US Patent No: D501555

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Implant

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
ORTHO DEVELOPMENT CORPORATIONDRAPER, UT20

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Ogilvie, James W Minneapolis, MN 23 860
Varga, Peter Pal Budapest, HU 12 290

Cited Art Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
WARSAW ORTHOPEDIC, INC. (19)
5,741,253 Method for inserting spinal implants 450 1992
5,593,409 Interbody spinal fusion implants 471 1995
5,785,710 Interbody spinal fusion implants 206 1995
6,210,412 Method for inserting frusto-conical interbody spinal fusion implants 185 1995
5,860,973 Translateral spinal implant 323 1996
6,302,914 Lordotic interbody spinal fusion implants 121 1997
5,776,199 Artificial spinal fusion implants 336 1997
5,897,556 Device for supporting weak bony structures 36 1997
5,972,368 Bone graft composites and spacers 151 1997
5,888,222 Intervertebral spacers 139 1997
5,989,289 Bone grafts 182 1997
6,264,656 Threaded spinal implant 171 1998
6,045,580 Fusion implant device and method of use 123 1998
6,245,072 Methods and instruments for interbody fusion 91 1999
6,179,874 Articulating spinal implant 298 1999
6,277,149 Ramp-shaped intervertebral implant 251 1999
6,315,795 Fusion implant device and method of use 106 2000
6,402,785 Artificial disc implant 234 2000
2001/0001,129 Osteogenic fusion device 24 2000
 
HOWMEDICA OSTEONICS CORP. (6)
5,092,893 Human orthopedic vertebra implant 179 1990
5,192,326 Hydrogel bead intervertebral disc nucleus 492 1991
5,766,252 Interbody spinal prosthetic implant and method 409 1995
5,766,253 Spinal fusion device 166 1996
5,645,598 Spinal fusion device with porous material 257 1996
6,315,797 Artificial intervertebral disc 160 2000
 
SYNTHES USA, LLC (6)
6,059,829 Intervertebral implant 138 1996
5,888,227 Inter-vertebral implant 204 1998
5,888,228 Intervertebral implant with cage and rotating element 99 1998
6,143,031 Intervertebral implant with compressible shaped hollow element 53 1998
6,143,033 Allogenic intervertebral implant 156 1998
6,258,125 Intervertebral allograft spacer 211 1999
 
DEPUY ACROMED, INC. (5)
5,071,437 Artificial disc 561 1990
5,534,030 Spine disc 403 1994
6,139,579 Spinal disc 132 1997
6,162,252 Artificial spinal disc 164 1997
6,245,108 Spinal fusion implant 251 2000
 
LIFENET HEALTH (4)
5,275,954 Process for demineralization of bone using column extraction 34 1991
5,556,379 Process for cleaning large bone grafts and bone grafts produced thereby 43 1995
5,820,581 Process for cleaning large bone grafts and bone grafts produced thereby 47 1996
5,797,871 Ultrasonic cleaning of allograft bone 35 1996
 
PERUMALA CORPORATION (4)
5,123,926 Artificial spinal prosthesis 524 1991
5,653,762 Method of stabilizing adjacent vertebrae with rotating, lockable, middle-expanded intervertebral disk stabilizer 294 1995
6,264,655 Cervical disk and spinal stabilizer 75 1997
6,309,421 Rotating, locking intervertebral disk stabilizer and applicator 61 1999
 
ZIMMER SPINE, INC. (4)
5,458,638 Non-threaded spinal implant 438 1992
5,658,337 Intervertebral fusion implant 249 1996
5,897,593 Lordotic spinal implant 92 1997
6,159,244 Expandable variable angle intervertebral fusion implant 128 1999
 
BAXTER INTERNATIONAL INC. (3)
4,627,853 Method of producing prostheses for replacement of articular cartilage and prostheses so produced 249 1985
4,678,470 Bone-grafting material 207 1985
5,053,049 Flexible prostheses of predetermined shapes and process for making same 118 1985
 
BRANTIGAN, W. JOHN DR.( CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE) (2)
5,192,327 Surgical prosthetic implant for vertebrae 717 1991
5,425,772 Prosthetic implant for intervertebral spinal fusion 507 1993
 
DANEK MEDICAL, INC. (2)
5,722,977 Method and means for anterior lumbar exact cut with quadrilateral osteotome and precision guide/spacer 201 1996
6,149,651 Device for supporting weak bony structures 42 1999
 
RAYMEDICA, LLC (2)
5,674,295 Prosthetic spinal disc nucleus 498 1996
6,022,376 Percutaneous prosthetic spinal disc nucleus and method of manufacture 374 1998
 
RTI SURGICAL, INC. (2)
5,814,084 Diaphysial cortical dowel 167 1996
6,096,081 Diaphysial cortical dowel 83 1998
 
SDGI HOLDINGS, INC. (2)
5,702,449 Reinforced porous spinal implants 347 1995
6,261,586 Bone graft composites and spacers 135 1999
 
UNIVERSITY OF MEDICINE AND DENTISTRY OF NEW JERSEY (2)
5,171,281 Functional and biocompatible intervertebral disc spacer containing elastomeric material of varying hardness 244 1991
5,545,229 Functional and biocompatible intervertebral disc spacer containing elastomeric material of varying hardness 331 1993
 
ARTOS MEDIZINISCHE PRODUKTE GMBH (1)
5,755,798 Intervertebral implant 88 1996
 
BIEDERMANN TECHNOLOGIES GMBH & CO. KG (1)
5,702,451 Space holder, in particular for a vertebra or an intervertebral disk 181 1995
 
BIOBANK INTERNATIONAL (1)
5,725,579 Process for treating bone tissue and corresponding implantable biomaterials 51 1995
 
BIONX IMPLANTS OY (1)
6,296,641 Anatomical fixation implant 23 1998
 
Bridport-Gundry PLC c/o Pearsalls Implants (1)
6,093,205 Surgical implant 318 1998
 
DEPUY MOTECH ACROMED, INC. (1)
5,824,094 Spinal disc 370 1997
 
DEPUY SPINE SARL (1)
6,143,032 Intervertebral implant 146 1998
 
Kabushiki Kaisha Biomaterial Universe Corporation of Japan (1)
5,458,643 Artificial intervertebral disc 354 1994
 
LAWSON, KEVIN J., AN INDIVIDUAL (1)
6,146,422 Prosthetic nucleus replacement for surgical reconstruction of intervertebral discs and treatment method 170 1999
 
Loop Telecommunication International, Inc. (1)
6,132,465 Tapered prosthetic spinal disc nucleus 303 1998
 
MEDICAL COLLEGE OF WISCONSIN (1)
5,306,303 Bone induction method 64 1991
 
MEDTRONIC SOFAMOR DANEK, INC. (1)
6,156,067 Human spinal disc prosthesis 466 1997
 
MUSCULOSKELETAL TRANSPLANT FOUNDATION (1)
5,728,159 Serrated bone graft 120 1997
 
NUVASIVE, INC. (1)
6,387,130 Segmented linked intervertebral implant systems 205 2000
 
PFIZER HOSPITAL PRODUCTS GROUP, INC. (1)
4,714,469 Spinal implant 518 1987
 
PFIZER INC. (1)
5,534,028 Hydrogel intervertebral disc nucleus with diminished lateral bulging 393 1993
 
PICHA, GEORGE J. (1)
5,876,457 Spinal implant 66 1997
 
R&B SURGICAL SOLUTIONS, LTD. (1)
5,888,223 Anterior stabilization device 257 1998
 
RTI BIOLOGICS, INC. (1)
4,950,296 Bone grafting units 208 1989
 
SCIENT'X (1)
6,235,059 Intersomatic setting and fusion system 167 1998
 
STRYKER TRAUMA GMBH (1)
6,296,647 Instrument for the positioning of an implant in the human spine 80 1999
 
SURGICRAFT LIMITED (1)
4,904,261 Spinal implants 426 1988
 
Synthesis (U.S.A.) (1)
5,888,224 Implant for intervertebral space 302 1997
 
TEGEMENTA L.L.C. (1)
6,306,170 Threaded fusion cage anchoring device and method 116 2001
 
TORNIER SAS (1)
5,676,702 Elastic disc prosthesis 395 1995
 
ULRICH GMBH & CO. KG (1)
5,571,192 Prosthetic vertebral implant 296 1995
 
WANGROONGSUB, YONGSAK (1)
5,861,041 Intervertebral disk prosthesis and method of making the same 131 1997
 
ZIMMER DENTAL, INC. (1)
5,306,309 Spinal disk implant and implantation kit 627 1992
 
ZIMMER GMBH (1)
4,932,969 Joint endoprosthesis 342 1987
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (13)
4,479,491 Intervertebral stabilization implant 215 1982
4,863,477 Synthetic intervertebral disc prosthesis 509 1987
5,306,308 Intervertebral implant 336 1992
5,344,459 Arthroscopically implantable prosthesis 153 1993
5,514,180 Prosthetic intervertebral devices 624 1994
5,865,845 Prosthetic intervertebral disc 286 1996
5,609,637 Space keeper, in particular for an intervertebral disk 96 1996
5,702,455 Expandable prosthesis for spinal fusion 431 1996
5,961,554 Intervertebral spacer 118 1996
5,888,226 Intervertebral prosthetic disc 446 1997
6,117,174 Spinal implant device 149 1998
6,080,158 Intervertebral fusion device 150 1999
6,217,579 Expandable spinal implants 88 1999

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
EMINENT SPINE LLC (6)
D653756 Interbody fusion device implant 0 2008
D627466 Interbody fusion device implant 2 2008
D620110 Interbody fusion device implant 8 2008
D620111 Interbody fusion device implant 2 2008
D620112 Interbody fusion device implant 1 2008
D620113 Interbody fusion device implant 11 2008
 
SPINAL ELEMENTS, INC. (6)
D533277 Interbody fusion device 60 2005
D524443 Interbody fusion device 30 2005
D566276 Interbody fusion device 31 2006
D564095 Interbody fusion device 26 2006
D541940 Interbody fusion device 49 2006
D539934 Interbody fusion device 24 2006
 
STRYKER TRAUMA SA (4)
D633206 Connector 6 2010
D683461 Hinge coupling 0 2011
D682426 Fixation clamp 0 2011
8,685,023 Fixation clamp 0 2011
 
STRYKER SPINE (3)
8,216,317 Spinal implant apparatus and methods 1 2009
8,425,529 Instrument for inserting surgical implant with guiding rail 0 2010
8,690,926 Spinal implant apparatus and methods 0 2012
 
GENTIS, INC. (2)
7,651,682 Polymerizable emulsions for tissue engineering 4 2004
7,651,683 Polymerizable emulsions for tissue engineering 0 2007
 
IAMS COMPANY, THE (1)
D699017 Pet foodstuff 0 2012
 
Orthopedic & Spine Development (1)
D597209 Spine prosthetic 3 2008
 
SEASPINE, INC. (1)
8,409,290 Interbody device for spinal applications 0 2010
 
SPINADYNE, INC. (1)
D598105 Convex intervertebral disc prosthesis 1 2008
 
SPINE, STRYKER (1)
8,603,175 Method of inserting surgical implant with guiding rail 0 2010
 
Styker Trauma SA (1)
D663030 Fixation clamp 3 2011
 
ZIMMER SPINE, INC. (1)
D585553 Spinal implant 14 2007

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