Patents by Inventor Andrew Clive Taylor

Andrew Clive Taylor has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20180200074
    Abstract: A trial acetabular cup having a signal generating device located thereon.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2018
    Publication date: July 19, 2018
    Inventors: Andrew Clive Taylor, Jonathan Robert Thomas Jeffers
  • Patent number: 9949845
    Abstract: A trial acetabular cup having a signal generating device located thereon.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 24, 2018
    Assignee: Finsbury (Development) Limited
    Inventors: Andrew Clive Taylor, Jonathan Robert Thomas Jeffers
  • Publication number: 20170348109
    Abstract: An acetabular cup prosthesis comprising: an inner cup surface and an outer cup surface, said inner cup surface meeting said outer cup surface at a rim of said cup, wherein said inner cup surface, said outer cup surface or both said inner cup surface and said outer cup surface comprises an engagement formation located proximal to said rim, said engagement formation extending around at least a portion of the circumference of the cup; and a Sip member comprising an engagement formation configured to cooperate with the engagement formation of the cup.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 23, 2015
    Publication date: December 7, 2017
    Inventors: Timothy Alan Bird, Andrew Clive Taylor, Simon Collins, Michael Anthony Tuke
  • Patent number: 9393121
    Abstract: A prosthesis comprising: an inner layer formed from a polyaryletherketone; a first outer layer adjacent to said inner layer formed from a porous polyaryletherketone, at least some of said pores having located therein material to promote osteointegration; and a second outer layer adjacent to said first outer layer formed from a porous polyaryletherketone, a portion of said pores being free of material to promote osteointegration. The invention also relates to a method of manufacture of the prosthesis. In an alternative arrangement, the prosthesis comprises: an inner layer formed from a polyaryletherketone; a first outer layer adjacent to said inner layer formed from a porous polyaryletherketone, at least some of said pores having located therein material to promote osteointegration having a crystallinity of from about 60% to about 90%; and a second outer layer adjacent to said first outer layer formed from a porous polyaryletherketone.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2016
    Assignee: FINSBURY (DEVELOPMENT) LIMITED
    Inventor: Andrew Clive Taylor
  • Patent number: 9339389
    Abstract: An acetabular cup prosthesis comprising an acetabular cup having a rim and comprising a metal band applied around the outer circumference of the acetabular cup prosthesis and adjacent to said rim.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2016
    Assignee: FINSBURY (DEVELOPMENT) LIMITED
    Inventors: Michael Antony Tuke, Andrew Clive Taylor
  • Publication number: 20160000580
    Abstract: A trial acetabular cup having a signal generating device located thereon.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 16, 2015
    Publication date: January 7, 2016
    Inventors: Andrew Clive Taylor, Jonathan Robert Thomas Jeffers
  • Patent number: 9161844
    Abstract: A trial acetabular cup having a signal generating device located thereon.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 2008
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2015
    Assignee: Finsbury (Development) Limited
    Inventors: Andrew Clive Taylor, Jonathan Robert Thomas Jeffers
  • Publication number: 20150034597
    Abstract: A prosthesis comprising: an inner layer formed from a polyaryletherketone; a first outer layer adjacent to said inner layer formed from a porous polyaryletherketone, at least some of said pores having located therein material to promote osteointegration; and a second outer layer adjacent to said first outer layer formed from a porous polyaryletherketone, a portion of said pores being free of material to promote osteointegration. The invention also relates to a method of manufacture of the prosthesis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 17, 2014
    Publication date: February 5, 2015
    Inventor: ANDREW CLIVE TAYLOR
  • Patent number: 8888860
    Abstract: A prosthesis comprising: an inner layer (4) formed from a polyaryletherketone; a first outer layer (2a) adjacent to said inner layer formed from a porous polyaryletherketone, at least some of said pores having located therein material to promote osteointegration; and a second outer layer (2b) adjacent to said first outer layer formed from a porous polyaryletherketone, a portion of said pores being free of material to promote osteointegration. The invention also relates to a method of manufacture of the prosthesis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 18, 2014
    Assignee: Finsbury (Development) Limited
    Inventor: Andrew Clive Taylor
  • Patent number: 8845747
    Abstract: A cup prosthesis includes a cup, a band disposed about the outer circumference and adjacent to the rim of the cup, an impaction cap disposed at least partially within the space defined by the inner surface and the rim of the cup, and at least one flange extending from the band connected on one end to the impaction cap.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 30, 2014
    Assignee: Finsbury (Development) Limited
    Inventors: Andrew Clive Taylor, Michael Anthony Tuke, Jonathan Robert Thomas Jeffers
  • Publication number: 20130231750
    Abstract: A prosthesis comprising: an inner layer (4) formed from a polyaryletherketone; a first outer layer (2a) adjacent to said inner layer formed from a porous polyaryletherketone, at least some of said pores having located therein material to promote osteointegration; and a second outer layer (2b) adjacent to said first outer layer formed from a porous polyaryletherketone, a portion of said pores being free of material to promote osteointegration. The invention also relates to a method of manufacture of the prosthesis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 3, 2011
    Publication date: September 5, 2013
    Applicant: FINSBURY (DEVELOPMENT) LIMITED
    Inventor: Andrew Clive Taylor
  • Publication number: 20130211534
    Abstract: A prosthesis comprising a plastics body and a plurality of barbed stakes extending from a bone-facing surface of said body; said stakes being sized and located to provide fixation on impaction
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 28, 2011
    Publication date: August 15, 2013
    Applicant: FINSBURY (DEVELOPMENT) LIMITED
    Inventor: Andrew Clive Taylor
  • Patent number: 8419800
    Abstract: A preassembled acetabular cup prosthesis comprising an outer shell and a ceramic liner located within the shell, said preassembled unit having been assembled ex-vivo under a controlled force selected to optimize the pre-stressing of the components of the prosthesis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 2008
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2013
    Assignee: Finsbury (Development) Limited
    Inventors: Michael Antony Tuke, Andrew Clive Taylor
  • Patent number: 8372155
    Abstract: An acetabular cup prosthesis comprising an acetabular cup having a rim and comprising a metal band applied around the outer circumference of the acetabular cup prosthesis and adjacent to said rim.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2009
    Date of Patent: February 12, 2013
    Assignee: Finsbury (Development) Limited
    Inventors: Michael Antony Tuke, Andrew Clive Taylor
  • Patent number: 8372077
    Abstract: In a saw for the removal of a prosthesis which is integrated with a bone, a blade is connected to a handle wherein the distal end of the blade includes a shaped nib. The shaped nib has teeth, with at least some of the teeth being angled to cut as the saw is moved in a backward direction. The nib additionally includes means for allowing the nib to be reversibly deformed such that in use its maximum width can be temporarily reduced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2008
    Date of Patent: February 12, 2013
    Assignee: Finsbury (Development) Limited
    Inventor: Andrew Clive Taylor
  • Publication number: 20120150310
    Abstract: An acetabular cup prosthesis having a rim and comprising a metal band applied around the outer circumference of the acetabular cup prosthesis and adjacent to said rim, said cup prosthesis additionally comprising one or more flanges extending from the metal band and being configured such that in use the or each flange connects the prosthesis to an impaction cup.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 18, 2010
    Publication date: June 14, 2012
    Inventors: Andrew Clive Taylor, Michael Anthony Tuke, Jonathan Robert Thomas Jeffers
  • Publication number: 20100137924
    Abstract: In an alignment guide for use in femoral head surgery, a cannulated rod is supported by, and is adjustable with respect to, a support member of the alignment guide. The guide also includes two jaws, an anterior jaw and a posterior jaw, with each jaw having a proximal end connected to the support arm, and a distal end for clamping, in use, to the neck of the femur. At least one of the jaws is movable from a first open position to a second clamping position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 2, 2009
    Publication date: June 3, 2010
    Applicant: Finsbury (Development) Limited
    Inventors: Michael Antony Tuke, Andrew Clive Taylor, John David Spencer
  • Publication number: 20100087930
    Abstract: An acetabular cup prosthesis comprising an acetabular cup having a rim and comprising a metal band applied around the outer circumference of the acetabular cup prosthesis and adjacent to said rim.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 1, 2009
    Publication date: April 8, 2010
    Applicant: Finsbury (Development) Limited
    Inventors: Michael Antony Tuke, Andrew Clive Taylor
  • Publication number: 20100069909
    Abstract: In a saw for the removal of a prosthesis which is integrated with a bone, a blade is connected to a handle wherein the distal end of the blade includes a shaped nib. The shaped nib has teeth, with at least some of the teeth being angled to cut as the saw is moved in a backward direction. The nib additionally includes means for allowing the nib to be reversibly deformed such that in use its maximum width can be temporarily reduced.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2008
    Publication date: March 18, 2010
    Applicant: FINSBURY (DEVELOPMENT) LIMITED
    Inventor: Andrew Clive Taylor
  • Publication number: 20090248170
    Abstract: In a prosthesis and method for manufacturing the same, the prosthesis has an outer articulating surface and an inner bone-contacting surface. The inner surface of the prosthesis has at least one osteo-integration zone with one or more surface formations integrally cast with the wall of the prosthesis. In some instances the prosthesis may be a femoral head prosthesis. To manufacture the prosthesis, a mold is prepared and the prosthesis is cast to include the surface formations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2009
    Publication date: October 1, 2009
    Applicant: Finsbury (Development) Limited
    Inventors: Michael Antony Tuke, Andrew Clive Taylor