Thompson Surgical Virtual Patent Marking

The following Thompson Surgical products and services are protected by patents in the United States and in other jurisdictions of the world. This webpage is provided to satisfy the virtual patent marking provisions of various jurisdictions including the virtual patent marking provisions of the America Invents Act and to provide notice under 35 U.S.C. § 287(a).

The following list of products and services may not be all inclusive, and other products and services not listed here may be protected by one or more patents in the United States and elsewhere. Additional patents may be pending in the United States and elsewhere.

One or more instruments and/or techniques associated with the product names below may be covered by one or more of the U.S. Patents indicated:

Adjustable Height Rail Clamps: Protected by U.S. Patent 8,100,827

Bolling Retractor System Components: Protected by U.S. Patent 8,753,272

Brau ( Reverse Lip ) Blades: Protected by U.S. Patents 6,296,609; 6,416,465

Cam I Joints: Protected by U.S. Patent 6,017,008

Cam II Joints: Protected by U.S. Patent 7,749,163

CCA Retractor System Components: Protected by U.S. Patents 7,749,163; 9,320,506

Dual Angle Handles: Protected by U.S. Patents 7,749,163; 9,872,675

Hinged Crossbars: Protected by U.S. Patent 6,511,423

Interchangeable Handles and Blades: Protected by U.S. Patents 5,984,865; 7,749,163

Infinite Height Rail Clamps: Protected by U.S. Patent 8,617,064

Mini-Open Blades: Protected by U.S. Patent USD510768S1

Micro-Adjustable ( Crank ) Handles: Protected by U.S. Patents 7,338,442; 7,749,163; 8,696,562

MIS PLA® System Components: Protected by U.S. Patents 7,749,163; 9,089,299; 9,241,619

Thalgott PL System Components: Protected by U.S. Patents 7,749,163; 9,089,299; 9,241,619

S-Lock® Handles and Blades: Protected by U.S. Patents 7,749,163; 8,257,255; 8,360,971