the application of the said process 29 1987
5,201,745 Visceral surgery patch 82 1991
5,618,551 Biocompatible bioresorbable and non-toxic adhesive composition for surgical use 46 1995
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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (1)
8,377,432 Method and composition for neochondrogenesis 0 2010
 
TAIPEI MEDICAL UNIVERSITY (1)
8,431,399 Method to restore cartilaginous phenotype of chondrocytes after cultured and expanded in vitro 0 2010
 
GENZYME CORPORATION (1)
* 2011/0262,516 AUTOLOGOUS CELLS ON A SUPPORT MATRIX FOR TISSUE REPAIR 0 2011
 
PHILLIPS, FRANK M. (1)
8,697,139 Method of intervertebral disc treatment using articular chondrocyte cells 0 2004
 
PHILLIPS PLASTICS CORPORATION (1)
8,062,655 Composite scaffold structure 0 2007
 
SYNOVIS ORTHOPEDIC AND WOUNDCARE, INC. (1)
* 2010/0063,599 DEVICE FOR SOFT TISSUE REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT 1 2008
 
ZIMMER ORTHOBIOLOGICS, INC. (2)
8,173,162 Preparation for repairing cartilage tissue, especially articular cartilage defects 1 2004
8,945,535 Implant for the repair of a cartilage defect and method for manufacturing the implant 0 2006
 
TAIPEI BIOTECHNOLOGY LTD., INC. (1)
* 6,852,331 Fabrication of a cartilage implant 11 2002
 
WARSAW ORTHOPEDIC, INC. (6)
7,744,651 Compositions and methods for treating intervertebral discs with collagen-based materials 1 2005
7,713,303 Collagen-based materials and methods for augmenting intervertebral discs 2 2005
8,399,619 Injectable collagen material 0 2006
8,118,779 Collagen delivery device 0 2006
7,731,981 Collagen-based materials and methods for treating synovial joints 1 2007
* 2012/0276,202 COLLAGEN MATRIX FOR TISSUE ENGINEERING 0 2011
 
SHIMIZU, YASUHIKO (1)
* 7,011,829 Tissue filler 1 2001
 
MUSCULOSKELETAL TRANSPLANT FOUNDATION (10)
7,901,457 Cartilage allograft plug 23 2003
7,488,348 Cartilage allograft plug 23 2005
7,815,926 Implant for articular cartilage repair 5 2006
7,837,740 Two piece cancellous construct for cartilage repair 13 2007
RE42208 Glue for cartilage repair 13 2008
8,221,500 Cartilage allograft plug 2 2008
8,435,551 Cancellous construct with support ring for repair of osteochondral defects 0 2009
8,906,110 Two piece cancellous construct for cartilage repair 0 2010
RE43258 Glue for cartilage repair 1 2010
8,292,968 Cancellous constructs, cartilage particles and combinations of cancellous constructs and cartilage particles 2 2011
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