Patents by Inventor Christopher Harrod

Christopher Harrod 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: 20210228241
    Abstract: A polyaxial offset lateral connector includes a body, an insert, and a connecting shaft. The body has a base that defines a receptacle and walls that extend from the base to define a saddle. The insert includes a cup and a pin that extends from a bottom surface of the cup. The connecting shaft has a connection portion and a neck extending from the connecting shaft to a ball. The ball is received within the receptacle of the body and defines a pin passage therethrough. The pin is the insert is received within the pin passage of the ball to prevent translation of the connecting shaft relative to the body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 2, 2019
    Publication date: July 29, 2021
    Inventors: Christopher Harrod, Peter Newton, Khaled Kebaish, Han Jo Kim, Keenan O'Brien
  • Publication number: 20210220021
    Abstract: A transverse connector includes a cross member assembly, a first connector assembly, and a second connector assembly. The cross member assembly includes a cross member, a first ring, and a second ring. The cross member has a first end portion and a second end portion. The first ring is receivable on the first end portion of the cross member and the second ring is receivable on the second end portion of the cross member. The first and second connector assemblies are coupled to the first and second rings of the cross member assembly, respectively, to support the cross member between the first and second connector assemblies. The first and second connector assemblies are configured to selectively and releasably secure to bone anchors.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 5, 2021
    Publication date: July 22, 2021
    Inventors: Michael Finn, Christopher Harrod, Sergey Neckrysh, Peter Newton, Harry Shufflebarger, Timmon Ark, Theo Choi
  • Patent number: 10993746
    Abstract: A transverse connector includes a cross member assembly, a first connector assembly, and a second connector assembly. The cross member assembly includes a cross member, a first ring, and a second ring. The cross member has a first end portion and a second end portion. The first ring is receivable on the first end portion of the cross member and the second ring is receivable on the second end portion of the cross member. The first and second connector assemblies are coupled to the first and second rings of the cross member assembly, respectively, to support the cross member between the first and second connector assemblies. The first and second connector assemblies are configured to selectively and releasably secure to bone anchors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: K2M, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael Finn, Christopher Harrod, Sergey Neckrysh, Peter Newton, Harry Shufflebarger, Timmon Ark, Theo Choi
  • Publication number: 20190336178
    Abstract: A transverse connector includes a cross member assembly, a first connector assembly, and a second connector assembly. The cross member assembly includes a cross member, a first ring, and a second ring. The cross member has a first end portion and a second end portion. The first ring is receivable on the first end portion of the cross member and the second ring is receivable on the second end portion of the cross member. The first and second connector assemblies are coupled to the first and second rings of the cross member assembly, respectively, to support the cross member between the first and second connector assemblies. The first and second connector assemblies are configured to selectively and releasably secure to bone anchors.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 2, 2019
    Publication date: November 7, 2019
    Inventors: Michael Finn, Christopher Harrod, Sergey Neckrysh, Peter Newton, Harry Schufflebarger, Timmon Ark, Theo Choi