Patents by Inventor Charles G. Hutter, Jr.

Charles G. Hutter, Jr. 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: 3964106
    Abstract: A prosthesis that replaces the articulating surfaces of the knee joint with mechanical devices which are designed to reproduce its function. A portion of the lower end of the femur is removed and replaced by a cap while the upper tibia is cut off and replaced by a tibial plateau. The articulating surface of the patella is modified to permit fixation of a third component which articulates with a groove in the anterior part of the femoral cap.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 1975
    Date of Patent: June 22, 1976
    Assignee: Physical Systems, Inc.
    Inventors: Charles G. Hutter, Jr., Luigi Gentile