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Bill Jordan Pope, Jeffery K Taylor, Richard H Dixon, Clayton F Gardinier, Louis M Pope, Dean C Blackburn, Michael A Vail: Prosthetic hip joint having a polycrystalline diamond articulation surface and a plurality of substrate layers. Diamicron, Daniel P McCarthy, Parsons Behle & Latimer, September 21, 2004: US06793681 (195 worldwide citation)

Prosthetic joints, components for prosthetic joints, superhard bearing and articulation surfaces, diamond bearing and articulation surfaces, substrate surface topographical features, materials for making joints, bearing and articulation surfaces, and methods for manufacturing and finishing the same, ...


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Bill J Pope, Jeffery K Taylor, Richard H Dixon, Clayton F Gardinier, Louis M Pope II, Dean C Blackburn, Michael A Vail: Bearings, races and components thereof having diamond and other superhard surfaces. Diamicron, Daniel P McCarthy, Parsons Behle & Latimer, December 2, 2003: US06655845 (59 worldwide citation)

Diamond bearings and bearing components are disclosed. Some embodiments of the bearings and bearing components include polycrystalline diamond compacts sintered under high pressure and high temperature to create a diamond table chemically and mechanically bonded to a substrate, the diamond table pre ...


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Bill J Pope, Jeffery K Taylor, Richard H Dixon, Clayton F Gardinier, Louis M Pope, Dean C Blackburn, Michael A Vail, Kenneth M Jensen: Diamond-surfaced femoral head for use in a prosthetic joint. Diamicron, Daniel P McCarthy, Parsons Behle & Latimer, October 5, 2004: US06800095 (48 worldwide citation)

Prosthetic joints, components for prosthetic joints, superhard bearing and articulation surfaces, diamond bearing and articulation surfaces, substrate surface topographical features, materials for making joints, bearing and articulation surfaces, and methods for manufacturing and finishing the same, ...


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Bill J Pope, Jeffery K Taylor, Richard H Dixon, Clayton F Gardinier, Louis M Pope II, Dean C Blackburn, Michael A Vail: Bearings, races and components thereof having diamond and other superhard surfaces. Diamicron, Bateman IP Law Group, February 23, 2010: US07665898 (15 worldwide citation)

Diamond bearings and bearing components are disclosed. Some embodiments of the bearings and bearing components include polycrystalline diamond compacts sintered under high pressure and high temperature to create a diamond table chemically and mechanically bonded to a substrate, the diamond table pre ...


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Bill J Pope, Jeffery K Taylor, Richard H Dixon, Clayton F Gardinier, Louis M Pope II, Dean C Blackburn, Michael A Vail: Bearings, races and components thereof having diamond and other superhard surfaces. Diamicron, Bateman IP Law Group, December 9, 2008: US07461978 (13 worldwide citation)

Diamond bearings and bearing components are disclosed. Some embodiments of the bearings and bearing components include polycrystalline diamond compacts sintered under high pressure and high temperature to create a diamond table chemically and mechanically bonded to a substrate, the diamond table pre ...


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Richard H Dixon, Clayton F Gardinier, Troy J Medford, Dean C Blackburn, Jeffery K Taylor, Bill J Pope: Articulating diamond-surfaced spinal implants. Diamicron, Bateman IP, Brett Peterson, September 13, 2011: US08016889 (10 worldwide citation)

Articulating diamond-surfaced spinal implants are disclosed. The implants use sintered polycrystalline articulation surfaces which are attached to spinal endplates and which are implanted to replace damaged spinal joints. The implants provide a long wearing and biocompatible articulation surface. Ma ...