Patents by Inventor Bernd Robioneck

Bernd Robioneck 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).

  • Patent number: 5476464
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a device for setting a spine having damaged vertebrae, comprising an anchoring element including a shaft portion (16) to be attached to spaced vertebrae, the free end of said anchoring element including a slot (24) for receiving a distracting or, respectively, compressing bar (40) and a cap nut (42) to be screwed onto an outer thread (32) provided in the region of the receiving slot to urge an axial fixing portion (44) towards the bar received in said receiving slot.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 1994
    Date of Patent: December 19, 1995
    Assignee: Howmedica GmbH
    Inventors: Peter Metz-Stavenhagen, Bernd Robioneck
  • Patent number: 5326367
    Abstract: An endoprosthesis for cancer damaged hip bones has a recess in a distal portion to receive a prosthetic hip socket. The endoprosthesis includes an individual distal part and an individual proximal part which are secured to each other by means of a screw connection. The distal and the proximal part include mounting brackets for screwing the parts to the hip bone or, respectively, to a vertebra. In addition, the proximal and distal parts are shaped to positively inter-engage each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 2, 1992
    Date of Patent: July 5, 1994
    Assignee: Howmedica GmbH
    Inventor: Bernd Robioneck