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Frédéric Fortin, Johann Robin: Flexible vertebral linking device. Paradigm Spine, Monument IP Law Group, August 17, 2010: US07776071 (60 worldwide citation)

A flexible intervertebral linking device (1) is provided. The device (1) utilizes two sets of structures. A first structure (11) is a rigid structure (110, 112, 114, 116) preferably made of biocompatible metallic materials providing the device with good mechanical resistance by integral load transmi ...


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Frank T Trautwein, Gary L Lowery: Polyaxial screw. Paradigm Spine, Monument IP Law Group, April 19, 2011: US07927359 (55 worldwide citation)

A bone-anchoring device is provided. The bone-anchoring device may comprise a screw including a threaded shaft portion configured to engage bone tissue, and a head portion having a cup-shaped cavity. The device may further include a rod connector and a linking member, wherein the linking member incl ...


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Jeremy Branscome, Michael Corwin, Liuxi Yang, Joseph I Chamdani: Hardware accelerated reconfigurable processor for accelerating database operations and queries. Teradata US, Monument IP Law Group, March 15, 2011: US07908259 (52 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the present invention provide a hardware accelerator that assists a host database system in processing its queries. The hardware accelerator comprises special purpose processing elements that are capable of receiving database query/operation tasks in the form of machine code database ...


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Liuxi Yang, Kapil Surlaker, Ravi Krishnamurthy, Michael Corwin, Jeremy Branscome, Krishnan Meiyyappan, Joseph I Chamdani: Accessing data in a column store database based on hardware compatible data structures. Teradata US, Monument IP Law Group, June 21, 2011: US07966343 (50 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the present invention provide one or more hardware-friendly data structures that enable efficient hardware acceleration of database operations. In particular, the present invention employs a column-store format for the database. In the database, column-groups are stored with implicit ...


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Guy Matge, Jean Jacques Martin: Dynamic intervertebral implant. Paradigm Spine, Monument IP Law Group, January 11, 2011: US07867276 (32 worldwide citation)

The implant includes two side walls resting against the vertebral end-plates and an intermediate wall joining the supporting walls. The implant can be deformed for insertion between the vertebrae to be treated to restore the attenuated mobility of the vertebrae, and includes mounting elements mounti ...


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Joseph I Chamdani, Raj Cherabuddi, Michael Corwin, Jeremy Branscome, Liuxi Yang, Ravi Krishnamurthy: Methods and systems for hardware acceleration of database operations and queries. Teradata US, Monument IP Law Group, August 14, 2012: US08244718 (31 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the present invention provide a database system that is optimized by using hardware acceleration. The system may be implemented in several variations to accommodate a wide range of queries and database sizes. In some embodiments, the system may comprise a host system that is coupled t ...


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Peter F Sharkey, Charles F Leinberry: Osteoarthritis treatment and device. Knee Creations, Monument IP Law Group, November 22, 2011: US08062364 (31 worldwide citation)

A method for treating arthritis of a joint includes identifying a bone lesion in a bone adjacent to the joint; and implanting in the bone a reinforcing member in or adjacent to the bone lesion. A kit for conducting the method includes: (a) at least one reinforcing member having a proximal face adapt ...


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Frank T Trautwein, Ralf Riesinger, Gary L Lowery, Marc R Viscogliosi: Interlaminar-interspinous vertebral stabilization system. Paradigm Spine, Monument IP Law Group, April 12, 2011: US07922750 (30 worldwide citation)

An implantable interlaminar-interspinous stabilization system is provided. The system may comprise a U-shaped implantable device having an inferior section, a superior section, a midsection extending therebetween, and pair of lateral walls for engaging a spinous process of a vertebra, each of the la ...


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Charanpreet S Bagga, Shaun B Hanson, Christopher D Mandeen, Michael J Simpson, Steven B Cohen, Charles F Leinberry, Peter F Sharkey: Implantable devices for subchondral treatment of joint pain. Zimmer Knee Creations, Monument IP Law Group, December 17, 2013: US08608802 (26 worldwide citation)

Devices and associated methods are disclosed for treating bone, and particularly bone tissue at the joints. Disclosed are implantable devices that can be used either alone or in combination with this augmentation or hardening material for the repair of bone defects and which are particularly suited ...


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Frédéric Fortin, Johann Robin: Flexible vertebral linking device. Fourth Dimension Spine, Monument IP Law Group, July 27, 2010: US07763048 (22 worldwide citation)

A flexible intervertebral linking device (1) is provided. The device (1) utilizes two sets of structures. A first structure (11) is a rigid structure (110, 112, 114, 116) preferably made of biocompatible metallic materials providing the device with good mechanical resistance by integral load transmi ...