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Klaus Hafemann
Hafemann Klaus: Hair styling or hair care device. Wik Far East, March 30, 2005: EP1518475-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

The electric hair shaper drier has a hot air blower to provide a hot air flow for drying and-or forming the hair. The shaper (1) has one or more scent dispensers (10) to disperse heat actuated scent onto the users hair. The scent dispenser can be a plastics housing arranged in the hot air flow and i ...


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Brian Thomas
Hodorek Robert A, Thomas Brian H: Bearing implant. Zimmer Tech, October 18, 2006: EP1712205-A2 (17 worldwide citation)

An implant (10) is provided having a bearing surface (20) joined to a substrate (22).


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Brian Thomas
Thomas Brian H, Yakimicki Donald L, Charlebois Steven, Borgstede Laura L, Abt Niels, Mason James J, Popoola Oludele: Hydrogel compositions and uses thereof. Zimmer, Thomas Brian H, Yakimicki Donald L, Charlebois Steven, Borgstede Laura L, Abt Niels, Mason James J, Popoola Oludele, RHODES Christopher R, July 16, 2009: WO/2009/088654 (9 worldwide citation)

Certain features and aspects are directed to a hydrogel composition comprising at least one polymer with functional groups including alcohol groups, acid groups, and amide groups and where the ratio of the functional alcohol groups to functional acid groups in the hydrogel composition ranges from ab ...


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Brian Thomas
Thomas Brian, Zhang Kai, Hudgins Garryl, Hodorek Robert: Methods of bonding or modifying hydrogels using irradiation. Zimmer, Thomas Brian, Zhang Kai, Hudgins Garryl, Hodorek Robert, DAVIDSON Kristi L, June 14, 2007: WO/2007/067697 (9 worldwide citation)

This invention provides methods and processes to attach or bond hydrogels to suitable surfaces using irradiation techniques and also provides methods and processes to create crosslinked regions in hydrogel articles using these irradiation techniques. Specifically, lasers at wavelengths tuned to the ...


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Brian Thomas
Hawkins Michael E, Pletcher Dirk L, Thomas Brian, Zhang Kai, Brinkerhuff Hallie E: Methods of preparing hydrogel coatings. Zimmer, Hawkins Michael E, Pletcher Dirk L, Thomas Brian, Zhang Kai, Brinkerhuff Hallie E, DAVIDSON Kristi L, October 4, 2007: WO/2007/112305 (7 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides hydrogel coated, implantable medical devices and 10 methods of coating hydrogels onto implantable medical devices. In one embodiment, a hydrogel coated medical device is formed by 12 physically treating a surface of the medical device, 14 chemically treating the surfac ...


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Brian Thomas
Brian H Thomas, Donald L Yakimicki, Steven Charlebois, Laura L Borgstede, Niels Abt, James J Mason, Oludele Popoola: Chemical composition of hydrogels for use as articulating surfaces. Zimmer, Cook Alex, October 11, 2011: US08034362 (1 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a hydrogel composition comprising at least one polymer with functional groups including alcohol groups, acid groups, and amide groups and where the ratio of the functional alcohol groups to functional acid groups in the hydrogel composition ranges from about 16:1 to ab ...


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Brian Thomas
Brian H Thomas, Dean M Acker, Ray Gsell, Norman Stark: Crosslinked polymers including one or more antioxidants, methods for making same and methods for selecting antioxidants. Zimmer, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A, June 21, 2016: US09370602

The present disclosure is directed to polymer compositions having one or more antioxidants providing high crosslink density and improved oxidation resistance to the polymer composition and methods for making same. Such polymer compositions can be advantageously used to make orthopedic implants. The ...


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Brian Thomas
Oludele O Popoola, David M Miller, Jeffrey P Anderson, Brian H Thomas: Ceramic monoblock implants with osseointegration fixation surfaces. Zimmer, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A, February 2, 2016: US09248020

Monoblock orthopedic and/or dental implants are disclosed. The monoblock implants include a ceramic articulating surface and an osseointegrative bone-contacting surface. Methods of making such implants also disclosed.


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Brian Thomas
Brian Thomas, Donald Yakimicki: Synthetic polymer adhesives and methods for making, using and delivering the same. Zimmer, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A, September 1, 2015: US09119605

A synthetic polymer based adhesive formulation that has properties substantially simulating selected properties of fibrin glue, and methods of making and using the same. The adhesive formulation includes a discrete acid solution and discrete base solution that when combined form a synthetic polymer ...


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Brian Thomas
Brian H Thomas, Donald L Yakimicki, Oludele O Popoola, Michael Wallick: Modified polymeric materials and methods of modifying polymeric materials. Zimmer, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A, January 6, 2015: US08927616

Methods of forming polymeric articles using plasma treated polymer resins, and orthopedic implants comprising a polymeric article wherein the polymeric article has reactive groups bonded to polymer molecules in an interior region of the polymeric article.



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