US Patent No: 6,761,720

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Intervertebral implant

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The invention relates to an intervertebral implant comprising a spacer (2) in which two opposite notches (6a, 6b) are formed suitable for receiving two respective spinus processes (26a, 26b) of two vertebrae, each notch defining two flanges (8a, 10a, 8b, 10b) each having an inside wall, and the implant also having a tie (4a, 4b) for holding said spacer on said spinus processes. Said tie is constituted by at least one strap having a portion surrounding a portion of the surface of a spinus process that is opposite from the bottom of the notch. Said implant has first fixing means (12a, 12b) formed in at least one flange (8a, 8b) for fixing a first end (18a, 18b) of said strap, and self-locking second fixing means (14a, 16a, 14b, 16b) formed in at least one other flange (10a, 10b) and through which the second end (20a, 20b) of said strap is inserted and then pulled to hold said strap (4a, 4b) in position, thereby securing said spacer (2) to said spinus processes (26a, 26b).

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
ZIMMER SPINEBORDEAUX29
ZIMMER SPINE AUSTIN, INC.AUSTIN, TX16

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Senegas, Jacques Merignac, FR 18 2093

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ENCORE MEDICAL ASSET CORPORATION (1)
5,496,318 Interspinous segmental spine fixation device 597 1993
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SYNTHES USA, LLC (4)
7,753,938 Apparatus for treating spinal stenosis 52 2005
* 2007/0032,790 Apparatus for treating spinal stenosis 143 2005
8,216,278 Expandable interspinous process spacer 4 2009
* 2010/0222,816 EXPANDABLE INTERSPINOUS PROCESS SPACER 37 2009
 
EXACTECH, INC. (6)
8,025,680 Systems and methods for posterior dynamic stabilization of the spine 16 2006
7,935,134 Systems and methods for stabilization of bone structures 25 2006
8,267,969 Screw systems and methods for use in stabilization of bone structures 5 2007
8,096,996 Rod reducer 14 2008
8,523,865 Tissue splitter 2 2009
8,551,142 Methods for stabilization of bone structures 4 2010
 
PDL Biopharma, Inc. (1)
* 2014/0074,167 INTERSPINOUS VERTEBRAL AND LUMBOSACRAL STABILIZATION DEVICES AND METHODS OF USE 0 2013
 
GME Delaware 2 LLC (1)
7,955,390 Method and apparatus for spine joint replacement 11 2008
 
Cardiva Medical, Inc. (2)
7,993,366 Self-tensioning vascular occlusion device and method for its use 2 2004
* 2005/0267,522 Self-tensioning vascular occlusion device and method for its use 25 2004
 
DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS, LLC (7)
8,870,890 Pronged holder for treating spinal stenosis 0 2006
* 8,500,778 Interspinous process spacer 2 2007
* 2009/0306,715 INTERSPINOUS PROCESS SPACER 4 2007
8,968,365 Interspinous spacer 1 2008
* 8,313,512 S-shaped interspinous process spacer having tight access offset hooks 11 2008
8,465,525 Posterior process dynamic spacer 0 2010
8,652,174 Expandable interspinous process spacer 0 2012
 
INTERVENTIONAL SPINE, INC. (16)
7,824,429 Method and apparatus for spinal fixation 17 2003
* 2004/0127,906 Method and apparatus for spinal fixation 44 2003
8,715,284 Method and apparatus for bone fixation with secondary compression 0 2005
7,648,523 Method and apparatus for spinal stabilization 23 2005
* 2006/0122,609 Method and apparatus for spinal stabilization 18 2005
7,857,832 Method and apparatus for spinal stabilization 20 2005
* 2006/0122,610 Method and apparatus for spinal stabilization 15 2005
7,901,438 Method and apparatus for spinal stabilization 6 2005
* 2007/0016,191 Method and apparatus for spinal stabilization 33 2005
8,109,977 Method and apparatus for spinal fixation 3 2007
7,993,377 Method and apparatus for spinal fixation 3 2007
* 2007/0123,868 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SPINAL FIXATION 37 2007
* 2007/0118,132 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SPINAL FIXATION 56 2007
7,998,176 Method and apparatus for spinal stabilization 9 2008
8,945,190 Method and apparatus for spinal fixation 2 2011
* 2012/0215,262 SPINOUS PROCESS SPACER AND IMPLANTATION PROCEDURE 1 2012
 
PARADIGM SPINE, LLC (10)
8,470,000 Interspinous vertebral and lumbosacral stabilization devices and methods of use 2 2006
8,328,848 Interspinous vertebral stabilization devices 5 2006
* 2007/0161,993 INTERSPINOUS VERTEBRAL STABILIZATION DEVICES 61 2006
9,011,441 Method and system for performing interspinous space preparation for receiving an implant 0 2007
* 2007/0233,129 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PERFORMING INTERSPINOUS SPACE PREPARATION FOR RECEIVING AN IMPLANT 38 2007
8,834,482 Instrument system for use with an interspinous implant 0 2007
* 2008/0015,609 Instrument system for use with an interspinous implant 9 2007
7,922,750 Interlaminar-interspinous vertebral stabilization system 15 2007
* 2008/0228,225 Interlaminar-Interspinous Vertebral Stabilization System 63 2007
9,173,746 Interspinous vertebral stabilization devices 0 2012
 
LIFE SPINE, INC. (2)
* 8,021,394 Stenotic device 1 2007
* 2007/0276,381 Stenotic device 6 2007
 
ZIMMER SPINE S.A.S. (2)
7,641,673 Flexible linking piece for stabilising the spine 51 2001
8,012,182 Semi-rigid linking piece for stabilizing the spine 6 2007
 
ZIMMER SPINE AUSTIN, INC. (3)
* 8,491,633 Intervertebral spacer for cervical vertebrae 1 2005
* 2008/0033,557 Intervertebral Spacer for Cervical Vertebrae 20 2005
* 2008/0045,949 Method of treating degenerative spinal disorders 30 2006
 
AESCULAP AG (2)
* 8,313,513 Implant and implant system 2 2009
* 2009/0306,716 Implant and implant system 3 2009
 
SPINE, ZIMMER (2)
* 7,163,558 Intervertebral implant with elastically deformable wedge 200 2002
* 2005/0004,674 Intervertebral implant with elastically deformable wedge 3 2002
 
OSTEOMED LLC (2)
8,961,564 Bone tissue clamp 0 2012
8,911,476 Bone plates, screws, and instruments 0 2014
 
EMPIRICAL SPINE, INC. (19)
8,029,541 Methods and systems for laterally stabilized constraint of spinous processes 6 2007
8,403,961 Methods and devices for controlled flexion restriction of spinal segments 0 2008
8,187,307 Structures and methods for constraining spinal processes with single connector 1 2009
8,162,982 Methods and systems for constraint of multiple spine segments 1 2009
8,308,771 Methods and apparatus for locking a band 0 2009
8,187,305 Methods and apparatus for deploying spinous process constraints 2 2009
* 2010/0023,060 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR LOCKING A BAND 21 2009
8,562,653 Surgical tether apparatus and methods of use 6 2010
8,529,606 Surgical tether apparatus and methods of use 5 2010
* 2010/0234,894 SURGICAL TETHER APPARATUS AND METHODS OF USE 25 2010
8,668,719 Methods and apparatus for improving shear loading capacity of a spinal segment 0 2010
* 2011/0172,708 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR INCREASING THE BENDING STIFFNESS OF A SPINAL SEGMENT WITH ELONGATION LIMIT 2 2011
8,529,607 Sacral tether anchor and methods of use 0 2011
8,403,964 Methods and systems for increasing the bending stiffness and constraining the spreading of a spinal segment 0 2011
8,454,660 Methods and systems for laterally stabilized constraint of spinous processes 1 2011
* 8,696,710 Device and accessories for limiting flexion 1 2011
8,790,372 Methods and systems for constraint of multiple spine segments 1 2012
9,295,499 Methods and systems for laterally stabilized constraint of spinous processes 0 2013
9,107,706 Surgical tether apparatus and methods of use 0 2013
 
ZIMMER SPINE (1)
8,002,805 Intervertebral implant 4 2009
 
CollabComl, LLC (1)
8,034,081 Interspinous dynamic stabilization implant and method of implanting 5 2007
 
CAUTHEN RESEARCH GROUP, INC. (1)
7,670,379 Spinal disc annulus reconstruction method 25 2006
 
Decima Spine, Inc. (2)
9,226,758 Method and apparatus for spinal stabilization 0 2011
* 2011/0152,933 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SPINAL STABILIZATION 0 2011
 
QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY AT KINGSTON (2)
8,070,777 Method and device for treating abnormal curvature of a spine 1 2008
* 2008/0287,996 Method and device for treating scoliosis 20 2008
 
BLACKSTONE MEDICAL, INC. (4)
8,241,332 Distance-keeping inter-process implant 0 2006
* 2009/0138,045 Distance-Keeping Inter-Process Implant 3 2006
8,403,960 Distance-keeping inter-process implant 0 2012
8,979,899 Distance-keeping inter-process implant 0 2013
 
ST. FRANCIS MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
* 2006/0200,137 Method and device for treating ailments of the spine 72 2006
 
VertiFlex, Inc. (19)
8,123,807 Systems and methods for posterior dynamic stabilization of the spine 40 2004
8,012,207 Systems and methods for posterior dynamic stabilization of the spine 19 2005
8,409,282 Systems and methods for posterior dynamic stabilization of the spine 12 2005
8,425,559 Systems and methods for posterior dynamic stabilization of the spine 10 2006
8,292,922 Interspinous spacer 15 2008
8,273,108 Interspinous spacer 14 2008
8,277,488 Interspinous spacer 14 2008
8,123,782 Interspinous spacer 16 2008
8,613,747 Spacer insertion instrument 11 2008
8,864,828 Interspinous spacer 7 2009
8,845,726 Dilator 7 2009
8,945,183 Interspinous process spacer instrument system with deployment indicator 7 2009
8,740,948 Spinal spacer for cervical and other vertebra, and associated systems and methods 7 2010
9,119,680 Interspinous spacer 1 2012
9,155,572 Minimally invasive tooling for delivery of interspinous spacer 1 2012
9,161,783 Interspinous spacer 0 2012
9,155,570 Interspinous spacer 1 2012
9,283,005 Systems and methods for posterior dynamic stabilization of the spine 0 2013
9,186,186 Spinal spacer for cervical and other vertebra, and associated systems and methods 0 2014
 
STEPHEN BRIGIDO (2)
8,328,807 Ankle arthrodesis nail and outrigger assembly 2 2009
8,414,584 Ankle arthrodesis nail and outrigger assembly 0 2010
 
STRYKER SPINE (12)
7,604,654 Apparatus and method for dynamic vertebral stabilization 45 2005
7,361,196 Apparatus and method for dynamic vertebral stabilization 145 2005
* 2006/0189,983 Apparatus and method for dynamic vertebral stabilization 58 2005
* 2006/0189,984 Apparatus and method for dynamic vertebral stabilization 110 2005
8,137,385 System and method for dynamic vertebral stabilization 0 2006
8,109,973 Method for dynamic vertebral stabilization 0 2006
7,625,393 Apparatus and method for dynamic vertebral stabilization 36 2008
* 2009/0099,607 Apparatus and method for dynamic vertebral stabilization 42 2008
8,974,499 Apparatus and method for dynamic vertebral stabilization 0 2009
8,226,687 Apparatus and method for dynamic vertebral stabilization 0 2009
8,623,059 System and method for dynamic vertebral stabilization 1 2012
8,529,603 System and method for dynamic vertebral stabilization 0 2012
 
FACET SOLUTIONS, INC. (3)
* 2005/0027,361 Facet arthroplasty devices and methods 180 2004
* 2005/0240,265 Crossbar spinal prosthesis having a modular design and related implantation methods 164 2004
* 2008/0045,954 PROSTHESES, SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR REPLACEMENT OF NATURAL FACET JOINTS WITH ARTIFICIAL FACET JOINT SURFACES 21 2007
 
PHYGEN, LLC (1)
* 2013/0158,604 Expandable Interspinous Device 3 2013
 
FACE SOLUTIONS, INC. (1)
7,618,455 Multiple facet joint replacement 22 2006
 
KRT INVESTORS, INC. (24)
7,753,941 Devices and methods for annular repair of intervertebral discs 23 2004
7,615,076 Method and apparatus for the treatment of the intervertebral disc annulus 88 2005
7,935,147 Method and apparatus for enhanced delivery of treatment device to the intervertebral disc annulus 9 2005
8,048,160 Intervertebral disc annulus stent 3 2005
7,828,850 Methods and devices for spinal disc annulus reconstruction and repair 58 2006
8,088,165 Spinal disc annulus reconstruction method and deformable spinal disc annulus stent 3 2006
8,632,590 Apparatus and methods for the treatment of the intervertebral disc 5 2006
7,985,257 Methods and devices for spinal disc annulus reconstruction and repair 8 2006
7,909,879 Intervertebral disc annulus stent 10 2006
7,922,768 Spinal disc annulus reconstruction method and deformable spinal disc annulus stent 13 2006
7,993,405 Spinal disc annulus repair system and methods 7 2006
7,951,201 Method and apparatus for the treatment of the intervertebral disc annulus 10 2007
7,749,273 Method and apparatus for the treatment of the intervertebral disc annulus 71 2007
7,905,923 Devices and methods for annular repair of intervertebral discs 5 2007
7,963,992 Method and apparatus for the treatment of the intervertebral disc annulus 3 2008
8,128,698 Method and apparatus for the treatment of the intervertebral disc annulus 7 2008
8,163,022 Method and apparatus for the treatment of the intervertebral disc annulus 3 2009
8,652,153 Intervertebral disc annulus repair system and bone anchor delivery tool 0 2010
8,460,319 Intervertebral disc annulus repair system and method 0 2010
8,556,977 Tissue anchoring system and method 4 2010
9,114,025 Methods and devices for spinal disc annulus reconstruction and repair 0 2011
9,095,442 Method and apparatus for the treatment of the intervertebral disc annulus 0 2012
8,454,697 Method and apparatus for the treatment of tissue 3 2012
9,192,372 Method for the treatment of tissue 0 2013
 
SMART HOSPITAL S.R.L. (3)
* 2006/0271,044 Interlaminar vertebral prosthesis 147 2004
* 7,811,307 Inter-laminar support 4 2004
* 2007/0112,350 Inter-laminar support 2 2004
 
Icon Orthopaedic Concepts, LLC (1)
9,226,783 Ankle arthrodesis nail and outrigger assembly 0 2013
 
LANX, INC. (2)
* 2006/0271,048 Pedicle screw based vertebral body stabilization apparatus 9 2005
* 2006/0271,055 Spinal stabilization 64 2005
 
DEPUY SPINE, INC. (9)
7,763,073 Posterior process dynamic spacer 23 2004
7,967,844 Multi-level posterior dynamic stabilization systems and methods 5 2005
7,951,169 Posterior dynamic stabilization cross connectors 5 2005
7,763,051 Posterior dynamic stabilization systems and methods 69 2005
* 7,695,496 Posterior dynamic stabilization Y-device 28 2005
7,658,752 Posterior dynamic stabilization x-device 115 2005
* 2006/0282,076 POSTERIOR DYNAMIC STABILIZATION Y-DEVICE 57 2005
8,025,678 Interspinous process spacer having tight access offset hooks 12 2008
* 2009/0248,076 Interspinous Process Spacer Having Tight Access Offset Hooks 7 2008
 
MEDICINELODGE, INC. DBA IMDS CO-INNOVATION (1)
7,090,698 Method and apparatus for spine joint replacement 184 2002
 
ABDOU, SAMY (2)
8,795,335 Spinal fixation devices and methods of use 2 2010
8,673,013 Devices and methods for inter-vertebral orthopedic device placement 0 2012
 
ZIMMER BIOMET SPINE, INC. (10)
8,007,517 Interspinous distraction devices and associated methods of insertion 6 2005
* 2006/0089,654 Interspinous distraction devices and associated methods of insertion 177 2005
7,918,875 Interspinous distraction devices and associated methods of insertion 11 2005
* 2006/0106,397 Interspinous distraction devices and associated methods of insertion 191 2005
7,942,904 Pedicle screw based vertebral body stabilization apparatus 0 2006
* 2007/0043,360 PEDICLE SCREW BASED VERTEBRAL BODY STABILIZATION APPARATUS 3 2006
7,828,830 Dynamic spinal stabilization 27 2006
8,241,330 Spinous process implants and associated methods 13 2007
* 8,740,941 Pedicle based spinal stabilization with adjacent vertebral body support 0 2007
9,247,968 Spinous process implants and associated methods 0 2010
 
THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE LELAND STANFORD JUNIOR UNIVERSITY (23)
8,167,944 Systems and methods for posterior dynamic stabilization of the spine 15 2004
8,162,985 Systems and methods for posterior dynamic stabilization of the spine 1 2004
9,023,084 Systems and methods for stabilizing the motion or adjusting the position of the spine 2 2004
8,075,595 Systems and methods for posterior dynamic stabilization of the spine 4 2004
7,998,175 Systems and methods for posterior dynamic stabilization of the spine 8 2005
8,317,864 Systems and methods for posterior dynamic stabilization of the spine 14 2005
7,458,981 Spinal implant and method for restricting spinal flexion 125 2005
* 2005/0216,017 Spinal implant and method for restricting spinal flexion 25 2005
* 2006/0084,988 Systems and methods for posterior dynamic stabilization of the spine 328 2005
7,763,074 Systems and methods for posterior dynamic stabilization of the spine 19 2005
* 2008/0221,685 Systems and methods for posterior dynamic stabilization of the spine 20 2005
8,152,837 Systems and methods for posterior dynamic stabilization of the spine 14 2005
* 2007/0161,991 Systems and methods for posterior dynamic stabilization of the spine 136 2005
8,216,275 Spinal implant and method for restricting spinal flexion 16 2008
8,105,363 Spinal implant and method for restricting spinal flexion 11 2009
* 2009/0198,282 SPINAL IMPLANT AND METHOD FOR RESTRICTING SPINAL FLEXION 21 2009
8,628,574 Systems and methods for posterior dynamic stabilization of the spine 11 2010
8,486,110 Spinal implant and method for restricting spinal flexion 11 2011
9,039,742 Systems and methods for posterior dynamic stabilization of the spine 2 2012
8,900,271 Systems and methods for posterior dynamic stabilization of the spine 7 2012
9,314,279 Systems and methods for posterior dynamic stabilization of the spine 0 2012
9,125,692 Systems and methods for posterior dynamic stabilization of the spine 1 2013
9,149,304 Methods and systems for constraint of spinous processes with attachment 1 2013
 
Collabcom II, LLC (2)
8,202,299 Interspinous implant, tools and methods of implanting 6 2008
8,721,688 Interspinous implant, tools and methods of implanting 0 2012
 
Theken Spine, LLC (3)
7,854,752 System and method for dynamic skeletal stabilization 40 2004
* 2006/0247,637 System and method for dynamic skeletal stabilization 157 2006
8,025,681 Dynamic motion spinal stabilization system 16 2007
 
Eden Spine Europe SA (1)
* 8,021,395 Interspinous vertebral implant 5 2008
 
DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS, INC. (1)
* 2009/0005,873 Spinous Process Spacer Hammock 7 2007
 
COLLABCOM5, LLC., A COLORADO LIMITED LIABILITY CORP. (1)
8,974,496 Interspinous implant, tools and methods of implanting 0 2007
 
ALPHATEC SPINE, INC. (1)
* 2012/0323,276 EXPANDABLE INTERSPINOUS DEVICE 1 2012
 
U.S. SPINAL TECHNOLOGIES, LLC (1)
* 2010/0121,379 PEDICLE AND NON-PEDICLE BASED INTERSPINOUS AND LATERAL SPACERS 84 2010
 
QSpine Limited (2)
* 8,979,897 Interspinous implant 0 2010
* 2013/0012,995 Interspinous Implant 3 2010
 
VETIFLEX, INC. (1)
8,128,662 Minimally invasive tooling for delivery of interspinous spacer 11 2006
 
GLOBUS MEDICAL, INC. (19)
6,974,478 Prostheses, systems and methods for replacement of natural facet joints with artificial facet joint surfaces 208 2002
* 2003/0028,250 Prostheses, systems and methods for replacement of natural facet joints with artifical facet joint surfaces 68 2002
7,074,237 Multiple facet joint replacement 147 2003
* 2003/0204,259 Multiple facet joint replacement 38 2003
7,041,136 Facet joint replacement 221 2003
7,074,238 Prostheses, tools and methods for replacement of natural facet joints with artificial facet joint surfaces 71 2003
* 2005/0010,291 Prostheses, tools and methods for replacement of natural facet joints with artificial facet joint surfaces 34 2003
7,087,084 Method for replacing a natural facet joint with a prosthesis having an artificial facet joint structure 143 2003
6,949,123 Facet arthroplasty devices and methods 158 2003
* 2004/0111,154 Facet arthroplasty devices and methods 29 2003
* 2004/0049,272 Facet arthroplasty devices and methods 50 2003
* 2004/0049,275 Facet arthroplasty devices and methods 189 2003
* 2005/0235,508 Facet joint prosthesis measurement and implant tools 9 2004
7,753,937 Linked bilateral spinal facet implants and methods of use 25 2004
7,588,590 Spinal facet implant with spherical implant apposition surface and bone bed and methods of use 24 2004
* 2006/0217,728 Polyaxial reaming apparatus and method 21 2006
8,333,789 Facet joint replacement 0 2008
* 2008/0292,161 IMPLANTABLE ORTHOPEDIC DEVICE COMPONENT SELECTION INSTRUMENT AND METHODS 17 2008
7,815,648 Surgical measurement systems and methods 1 2008
 
GM DOS REIS JUNIOR (1)
* 2009/0270,919 INTERSPINOUS DEVICE 5 2009
 
Spinefrontier LLS (1)
* 2007/0162,001 SPINOUS PROCESS FIXATION IMPLANT 22 2006
 
MICROAIRE SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS, LLC (1)
* 2014/0343,675 Balloon Implant Device 0 2014
 
Gmedelware 2 LLC (1)
8,926,700 Spinal facet joint implant 0 2004
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