Representative before the EPO

Employment test 51 - 200 employees
Company dna barker brettell llp
no operation time available
Headquarter in Birmingham and 6 offices
active in Legal Services, IP Consulting, and IP Portfolio Processing

Representative before the EPO

Employment test 51 - 200 employees
Company dna venner shipley llp
operating since 1947
Headquarter in London and 5 offices
active in Legal Services and IP Consulting

Julie Mays has worked on the following 305 EPO patent applications which have been published in the last five years:

EP10843624

TRACKING SYSTEM AND METHOD

IPC classification:
A61B 19/00, A61F 2/38, G01C 9/00, G01C 25/00
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP11738920

ASYMMETRIC TIBIAL COMPONENTS FOR A KNEE PROSTHESIS

IPC classification:
A61F 2/38
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP11746600

FIBRES, A PROCESS FOR PRODUCING SUCH FIBRES AND A WOUND DRESSING INCORPORATING THEM

IPC classification:
A61L 15/32, A61L 15/42, A61L 26/00
Applicant:
ConvaTec Technologies Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP11815029

ASYMMETRIC TIBIAL COMPONENTS FOR A KNEE PROSTHESIS

IPC classification:
A61F 2/38
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP11758060

MOTION FACILITATING TIBIAL COMPONENTS FOR A KNEE PROSTHESIS

IPC classification:
A61F 2/38
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP11754895

METHOD FOR THE AUTOMATED AND ASSISTED ACQUISITION OF ANATOMICAL SURFACES

IPC classification:
A61B 19/00, G06F 19/00
Agent:
Alain Rhein, Cabinet BREV&SUD
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP11827266

DENTAL ABUTMENT SYSTEM

IPC classification:
A61C 8/00
Applicant:
Biomet 3i, LLC
Agent:
Guardian IP Consulting I/S
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP11733983

DENTAL IMPLANT AND ABUTMENT SYSTEM

IPC classification:
A61C 8/00
Applicant:
Zimmer Dental Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP11752413

SPINAL SURGICAL INSTRUMENT SUPPORT SYSTEM

IPC classification:
A61B 17/70
Applicant:
Zimmer Spine, Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP11782295

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ASSISTING WITH ARRANGEMENT OF A STOCK INSTRUMENT WITH RESPECT TO A PATIENT TISSUE

IPC classification:
A61B 19/00
Applicant:
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP11782297

SYSTEM OF PREOPERATIVE PLANNING AND PROVISION OF PATIENT-SPECIFIC SURGICAL AIDS

IPC classification:
A61B 17/17, A61B 19/00
Applicant:
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP11782293

SYSTEM FOR ASSISTING WITH ATTACHMENT OF A STOCK IMPLANT TO A PATIENT TISSUE

IPC classification:
A61B 17/17, A61B 17/88, A61B 17/90, A61B 19/00, A61F 2/34
Applicant:
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP11788644

POLYMER ARTICLES HAVING CHEMICALLY BONDED AGENTS AND METHODS OF MAKING THE SAME

IPC classification:
A61L 27/16
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP11785189

PATIENT-SPECIFIC INSTRUMENTS FOR TOTAL HIP ARTHROPLASTY

IPC classification:
A61B 17/15, A61B 17/17
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP11791697

BONE VOID FILLERS

IPC classification:
A61L 24/00, A61L 27/36, A61L 27/46
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP12167580

An antioxidant stabilized crosslinked ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene for medical device applications

IPC classification:
A61L 27/16, A61L 27/50
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP11806015

CROSSLINKED POLYMERS INCLUDING ONE OR MORE ANTIOXIDANTS, METHODS FOR MAKING SAME AND METHODS FOR SELECTING ANTIOXIDANTS

IPC classification:
A61L 27/16, A61L 27/50
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP11799560

PROSTHETIC PATELLA

IPC classification:
A61F 2/38
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
The patent has been granted
EP11761218

DENTAL IMPLANT FOR ABUTMENT SYSTEM

IPC classification:
A61C 8/00
Applicant:
Zimmer Dental Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12701578

DISTANCE INDICATOR

IPC classification:
A61B 17/17, A61B 19/00
Applicant:
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12167581

An antioxidant stabilized crosslinked ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene for medical device applications

IPC classification:
A61L 27/16, A61L 27/50
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP11802835

USER INTERFACE RELATED TO A SURGICAL PROVISIONAL

IPC classification:
A61B 19/00
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP11808493

PROVISIONAL TIBIAL PROSTHESIS SYSTEM

IPC classification:
A61F 2/46
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP11784911

DENTAL IMPLANT WITH POROUS STRUCTURE

IPC classification:
A61C 8/00
Applicant:
Zimmer Dental Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP11859614

BONE AND TOOL TRACKING WITH MEMS IN COMPUTER-ASSISTED SURGERY

IPC classification:
A61B 17/56, A61B 19/00, B81B 7/02, G06F 19/00
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12707983

BONE SCREW WITH MULTIPLE THREAD PROFILES FOR FAR CORTICAL LOCKING AND FLEXIBLE ENGAGEMENT TO A BONE

IPC classification:
A61B 17/80, A61B 17/86
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP12713267

GUIDE TOOL FOR RESECTION OF PATELLOFEMORAL JOINT

IPC classification:
A61B 17/15
Applicant:
Biomet UK Healthcare Limited
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP12709455

PATIENT-SPECIFIC INSTRUMENTS FOR TOTAL ANKLE ARTHROPLASTY

IPC classification:
A61B 17/15
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP12716172

METHOD FOR BONDING A TANTALUM STRUCTURE TO A COBALT-ALLOY SUBSTRATE

IPC classification:
A61F 2/30, A61L 27/04, A61L 27/50, A61L 27/56, A61L 31/02, A61L 31/14, B23K 20/02, B23K 20/16, B23K 20/233
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12723040

BI-CRUCIATE KNEE SYSTEM

IPC classification:
A61B 17/15
Applicant:
Biomet Manufacturing LLC
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP12198767

Intervertebral implant and insertion instrument

IPC classification:
A61F 2/44, A61F 2/46
Applicant:
Zimmer Spine, Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13166103

Bone plate system for hand fractures and other small bones

IPC classification:
A61B 17/17, A61B 17/80, A61B 17/88
Applicant:
Biomet CV
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Andrew Dowling, Haseltine Lake LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP12721676

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR FIXATION OF AN ACL GRAFT

IPC classification:
A61F 2/08
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12724475

PATIENT-SPECIFIC ACETABULAR ALIGNMENT GUIDES

IPC classification:
A61B 19/00, A61F 2/46
Applicant:
Biomet Manufacturing LLC
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12722613

GENERATING PATIENT SPECIFIC INSTRUMENTS FOR USE AS SURGICAL AIDS

IPC classification:
A61B 17/16
Applicant:
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12720375

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CONTROLLING A LOCKING MECHANISM USING A PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE

IPC classification:
G07C 9/00
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP12722655

EXTERNAL FIXATION CLAMPING SYSTEM USING A TRIGGER MECHANISM AND STORED SPRING ENERGY

IPC classification:
A61B 17/64
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12724460

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING A REFERENCE INDICATION TO A PATIENT TISSUE

IPC classification:
A61B 17/15, A61B 17/17
Applicant:
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP13188191

Skin graft preparation device

IPC classification:
A61B 17/322
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP12731808

MICRO-ALLOYED POROUS METAL HAVING OPTIMIZED CHEMICAL COMPOSITION AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME

IPC classification:
A61L 27/08, A61L 27/30, A61L 27/50, A61L 27/56
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP12724484

FEMORAL PROSTHESIS SYSTEM

IPC classification:
A61F 2/38, A61F 2/46
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP12718884

FEMORAL COMPONENT FOR A KNEE PROSTHESIS WITH IMPROVED ARTICULAR CHARACTERISTICS

IPC classification:
A61F 2/38
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP12720354

FEMORAL COMPONENT FOR A KNEE PROSTHESIS WITH IMPROVED ARTICULAR CHARACTERISTICS

IPC classification:
A61F 2/38
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP12722967

FEMORAL COMPONENT FOR A KNEE PROSTHESIS WITH IMPROVED ARTICULAR CHARACTERISTICS

IPC classification:
A61F 2/38
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP12737380

SYSTEM FOR REPAIRING BONE DEFECTS

IPC classification:
A61B 17/16, A61B 17/17, A61B 17/92
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12721116

PATIENT-SPECIFIC MANUFACTURING OF POROUS METAL PROSTHESES

IPC classification:
A61F 2/28, A61F 2/30
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12804228

LOCKING MECHANISM TO SECURE ENDS OF AN IMPLANTABLE FABRIC

IPC classification:
A61B 17/80
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP11700791

BONE PLATE FIXATION SYSTEM

IPC classification:
A61B 17/17
Applicant:
Zimmer GmbH
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Gabriel Anton Johan Maria Plevier, Bosch Transmission Technology B.V.
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP12737417

ELBOW PROSTHESIS

IPC classification:
A61F 2/30, A61F 2/38
Applicant:
Biomet Manufacturing LLC
Agent:
Davide Luigi Petraz, GLP Srl
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12723810

STABILIZING PROSTHESIS SUPPORT STRUCTURE

IPC classification:
A61F 2/30
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP12733543

SHOULDER PROSTHESIS

IPC classification:
A61F 2/30, A61F 2/42
Applicant:
Biomet Manufacturing LLC
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12727504

RAPID MANUFACTURING OF POROUS METAL PROSTHESES

IPC classification:
A61L 27/04, A61L 27/56
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12741216

KNEE ARTHROPLASTY INSTRUMENT

IPC classification:
A61B 17/02, A61B 17/15, A61B 19/00
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP12743341

MULTI-FLUID BLENDING SPRAY TIP FOR COAXIAL SYRINGE

IPC classification:
B05B 1/34, B05B 11/00, B05B 11/02
Applicant:
Biomet Biologics LLC
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12723008

SPRING BASE GLENOSPHERE

IPC classification:
A61F 2/40
Applicant:
Biomet Manufacturing LLC
Applicant:
Biomet Manufacturing Corp.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP12748335

PROSTHESIS RESECTION GUIDE

IPC classification:
A61B 17/16, A61B 17/17
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12748103

BONE ANCHORING DEVICE

IPC classification:
A61B 17/70
Applicant:
Zimmer Spine, Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP12735909

SPINAL ROD FIXING DEVICE

IPC classification:
A61B 17/70, A61B 17/84
Applicant:
Zimmer Spine
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Rodrigo Calvo de Nó, Cabinet Beau de Loménie (CBDL)
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13305107

Device for fixing a bony structure to a support member

IPC classification:
A61B 17/70
Applicant:
Zimmer Spine
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP12778176

MULTIPLE BEARING HUMERAL PROSTHESIS

IPC classification:
A61F 2/30, A61F 2/40
Applicant:
Biomet Manufacturing LLC
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12837887

ETHNIC-SPECIFIC ORTHOPAEDIC IMPLANTS AND CUSTOM CUTTING JIGS

IPC classification:
A61B 17/56, A61F 2/38, B23P 17/00, G06F 17/50
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP11781801

BONE ANCHOR

IPC classification:
A61B 17/70
Applicant:
Zimmer Spine
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Christophe Laurent Besnard, Cabinet Beau de Loménie (CBDL)
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP12784120

METHODS AND INSTRUMENTS FOR SUBCHONDRAL TREATMENT OF OSTEOARTHRITIS IN A SMALL JOINT

IPC classification:
A61B 17/17
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12719838

MODULAR GLENOID PROSTHESIS

IPC classification:
A61F 2/40
Applicant:
Biomet Manufacturing LLC
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP14158222

Bone graft delivery apparatus

IPC classification:
A61F 2/30, A61F 2/46
Applicant:
EBI, LLC
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP12784168

PATIENT-SPECIFIC GLENOID GUIDES

IPC classification:
A61B 17/17
Applicant:
Biomet Manufacturing LLC
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12784311

PROSTHESIS COMPONENT

IPC classification:
A61F 2/34
Applicant:
Biomet UK Healthcare Limited
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP12784172

METHODS FOR PATIENT-SPECIFIC SHOULDER ARTHROPLASTY

IPC classification:
A61B 17/17
Applicant:
Biomet Manufacturing LLC
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12788363

KNEE BALANCING DEVICES, SYSTEMS AND METHODS

IPC classification:
A61B 17/02, A61F 2/46
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP12808439

A PROSTHESIS

IPC classification:
A61L 27/18, A61L 27/44
Applicant:
Biomet UK Healthcare Limited
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12806211

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TENSIONING A SUTURE

IPC classification:
A61B 17/04
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12719236

TIBIAL BEARING COMPONENT FOR A KNEE PROSTHESIS WITH IMPROVED ARTICULAR CHARACTERISTICS

IPC classification:
A61F 2/38
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP12720352

TIBIAL BEARING COMPONENT FOR A KNEE PROSTHESIS WITH IMPROVED ARTICULAR CHARACTERISTICS

IPC classification:
A61F 2/38
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP12718883

TIBIAL BEARING COMPONENT FOR A KNEE PROSTHESIS WITH IMPROVED ARTICULAR CHARACTERISTICS

IPC classification:
A61F 2/38
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP12718882

TIBIAL BEARING COMPONENT FOR A KNEE PROSTHESIS WITH IMPROVED ARTICULAR CHARACTERISTICS

IPC classification:
A61F 2/38
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP12756869

TIBIAL BASEPLATE WITH ASYMMETRIC PLACEMENT OF FIXATION STRUCTURES

IPC classification:
A61F 2/30, A61F 2/38, A61F 2/46
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP12788070

CONVERTIBLE GLENOID IMPLANT

IPC classification:
A61F 2/30, A61F 2/40
Applicant:
Biomet Manufacturing LLC
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12784171

PATIENT-SPECIFIC GLENOID GUIDE AND IMPLANTS

IPC classification:
A61F 2/30
Applicant:
Biomet Manufacturing LLC
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12778185

COMPRESSIVE DISTAL HUMERUS PLATING SYSTEM

IPC classification:
A61B 17/80
Applicant:
Biomet Manufacturing LLC
Applicant:
Biomet Manufacturing Corp.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12781532

VARIABLE LOCKING BONE PLATING SYSTEM

IPC classification:
A61B 17/80, A61B 17/86
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP13182478

Knee component having orbital interface boss

IPC classification:
A61F 2/30, A61F 2/38
Applicant:
Biomet Manufacturing LLC
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP12854972

ORTHOPEDIC PLATE, ORTHOPEDIC DEVICE, METHOD OF COUPLING BONE SEGMENTS, AND METHOD OF ASSEMBLING AN ORTHOPEDIC PLATE

IPC classification:
A61B 17/16, A61B 17/80, A61B 17/82, A61B 17/86
Applicant:
Zimmer GmbH
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12812761

REDUCED COMPONENT BONE PLATING SYSTEM

IPC classification:
A61B 17/80, A61B 17/86
Applicant:
Biomet CV
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP12791902

APPARATUS FOR FORMING A SELF-LOCKING ADJUSTABLE LOOP

IPC classification:
A61B 17/04, A61B 17/06
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP13150583

Surgical instrument for impacting and extracting a shaping instrument and a shaping instrument useable therewith

IPC classification:
A61B 17/16, A61B 17/17
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12703138

COMPACT DRIVER FOR POWERED SURGICAL TOOL

IPC classification:
A61B 17/16
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Katzarov SA
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12815914

BONE MARROW ASPIRATION NEEDLE

IPC classification:
A61B 10/02
Applicant:
Biomet Biologics LLC
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12859012

CONNECTION METHOD FOR MEMS NAVIGATION UNIT FOR COMPUTER-ASSISTED SURGERY

IPC classification:
A61B 19/00, B81B 7/02
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12809424

SPACER MOLD FOR ORTHOPEDIC IMPLANTS

IPC classification:
A61F 2/36
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12746216

METHOD FOR PRE-OPERATIVELY DETERMINING DESIRED ALIGNMENT OF A KNEE JOINT

IPC classification:
A61B 19/00
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12794425

ROBOTIC MEDICAL DEVICE FOR MONITORING THE RESPIRATION OF A PATIENT AND CORRECTING THE TRAJECTORY OF A ROBOTIC ARM

IPC classification:
A61B 19/00
Agent:
Alain Rhein, Cabinet Bleger-Rhein-Poupon
Agent:
Alain Rhein, Cabinet BREV&SUD
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13305591

Intervertebral device

IPC classification:
A61B 17/70
Applicant:
Zimmer Spine
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP12814060

SHOULDER PROSTHESIS

IPC classification:
A61F 2/30, A61F 2/40
Applicant:
Biomet Manufacturing LLC
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12813617

SUTURE BUTTON

IPC classification:
A61B 17/04, A61B 17/80, A61B 17/86
Applicant:
Biomet Manufacturing LLC
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12795507

ROBOTIC-ASSISTED DEVICE FOR POSITIONING A SURGICAL INSTRUMENT RELATIVE TO THE BODY OF A PATIENT

IPC classification:
A61B 17/00, A61B 19/00
Agent:
Alain Rhein, Cabinet Bleger-Rhein-Poupon
Agent:
Alain Rhein, Cabinet BREV&SUD
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12813619

ULNAR HEAD IMPLANT

IPC classification:
A61F 2/42
Applicant:
Biomet Manufacturing LLC
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP13701883

POROUS METAL IMPLANTS WITH BONE CEMENT

IPC classification:
A61L 27/04, A61L 27/56
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP14168309

User interlock for a medical waste fluid collection and disposal system

IPC classification:
A61M 1/00
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP13701882

COMPOSITE DEVICE THAT COMBINES POROUS METAL AND BONE STIMULI

IPC classification:
A61L 27/04, A61L 27/54, A61L 27/56
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12786777

TEMPORARY ABUTMENT WITH COMBINATION OF SCANNING FEATURES AND PROVISIONALIZATION FEATURES

IPC classification:
A61C 8/00, A61C 9/00, A61C 13/107, A61C 13/265
Applicant:
Biomet 3i, LLC
Agent:
Oliver Wolfgang Kuhn, Guardian IP Consulting I/S
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13196556

Self-contained fluid-power servomechanism

IPC classification:
F15B 15/18
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13703945

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR CREATING PATIENT-SPECIFIC INSTRUMENTATION FOR CHONDRAL GRAFT TRANSFER

IPC classification:
A61B 17/00, A61B 17/32, A61B 17/3205, A61B 17/56
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12816809

DISTAL RADIUS FRACTURE FIXATION PLATE WITH INTEGRATED AND ADJUSTABLE VOLAR ULNAR FACET SUPPORT

IPC classification:
A61B 17/80
Applicant:
Biomet CV
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP12756058

ASYMMETRIC TIBIAL COMPONENTS FOR A KNEE PROSTHESIS

IPC classification:
A61F 2/30, A61F 2/38, A61F 2/46
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13743819

BONE PLACE FOR ELASTIC OSTEOSYNTHESIS

IPC classification:
A61B 17/70, A61B 17/76, A61F 2/28, A61F 2/44
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13704283

HUMERAL IMPLANT HAVING A FLOATING BEARING

IPC classification:
A61F 2/40
Applicant:
Biomet Manufacturing LLC
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Andrew Dowling, Haseltine Lake LLP
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP13710642

PATIENT-SPECIFIC ACETABULAR GUIDES AND ASSOCIATED INSTRUMENTS

IPC classification:
A61B 17/16, A61B 17/17, A61F 2/34, A61F 2/46
Applicant:
Biomet Manufacturing LLC
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Andrew Dowling, Haseltine Lake LLP
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP14175435

Fluid level sensor cover for a medical waste fluid collection and disposal system

IPC classification:
G01F 23/72
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP12794839

POROUS METAL DEVICE FOR REGENERATING SOFT TISSUE-TO-BONE INTERFACE

IPC classification:
A61F 2/08, A61L 27/56
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13712407

LOCKABLE INTRAMEDULLARY FIXATION DEVICE

IPC classification:
A61B 17/72
Applicant:
Biomet Manufacturing LLC
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13715785

FEMORAL AUGMENTS FOR USE WITH KNEE JOINT PROSTHESIS

IPC classification:
A61F 2/30, A61F 2/38
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP13711520

BONE POSITIONING DEVICE AND METHOD

IPC classification:
A61B 17/15, A61B 19/00
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP13763943

SURFACE TREATMENT FOR AN IMPLANT SURFACE

IPC classification:
B31D 3/00, B44C 1/22
Applicant:
Biomet 3i, LLC
Agent:
Oliver Wolfgang Kuhn, Guardian IP Consulting I/S
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13768750

GLENOID IMPLANT SURGERY USING PATIENT SPECIFIC INSTRUMENTATION

IPC classification:
A61B 17/17, A61B 17/88, A61B 17/90, A61F 2/40, A61F 2/46
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13716637

TIBIAL PROSTHESIS SYSTEMS, KITS, AND METHODS

IPC classification:
A61F 2/46
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP13716636

TIBIAL PROSTHESIS SYSTEMS, KITS, AND METHODS

IPC classification:
A61F 2/46
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13719138

PROSTHETIC ANKLE COMPONENTS

IPC classification:
A61F 2/30, A61F 2/42
Applicant:
Biomet UK Healthcare Limited
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Andrew Dowling, Haseltine Lake LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP14158181

Apparatus for augmenting the posterior aspect of a femoral knee joint prosthesis component

IPC classification:
A61F 2/30, A61F 2/38
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP13777545

MULTIPLE SPINDLE ADJUSTABLE INTERBODY FUSION DEVICES AND METHODS OF USE

IPC classification:
A61B 17/70, A61F 2/44
Applicant:
Biomet Spine, LLC
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13717940

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR IMPROVED INTRA-ORAL SCANNING PROTOCOL AND CALIBRATION

IPC classification:
A61C 8/00, A61C 9/00
Applicant:
Biomet 3i, LLC
Agent:
Oliver Wolfgang Kuhn, Guardian IP Consulting I/S
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13718999

GLENOID IMPLANT

IPC classification:
A61B 17/86, A61F 2/30, A61F 2/40, A61F 2/46
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP14183632

Patient-specific surgical guide for intra-operative production of patient-specific augment

IPC classification:
A61B 17/17, A61C 13/00, A61F 2/30, A61F 2/40
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13722893

POROUS SPACERS, INSTRUMENTS, AND METHODS FOR FOOT AND ANKLE FUSION

IPC classification:
A61B 17/15, A61F 2/42
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP14186411

Surgical helmet

IPC classification:
A42B 3/28
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP13794725

PATIENT-SPECIFIC INSTRUMENTATION AND METHOD FOR ARTICULAR JOINT REPAIR

IPC classification:
A61B 17/15, A61B 17/17, A61B 17/56, A61B 19/00, A61F 2/38, A61F 2/46
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13730969

ANISOTROPIC POROUS SCAFFOLDS AND METHOD OF MAKING ANISOTROPIC POROUS SCAFFOLDS

IPC classification:
A61L 27/56, C22C 1/08
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP13734583

ELBOW PROSTHESIS

IPC classification:
A61F 2/38
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP11785539

CLAMPING ASSEMBLY WITH LINKS

IPC classification:
A61B 17/64, F16B 2/18
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP11774150

EXTERNAL FIXATION SURGICAL CLAMP WITH SWIVEL

IPC classification:
A61B 17/64
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP11773954

SINGLE LOCK EXTERNAL FIXATION CLAMP ARRANGEMENT

IPC classification:
A61B 17/64
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13736738

THIN FILM TANTALUM COATING FOR MEDICAL IMPLANTS

IPC classification:
A61L 27/30, C23C 16/40
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13740152

BONE FIXATION TOOL

IPC classification:
A61B 17/84, A61B 17/88
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP13822636

PATIENT-SPECIFIC INSTRUMENTATION FOR IMPLANT REVISION SURGERY

IPC classification:
A61B 17/56
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13823276

PATIENT SPECIFIC INSTRUMENTATION WITH MEMS IN SURGERY

IPC classification:
A61B 5/00, A61B 6/00, A61B 17/15, A61B 17/17, A61B 19/00, B81B 7/02
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13731568

POROUS DENTAL IMPLANT

IPC classification:
A61B 17/86, A61C 8/00
Applicant:
Zimmer Dental Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13823085

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR JOINT REPLACEMENT

IPC classification:
A61F 2/32
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Robin Lloyd, Kilburn & Strode LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13825603

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR CREATING FRAME OF REFERENCE FOR CAS WITH INERTIAL SENSORS

IPC classification:
A61B 17/56, A61B 19/00, A61G 13/10, G01B 5/008
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13825223

PELVIC DIGITIZER DEVICE WITH INERTIAL SENSOR UNIT AND METHOD

IPC classification:
A61B 17/56, A61B 19/00, A61F 2/32
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP10846822

MEMS -BASED METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR TRACKING A FEMORAL FRAME OF REFERENCE

IPC classification:
A61B 17/56, A61B 19/00, A61F 2/46, G01P 15/18
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP13753767

TROCHANTER ATTACHMENT DEVICE

IPC classification:
A61F 2/30
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP13762636

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR SEPARATION AND CONCENTRATING FLUIDS CONTAINING MULTIPLE COMPONENTS

IPC classification:
A61M 1/02
Applicant:
Biomet Biologics LLC
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13752993

EXTERNAL FIXATION

IPC classification:
A61B 17/64
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP13765588

KNEE PROSTHESIS

IPC classification:
A61F 2/38
Applicant:
Biomet Manufacturing LLC
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP15152599

A drill guide

IPC classification:
A61B 17/17
Applicant:
Biomet UK Limited
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Andrew Dowling, Haseltine Lake LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13773904

FLEXIBLE PLANAR MEMBER FOR TISSUE FIXATION

IPC classification:
A61B 17/04
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13762699

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR IMPLANTING A PROSTHESIS

IPC classification:
A61F 2/30, A61F 2/46
Applicant:
Biomet Manufacturing LLC
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Andrew Dowling, Haseltine Lake LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13837725

DISTAL FEMUR CUTTING BLOCK AND METHOD OF USING THE SAME

IPC classification:
A61B 17/58
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP15151679

Quick-lock driver for a bone screw

IPC classification:
A61B 17/70
Applicant:
Zimmer Spine, Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP13867717

JIGS FOR PLACING DENTAL IMPLANT ANALOGS IN MODELS AND METHODS OF DOING THE SAME

IPC classification:
A61C 8/00, A61C 13/12, A61C 13/23
Applicant:
Biomet 3i, LLC
Agent:
Guardian IP Consulting I/S
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
The patent has been granted
EP13774282

SHOULDER IMPLANT SYSTEM

IPC classification:
A61F 2/40
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP13776608

VARIABLE DENSITY IMPLANT AND METHOD

IPC classification:
A61F 2/30
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
APPLICATION WITHDRAWN
EP10855135

BONE TRACKING WITH A GYROSCOPE SENSOR IN COMPUTER-ASSISTED SURGERY

IPC classification:
A61B 17/56, A61B 19/00
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
APPLICATION WITHDRAWN
EP13779431

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR SELECTING SURFACE FINISHES

IPC classification:
A61C 8/00, A61C 13/00
Applicant:
Biomet 3i, LLC
Agent:
Guardian IP Consulting I/S
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13786853

ORTHOPEDIC CONNECTIONS

IPC classification:
A61F 2/30, A61F 2/36, A61F 2/40
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13786880

PATIENT-SPECIFIC SACROILIAC AND PEDICLE GUIDES

IPC classification:
A61B 17/17
Applicant:
Biomet Manufacturing LLC
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Andrew Dowling, Haseltine Lake LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP15161961

METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING DENTAL IMPLANT COMPONENTS

IPC classification:
A61C 8/00
Applicant:
Biomet 3i, LLC
Agent:
Guardian IP Consulting I/S
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP15160669

Hip resurfacing drill guide device

IPC classification:
A61B 17/17
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP13799622

BONE ANCHORING DEVICE

IPC classification:
A61B 17/70
Applicant:
Zimmer Spine
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13815628

PATIENT-SPECIFIC ACETABULAR GUIDE FOR ANTERIOR APPROACH

IPC classification:
A61B 17/17
Applicant:
Biomet Manufacturing LLC
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Andrew Dowling, Haseltine Lake LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13818131

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR STITCHING TENDONS

IPC classification:
A61B 17/04, A61B 17/06, A61F 2/08
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP13818070

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PRE-FORMING A HIGH TIBIAL OSTEOTOMY

IPC classification:
A61B 17/80, A61F 2/28, A61F 2/30
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Andrew Dowling, Haseltine Lake LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP14701633

DISTAL RESECTION SYSTEMS AND METHODS

IPC classification:
A61B 17/15, A61B 17/17
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
The patent has been granted
EP14742780

ADJUSTABLE INTERBODY FUSION DEVICE AND METHOD OF USE

IPC classification:
A61F 2/44
Applicant:
Biomet Spine, LLC
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP14702699

FUNCTIONALLY-CLOSED, STERILE BLOOD PROCESSING SOLUTION SYSTEM AND METHOD

IPC classification:
A61M 1/02
Applicant:
Biomet Biologics LLC
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP14707864

METHODS FOR REJUVENATING RED BLOOD CELLS

IPC classification:
A61K 31/19, A61K 31/70, A61K 31/7076, A61K 35/14, A61P 7/00, C12N 5/078
Applicant:
Biomet Biologics LLC
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP14705258

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR REPAIRING BONE DEFECTS

IPC classification:
A61B 17/17
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP10856541

PROXIMITY-TRIGGERED COMPUTER-ASSISTED SURGERY SYSTEM AND METHOD

IPC classification:
A61B 17/00, A61B 17/15, A61B 19/00
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP14706397

TAPERED TIBIAL AUGMENT

IPC classification:
A61F 2/30
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
The patent has been granted
EP14707020

BEARING FIXATION

IPC classification:
A61F 2/34
Applicant:
Biomet Manufacturing LLC
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP14707021

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR POSITIONING A PROSTHESIS

IPC classification:
A61F 2/30, A61F 2/46
Applicant:
Biomet Manufacturing LLC
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15170169

DEVICE AND METHOD FOR HIP-ANKLE ANGLE VERIFICATION AND MECHANICAL AXIS DIGITIZATION

IPC classification:
A61B 5/107, A61B 19/00, A61F 2/46
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14753550

PATIENT-SPECIFIC DENTAL PROSTHESIS AND GINGIVAL CONTOURING DEVELOPED BY PREDICTIVE MODELING

IPC classification:
A61C 13/00, G06F 19/00
Applicant:
Biomet 3i, LLC
Agent:
Guardian IP Consulting I/S
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15173938

TRANSVERSE CONNECTOR

IPC classification:
A61B 17/70
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP14712508

MODULAR GLENOID BASE PLATE WITH AUGMENTS

IPC classification:
A61F 2/30, A61F 2/40
Applicant:
Biomet Manufacturing LLC
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14712950

INTRAMEDULLARY RESECTION GUIDE AND METHODS

IPC classification:
A61B 17/15
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP14712819

EXTRAMEDULLARY RESECTION GUIDE AND METHODS

IPC classification:
A61B 17/15
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP14709803

METHODS AND NON-IMMUNOGENIC COMPOSITIONS FOR TREATING INFLAMMATORY DISORDERS

IPC classification:
A61K 35/14, A61K 38/17, A61M 1/36, A61P 11/00
Applicant:
Biomet Biologics LLC
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP14709014

TREATMENT OF PAIN USING PROTEIN SOLUTIONS

IPC classification:
A61K 35/14, A61K 38/17, A61P 9/00, A61P 19/00
Applicant:
Biomet Biologics LLC
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP14714491

TREATMENT OF PERIPHERAL VASCULAR DISEASE USING PROTEIN SOLUTIONS

IPC classification:
A61K 35/14, A61K 38/17, A61P 9/10
Applicant:
Biomet Biologics LLC
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP14707909

TREATMENT OF INFLAMMATORY RESPIRATORY DISEASE USING BIOLOGICAL SOLUTIONS

IPC classification:
A61K 35/14, A61K 38/17, A61P 11/00
Applicant:
Biomet Biologics LLC
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP14717907

RADIAL HEAD IMPLANT

IPC classification:
A61F 2/30, A61F 2/38
Applicant:
Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14776455

HEALING ABUTMENT ASSEMBLY WITH COMBINATION OF SCANNING FEATURES

IPC classification:
A61C 8/00
Applicant:
Biomet 3i, LLC
Agent:
Guardian IP Consulting I/S
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14769219

TWIST LOCK INTERFACE FOR ABUTMENT AND IMPLANT ASSEMBLY

IPC classification:
A61C 8/00, A61K 6/04
Applicant:
Biomet 3i, LLC
Agent:
Guardian IP Consulting I/S
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14729495

METHODS AND DEVICES FOR PATELLAR RESURFACING TREATMENT

IPC classification:
A61F 2/30, A61F 2/38
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14712539

PATIENT-SPECIFIC GLENOID GUIDE WITH A REUSABLE GUIDE HOLDER

IPC classification:
A61B 17/17
Applicant:
Biomet Manufacturing LLC
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP14714892

DENTAL IMPLANT WITH IMPROVED PROSTHETIC INTERFACE

IPC classification:
A61C 8/00
Applicant:
Zimmer Dental Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14716489

SURGICAL ACCESS TOOLS, GUIDE INSTRUMENTS AND ACCESSORIES FOR SUBCHONDRAL TREATMENT OF BONE

IPC classification:
A61B 17/17, A61B 17/34
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP14719912

UNIVERSAL ACETABULAR GUIDE AND ASSOCIATED HARDWARE

IPC classification:
A61B 17/17, A61B 17/88, A61F 2/46
Applicant:
Biomet Manufacturing LLC
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP14712538

ADJUSTABLE LATERAL ARTICULATING CONDYLE

IPC classification:
A61F 2/38
Applicant:
Biomet Manufacturing LLC
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP14710484

POROUS METAL GLENOID AND ASSOCIATED METHOD FOR MOLDING THE SAME

IPC classification:
A61F 2/40, A61L 27/04, A61L 27/34, A61L 27/56
Applicant:
Biomet Manufacturing LLC
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14716173

SCAFFOLD FOR SPRING LIGAMENT REPAIR

IPC classification:
A61B 17/04, A61F 2/08
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP14764054

EXPANDABLE FUSION CAGE SYSTEM

IPC classification:
A61B 17/70, A61B 17/88, A61F 2/44
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Franco Buzzi, Buzzi, Notaro & Antonielli d'Oulx Srl
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14713007

KNEE PROSTHESIS SYSTEM

IPC classification:
A61F 2/38
Applicant:
Biomet Manufacturing LLC
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
The patent has been granted
EP14713719

PROSTHETIC KNEE IMPLANT

IPC classification:
A61F 2/38
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14719503

RADIAL HEAD TRIALS

IPC classification:
A61F 2/30, A61F 2/38, A61F 2/46
Applicant:
Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP14783499

DENTAL IMPLANT WITH CODED UPPER SURFACE

IPC classification:
A61C 8/00
Applicant:
Biomet 3i, LLC
Agent:
Guardian IP Consulting I/S
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14786045

CROSS CONNECTOR SYSTEM

IPC classification:
A61B 17/70, A61B 17/86
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15153139

Porous calcium phosphate bone material

IPC classification:
A61F 2/00, A61K 9/00, A61K 38/18, A61L 27/12, A61L 27/54, A61L 27/56
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14732483

FEMORAL REAMERS HAVING A WEAR INDICATOR AND RELATED KITS AND METHODS

IPC classification:
A61B 17/16
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP15153142

LIQUID WASTE COLLECTION AND DISPOSAL SYSTEM

IPC classification:
A61M 1/00
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14732484

HEATED BOLT FOR MODULAR HIP STEM

IPC classification:
A61F 2/30, A61F 2/36
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP15191017

METHOD FOR PRE-OPERATIVE VISUALIZATION OF INSTRUMENTATION USED WITH A SURGICAL GUIDE FOR DENTAL IMPLANT PLACEMENT

IPC classification:
A61C 1/08, A61C 8/00, A61C 13/00
Applicant:
Biomet 3i, LLC
Agent:
Guardian IP Consulting I/S
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14808233

ANGLED INSTRUMENT ASSEMBLY

IPC classification:
A61B 17/16, A61B 17/84, A61B 17/88
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP14734702

FEMORAL EXPLANT DEVICE

IPC classification:
A61B 17/15, A61B 17/16, A61F 2/46
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP14811471

COMPUTER ASSISTED SUBCHONDRAL INJECTION

IPC classification:
A61B 17/17, A61B 17/88, A61F 2/46, A61L 24/00, G06F 19/00, A61B 90/00
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP14811113

ACETABULAR CUP PROSTHESIS POSITIONING INSTRUMENT AND METHOD

IPC classification:
A61F 2/34, A61F 2/46
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP15189205

ARTIFICIAL LIGAMENT WITH FIXATION LOOP

IPC classification:
A61F 2/08
Applicant:
Biomet UK Limited
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP11730540

MULTI-LOCKING EXTERNAL FIXATION CLAMP

IPC classification:
A61B 17/64
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP11707316

FRACTURE FIXATION DEVICE

IPC classification:
A61B 17/68, A61B 17/82, A61B 17/84
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP11799923

REVOLVING LOCK FOR EXTERNAL FIXATION CLAMPS

IPC classification:
A61B 17/64
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP11799922

EXTERNAL FIXATION CLAMP WITH CAM DRIVEN JAW

IPC classification:
A61B 17/64
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP11757511

POSITIONING APPARATUS FOR A PROSTHETIC IMPLANT

IPC classification:
A61B 17/15
Applicant:
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP14742428

SURGICAL BONE RASP HAVING FLATTENED MEDIAL TEETH

IPC classification:
A61B 17/16
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP15174394

ASYMMETRIC TIBIAL COMPONENTS FOR A KNEE PROSTHESIS

IPC classification:
A61F 2/38
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
The patent has been granted
EP14752912

LIGAMENT ASSEMBLY

IPC classification:
A61F 2/08, A61F 2/38
Applicant:
Biomet UK Healthcare Limited
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP14750605

LIGAMENT ASSEMBLY

IPC classification:
A61F 2/08, A61F 2/38
Applicant:
Biomet UK Healthcare Limited
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP14755314

X-RAY BASED CUT BLOCK POSITIONING JIG

IPC classification:
A61B 17/15
Applicant:
Biomet Manufacturing LLC
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
The patent has been granted
EP10856542

TOOL AND METHOD FOR DIGITAL ACQUISITION OF A TIBIAL MECHANICAL AXIS

IPC classification:
A61B 17/15, A61B 17/56, A61B 90/00
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15160934

TIBIAL BASEPLATE WITH ASYMMETRIC PLACEMENT OF FIXATION STRUCTURES

IPC classification:
A61F 2/30, A61F 2/38, A61F 2/46
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP11717103

BONE PLATE BENDER SYSTEM

IPC classification:
A61B 17/88
Applicant:
DePuy Products, Inc.
Applicant:
Biomet CV
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP11799671

ORTHOPAEDIC DEVICE AND METHODS FOR ITS PRE-ASSEMBLY

IPC classification:
A61B 17/70
Applicant:
Zimmer Spine
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Rodrigo Calvo de Nó, Cabinet Beau de Loménie (CBDL)
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP11787660

ROD HOLDING DEVICE

IPC classification:
A61B 17/70
Applicant:
Zimmer Spine
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Rodrigo Calvo de Nó, Cabinet Beau de Loménie (CBDL)
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP11788643

MODIFIED POLYMERIC MATERIALS AND METHODS MODIFYING POLYMERIC MATERIALS

IPC classification:
A61L 27/14, A61L 27/16, A61L 27/50, B29C 43/02, C08J 3/12, C08J 3/28, C08L 23/06
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP13177085

Prosthesis for simulating natural kinematics

IPC classification:
A61F 2/08, A61F 2/38
Applicant:
Biomet UK Limited
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP15174582

BONE FIXING SYSTEM

IPC classification:
A61B 17/70, A61B 17/80, A61B 17/82, A61B 17/84
Applicant:
Zimmer Spine
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14778020

ADAPTOR FOR MODULAR JOINT PROSTHESES

IPC classification:
A61F 2/30
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP14766462

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR USER EXERCISE MONITORING

IPC classification:
A61B 5/00, A61B 5/11, A63B 24/00, G06F 19/00
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP14846965

PATIENT SPECIFIC INSTRUMENTATION (PSI) FOR ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY AND SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR USING X-RAYS TO PRODUCE SAME

IPC classification:
A61F 2/46
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP14789661

POLYMER COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING ONE OR MORE PROTECTED ANTIOXIDANTS

IPC classification:
C08K 5/529, C08L 23/06
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP14784347

ROTARY MILL

IPC classification:
A61B 17/16, A61B 17/17
Applicant:
Biomet UK Healthcare Limited
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP14795869

VACUUM INDICATOR SYSTEM THAT AVOIDS RELEASE WITHOUT THE PROPER VACUUM LEVEL

IPC classification:
A61B 17/88, B01F 13/00, B01F 13/04, B01F 15/02
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12743576

APPARATUS FOR AUGMENTING THE POSTERIOR ASPECT OF A FEMORAL KNEE JOINT PROSTHESIS COMPONENT

IPC classification:
A61F 2/30, A61F 2/38
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP11760533

UNICONDYLAR MENISCAL BEARING KNEE REPLACEMENT

IPC classification:
A61F 2/30, A61F 2/38
Applicant:
Biomet UK Limited
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Barker Brettell LLP
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP11856025

KNEE ARTHROPLASTY APPARATUS

IPC classification:
A61B 17/16, A61B 17/56, A61F 2/46
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP14793393

CELL WASHING DEVICE USING A WAVE

IPC classification:
A61M 1/02, A61M 1/36, B01D 21/28, B01L 3/00, G01N 15/02, G01N 15/14
Applicant:
Biomet Biologics LLC
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP16157962

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR SELECTIVELY TREATING A SURFACE OF A COMPONENT

IPC classification:
C25D 11/00, C25D 11/02, C25D 17/14
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP12701310

REVERSE SHOULDER PROSTHETIC

IPC classification:
A61F 2/40
Applicant:
Biomet Manufacturing LLC
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP11791389

RESISTANCE WELDING A POROUS METAL LAYER TO A METAL SUBSTRATE

IPC classification:
A61F 2/30, A61F 2/36
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP11738919

ASYMMETRIC TIBIAL COMPONENTS FOR A KNEE PROSTHESIS

IPC classification:
A61F 2/38
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP11805569

INSTRUMENT FOR MANIPULATING AN IMPLANT

IPC classification:
A61F 2/46
Applicant:
Biomet UK Healthcare Limited
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP12305614

Device for fixing a bony structure to a support member

IPC classification:
A61B 17/70
Applicant:
Zimmer Spine
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Christophe Laurent Besnard, Cabinet Beau de Loménie (CBDL)
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP11777798

DRAINAGE APPLIANCE FOR BODY WASTE

IPC classification:
A61F 5/44
Applicant:
ConvaTec Technologies Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP11785400

Battery housing for powered surgical tool

IPC classification:
A61B 17/16, H01M 2/10
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Katzarov SA
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP11738918

TIBIAL PROSTHESIS

IPC classification:
A61F 2/30, A61F 2/38
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP15180629

FEMORAL COMPONENT FOR A KNEE PROSTHESIS WITH IMPROVED ARTICULAR CHARACTERISTICS

IPC classification:
A61F 2/38
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP11788714

ORTHOPEDIC IMPLANT WITH POROUS POLYMER BONE CONTACTING SURFACE

IPC classification:
A61F 2/36
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP11796894

PROSTHETIC INSERTER

IPC classification:
A61F 2/46
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP11774127

PYROLYTIC CARBON IMPLANTS WITH POROUS FIXATION COMPONENT AND METHODS OF MAKING THE SAME

IPC classification:
A61F 2/28, A61F 2/30, A61F 2/32, A61F 2/34, A61F 2/36, A61F 2/38, A61F 2/40, A61F 2/42, A61F 2/44
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP14812329

FASTENER SYSTEM

IPC classification:
A61F 2/30, A61F 2/38, F16B 13/00, F16B 43/00
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14816467

AUGMENT SYSTEM FOR AN IMPLANT

IPC classification:
A61F 2/30, A61F 2/38
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP12701600

ADAPTER FOR EXPLANT SYSTEM

IPC classification:
A61F 2/46
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP11793584

CERAMIC MONOBLOCK IMPLANTS WITH OSSEOINTEGRATION FIXATION SURFACES

IPC classification:
A61F 2/28, A61L 27/06, A61L 27/10, A61L 27/30, A61L 27/56
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP15177173

STOMA CLOSURE

IPC classification:
A61F 2/02, A61F 5/44
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP11758601

POLYAXIAL PEDICLE SCREW

IPC classification:
A61B 17/70
Applicant:
Zimmer Spine, Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP15197390

ANCHOR AND ROD CONNECTOR

IPC classification:
A61B 17/16, A61B 17/70
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP12703332

ROTARY MILL

IPC classification:
A61B 17/16, A61B 17/17
Applicant:
Biomet UK Healthcare Limited
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP14812855

PATIENT-SPECIFIC GLENOID IMPLANT

IPC classification:
A61F 2/30, A61F 2/40
Applicant:
Biomet Manufacturing LLC
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14821928

ADJUSTABLE ORTHOPEDIC CONNECTIONS

IPC classification:
A61B 17/70, A61B 17/86, A61F 2/30
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15700776

INSTRUMENT FOR MANIPULATING AN IMPLANT

IPC classification:
A61F 2/30, A61F 2/46
Applicant:
Biomet UK Healthcare Limited
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15701866

REVISION JOINT REPLACEMENT DEVICE AND METHOD

IPC classification:
A61B 17/15, A61B 17/17
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14872134

DENTAL SYSTEM FOR DEVELOPING CUSTOM PROSTHESES THROUGH SCANNING OF CODED MEMBERS

IPC classification:
A61C 11/00
Applicant:
Biomet 3i, LLC
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14828496

FLEXIBLE PROSTHETIC BEARING FOR JOINT

IPC classification:
A61F 2/30, A61F 2/38
Applicant:
Biomet UK Limited
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15708959

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR REDUCING IMPLANT CONTAMINATION FROM HANDLING

IPC classification:
A61F 2/00, A61F 2/34, A61F 2/36
Applicant:
Biomet Manufacturing LLC
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15708099

CELL FILTER SEPARATION SYSTEM

IPC classification:
A61M 1/02, A61M 1/36
Applicant:
Biomet Biologics LLC
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15191778

FEMORAL COMPONENT FOR A KNEE PROSTHESIS WITH IMPROVED ARTICULAR CHARACTERISTICS

IPC classification:
A61F 2/38
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
Request for examination was made
EP15708669

MELT-STABILIZED ULTRA HIGH MOLECULAR WEIGHT POLYETHYLENE AND METHOD OF MAKING THE SAME

IPC classification:
A61F 2/02, A61L 27/16, B29C 43/00, B29C 71/02, C08J 3/28, C08J 7/06, C08J 7/12, C08K 5/00, C08K 5/134, C08K 5/1545, C08L 23/06, C08L 67/02
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15713614

METHOD FOR RINSING AND DELIVERING BONE GRAFT

IPC classification:
A61F 2/46
Applicant:
Biomet Biologics LLC
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15721362

INTRAMEDULLARY DEVICE WITH COMPOUND FASTENER TRAJECTORIES

IPC classification:
A61B 17/72
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP16187934

SURGICAL HELMET

IPC classification:
A42B 3/28, A62B 18/04
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
Request for examination was made
EP15713805

PROSTHESIS WITH FIXED OR MOBILE BEARING

IPC classification:
A61F 2/38
Applicant:
Biomet UK Healthcare Limited
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15776219

IMPLANT WITH HIGH PRIMARY STABILITY AND ACCELERATED SECONDARY STABILITY

IPC classification:
A61K 6/04
Applicant:
Biomet 3i, LLC
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15779619

METHODS FOR COATING IMPLANT SURFACES TO TREAT SURGICAL INFECTIONS

IPC classification:
A61F 2/30, A61L 27/28, A61L 27/54
Applicant:
Biomet Manufacturing LLC
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15783238

OSTOMY POUCH FILTER SYSTEM

IPC classification:
A61F 5/441
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15721477

CONVERTIBLE PRE-PARTIAL KNEE REPLACEMENT

IPC classification:
A61F 2/38
Applicant:
Biomet Manufacturing LLC
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15785262

ACETABULAR CUP IMPACTING USING PATIENT-SPECIFIC INSTRUMENTATION

IPC classification:
A61F 2/46
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15724885

HUMERAL CUT GUIDE

IPC classification:
A61B 17/15, A61B 17/17
Applicant:
Biomet Manufacturing LLC
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15803893

PATIENT-SPECIFIC CUTTING BLOCK AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING SAME

IPC classification:
A61B 17/15
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15728733

PATIENT-SPECIFIC GLENOID DEPTH CONTROL

IPC classification:
A61B 17/16, A61B 17/17, A61F 2/46, A61B 34/00
Applicant:
Biomet Manufacturing LLC
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15741667

METHODS FOR MAKING CROSSLINKED ULTRA HIGH MOLECULAR WEIGHT POLYETHYLENE

IPC classification:
A61F 2/30, A61L 27/16, B29C 71/02, C08F 8/00, C08F 110/02, C08J 3/20, C08J 3/24, C08J 3/28, C08J 7/12, C08K 5/00, C08K 5/01, C08L 23/06
Applicant:
Biomet Manufacturing LLC
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15736126

INTERCONDYLAR COMPONENT AND FIN ATTACHMENT FEATURES FOR USE IN KNEE ARTHROPLASTY

IPC classification:
A61F 2/38
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP16203066

ULTRA HIGH MOLECULAR WEIGHT POLYETHYLENE ARTICLES AND METHODS OF FORMING ULTRA HIGH MOLECULAR WEIGHT POLYETHYLENE ARTICLES

IPC classification:
A61K 31/355, A61L 27/16, A61L 27/44, A61L 27/50, C08L 23/06
Applicant:
Zimmer GmbH
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Manitz Finsterwald Patentanwälte PartmbB
Status:
APPLICATION PUBLISHED
EP15738789

RESISTANCE WELDING A POROUS METAL LAYER TO A METAL SUBSTRATE UTILIZING AN INTERMEDIATE ELEMENT

IPC classification:
A61F 2/30, B23K 11/30
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15739458

PATIENT-SPECIFIC KNEE ALIGNMENT GUIDE AND ASSOCIATED METHOD

IPC classification:
A61B 17/15, A61F 2/46
Applicant:
Biomet Manufacturing LLC
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15745697

TRIAL PROSTHESIS SYSTEM

IPC classification:
A61F 2/36, A61F 2/46
Applicant:
Biomet Manufacturing LLC
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15750604

GLENOID IMPLANT

IPC classification:
A61F 2/30, A61F 2/40
Applicant:
Biomet Manufacturing LLC
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15751264

EXTERNAL FIXATION

IPC classification:
A61B 17/64
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15745735

FLEXIBLE PLATE FIXATION OF BONE FRACTURES

IPC classification:
A61B 17/80
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15756537

NON-SLIDING SOFT ANCHOR

IPC classification:
A61B 17/04, A61B 17/06
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15760351

BONE PLATE SYSTEM AND METHOD

IPC classification:
A61B 17/17, A61B 17/80, A61B 17/86
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15750543

INTERCHANGEABLE DRILL BITS FOR DRILL ASSEMBLY

IPC classification:
A61B 17/16
Applicant:
Biomet Manufacturing LLC
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
Request for examination was made
EP14901686

BONE DRILL GUIDES AND METHODS OF USE THEREOF

IPC classification:
A61B 17/17, A61B 17/56, A61B 17/58
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
Request for examination was made
EP15742473

ACETABULAR PROSTHESIS LINER

IPC classification:
A61F 2/32, A61F 2/34
Applicant:
Biomet Manufacturing LLC
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
Request for examination was made
EP15778504

ADJUSTABLE GLENOID PIN INSERTION GUIDE

IPC classification:
A61B 17/17
Applicant:
Biomet Manufacturing LLC
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
Request for examination was made
EP15778163

SOFT TISSUE ATTACHMENT

IPC classification:
A61B 17/04
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
Request for examination was made
EP15775589

TIBIAL TUBERCLE OSTEOTOMY GUIDE

IPC classification:
A61B 17/15, A61B 17/17, A61F 2/28
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
Request for examination was made
EP16179569

PATIENT-MODIFIED IMPLANT AND MANUFACTURING METHOD FOR SUCH AN IMPLANT

IPC classification:
A61B 17/15, A61F 2/30, A61F 2/38
Applicant:
Biomet Manufacturing LLC
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
The application has been published
EP16183466

LOCKING MECHANISM TO SECURE ENDS OF AN IMPLANTABLE FABRIC

IPC classification:
A61B 17/80
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
The application has been published
EP15790400

APPARATUS FOR BONE FIXATION

IPC classification:
A61B 17/064, A61B 17/70, A61B 17/80, A61F 2/44
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
Request for examination was made
EP15795081

METHODS OF PREVENTING SURGICAL SITE INFECTIONS

IPC classification:
A61K 9/08, A61K 38/16, A61K 47/02, A61P 31/02
Applicant:
Biomet Manufacturing LLC
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
Request for examination was made
EP16183635

TIBIAL PROSTHESIS SYSTEMS

IPC classification:
A61F 2/46
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
The application has been published
EP15790721

GAP REFERENCING FEMORAL SIZER

IPC classification:
A61B 17/02, A61B 17/15
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
Request for examination was made
EP16185377

UNICONDYLAR MENISCAL BEARING KNEE REPLACEMENT

IPC classification:
A61F 2/30, A61F 2/38
Applicant:
Biomet UK Limited
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
The application has been published
EP15805373

NAVIGATION INSTRUMENTS FOR SUBCHONDRAL BONE TREATMENT

IPC classification:
A61B 17/17, A61B 17/88
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
Request for examination was made
EP15808304

IN-LINE PEGGED HYBRID GLENOID

IPC classification:
A61F 2/30, A61F 2/40
Applicant:
Biomet Manufacturing LLC
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
Request for examination was made
EP15820349

ANTIOXIDANT-INFUSED ULTRA HIGH MOLECULAR WEIGHT POLYETHYLENE

IPC classification:
A61L 27/16, C08J 3/12
Applicant:
Zimmer Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
Request for examination was made

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