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

We have observed 316 EP applications Julie Mays has served for within the last five+ years. (We consider all applications which have an EP A1 publication dated after December 15, 2012). Please note, that we only count EP applications, in which the name of the patent attorney is explicitly mentioned as representative. These EP applications are:

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:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Alain Rhein, Cabinet BREV&SUD
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:
The patent has been granted
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:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley 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:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley 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:
Andrew Dowling, Haseltine Lake LLP
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP12721676

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR FIXATION OF AN ACL GRAFT

IPC classification:
A61F 2/08
Agent:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley 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:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley 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:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley 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:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP12737417

ELBOW PROSTHESIS

IPC classification:
A61F 2/30, A61F 2/38
Applicant:
Biomet Manufacturing LLC
Agent:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Davide Luigi Petraz, GLP Srl
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:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley 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:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12723008

SPRING BASE GLENOSPHERE

IPC classification:
A61F 2/40
Applicant:
Biomet Manufacturing LLC
Applicant:
Biomet Manufacturing Corp.
Agent:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley 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:
Rodrigo Calvo de Nó, Cabinet Beau de Loménie (CBDL)
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
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:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley 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:
Christophe Laurent Besnard, Cabinet Beau de Loménie (CBDL)
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
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:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP14158222

Bone graft delivery apparatus

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

PATIENT-SPECIFIC GLENOID GUIDES

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

PROSTHESIS COMPONENT

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

METHODS FOR PATIENT-SPECIFIC SHOULDER ARTHROPLASTY

IPC classification:
A61B 17/17
Applicant:
Biomet Manufacturing LLC
Agent:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley 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:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12806211

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TENSIONING A SUTURE

IPC classification:
A61B 17/04
Agent:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley 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:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12784171

PATIENT-SPECIFIC GLENOID GUIDE AND IMPLANTS

IPC classification:
A61F 2/30
Applicant:
Biomet Manufacturing LLC
Agent:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley 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:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12781532

VARIABLE LOCKING BONE PLATING SYSTEM

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

APPARATUS FOR FORMING A SELF-LOCKING ADJUSTABLE LOOP

IPC classification:
A61B 17/04, A61B 17/06
Agent:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley 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:
Katzarov SA
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
The patent has been granted
EP12815914

BONE MARROW ASPIRATION NEEDLE

IPC classification:
A61B 10/02
Applicant:
Biomet Biologics LLC
Agent:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Venner Shipley 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:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Alain Rhein, Cabinet Bleger-Rhein-Poupon
Agent:
Alain Rhein, Cabinet BREV&SUD
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:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12813617

SUTURE BUTTON

IPC classification:
A61B 17/04, A61B 17/80, A61B 17/86
Applicant:
Biomet Manufacturing LLC
Agent:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley 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:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Alain Rhein, Cabinet Bleger-Rhein-Poupon
Agent:
Alain Rhein, Cabinet BREV&SUD
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12813619

ULNAR HEAD IMPLANT

IPC classification:
A61F 2/42
Applicant:
Biomet Manufacturing LLC
Agent:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley 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:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley 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:
Andrew Dowling, Haseltine Lake LLP
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley 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:
Andrew Dowling, Haseltine Lake LLP
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley 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:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley 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:
Andrew Dowling, Haseltine Lake LLP
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley 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:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley 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:
The patent has been granted
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:
The patent has been granted
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:
Robin Lloyd, Kilburn & Strode LLP
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley 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:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Venner Shipley 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:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP15152599

A drill guide

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

FLEXIBLE PLANAR MEMBER FOR TISSUE FIXATION

IPC classification:
A61B 17/04
Agent:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley 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:
Andrew Dowling, Haseltine Lake LLP
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley 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:
Andrew Dowling, Haseltine Lake LLP
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley 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:
Andrew Dowling, Haseltine Lake LLP
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley 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:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley 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:
Andrew Dowling, Haseltine Lake LLP
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley 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:
Franco Buzzi, Buzzi, Notaro & Antonielli d'Oulx Srl
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
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:
The patent has been granted
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:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley 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:
The patent has been granted
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:
Biomet CV
Applicant:
DePuy Products, Inc.
Agent:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
The patent has been granted
EP11799671

ORTHOPAEDIC DEVICE AND METHODS FOR ITS PRE-ASSEMBLY

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

ROD HOLDING DEVICE

IPC classification:
A61B 17/70
Applicant:
Zimmer Spine
Agent:
Rodrigo Calvo de Nó, Cabinet Beau de Loménie (CBDL)
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
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:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley 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:
The patent has been granted
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:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Barker Brettell 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:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley 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:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley 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:
Christophe Laurent Besnard, Cabinet Beau de Loménie (CBDL)
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
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:
Katzarov SA
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
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:
Ashley Simon Giles, Haseltine Lake LLP
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley 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:
Manitz Finsterwald Patentanwälte PartmbB
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
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
EP15794034

ROBOTIC DEVICE FOR DENTAL SURGERY

IPC classification:
A61C 1/08, A61B 34/30, A61B 34/00, A61B 34/20
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
Request for examination was made
EP16189730

LID FOR A CANISTER OF A MEDICAL WASTE FLUID COLLECTION AND DISPOSAL SYSTEM

IPC classification:
A61M 1/00, B08B 9/08
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
The application has been published
EP16204541

CAPSULE CUTTER

IPC classification:
A61B 17/32
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
The application has been published
EP17163418

ANTIMICROBIAL COMPOSITIONS

IPC classification:
A01N 37/44, A01N 59/00, A01N 59/12, A01N 59/16, A01P 1/00
Applicant:
ConvaTec Technologies Inc.
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
The application has been published
EP16189084

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:
The application has been published
EP16701891

SURGICAL CLAMPS

IPC classification:
A61B 17/60, A61B 17/64
Applicant:
Biomet Manufacturing LLC
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
Request for examination was made
EP16702458

ORTHOPEDIC IMPLANT FOR BONE FIXATION

IPC classification:
A61B 17/064, A61B 17/068, A61B 17/17, A61B 17/80
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
Request for examination was made
EP16704717

APPARATUSES FOR FEMUR CORRECTION

IPC classification:
A61B 17/17, A61B 17/72, A61B 17/88
Applicant:
Biomet Manufacturing LLC
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
Request for examination was made
EP16702250

AVULSION FRACTION FIXATION CONSTRUCT

IPC classification:
A61B 17/06
Applicant:
Biomet Manufacturing LLC
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
Request for examination was made
EP16700787

LINER SYSTEM

IPC classification:
A61F 2/34
Applicant:
Biomet Manufacturing LLC
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
Request for examination was made
EP16703646

AUGMENTED GLENOID AND METHOD FOR PREPARATION

IPC classification:
A61B 17/17
Applicant:
Biomet Manufacturing LLC
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
Request for examination was made
EP16746026

MECHANICALLY GUIDED IMPACTOR FOR HIP ARTHROPLASTY

IPC classification:
A61B 17/90, A61B 17/92, A61F 2/34, A61F 2/46
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
Request for examination was made
EP16195867

OSTEOINDUCTIVE BONE MATERIAL

IPC classification:
A61F 2/28, A61L 27/12, A61L 27/22, A61L 27/26, A61L 27/34, A61L 27/36, A61L 27/46, A61L 27/48
Agent:
Julie Mays, Venner Shipley LLP
Status:
The application has been published

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