Europe Upholds Archus Spine Patent
Europe’s patent office on Tuesday confirmed the validity of Archus Orthopedics Inc.’s patent, No. EP-B-1223872, which was issued to the company in December 2004. The patent at issue covers a method of replacing a natural facet joint with a prosthesis anchored to the pedicle.
Facet joints are stabilizing joints between and behind the vertebrae that make up...
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