Eminent Spine Issued Bone Plate and Plating System Patent
May 14, 2014
On April 1st 2014, the United States Patent and Trademark Office issued a patent for Eminent Spine’s Bone Plate and Plating System (Fang Plate). The patent number issued was 8,685,069. The Tri-lobe Technology is utilized in the Fang Plate. The locking mechanism of the screw/plate interface allows for a very low profile lumbar buttress plate.
About Eminent Spine
Eminent Spine is a privately owned company, founded in 2008, whose founders have pioneered a new era in spinal technology. Dr. Steve Courtney and David Freehill co-founded Eminent Spine with the idea of combining a spine surgeon’s medical expertise with an engineer’s experience of manufacturing and design. To learn more about Eminent Spine please visit their website at www.eminentspine.com