Patents by Inventor Hamish Forster

Hamish Forster 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: 20200078179
    Abstract: A device, for example a medical implant, and a method of making the same, the device having a metal or metal alloy substrate, for example cobalt chrome, and a diffusion hardened metallic surface, for example a plasma carburized surface, contacting a non-diffusion hardened surface or a diffusion hardened surface having a diffusion hardening species different from that of the opposing surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 19, 2019
    Publication date: March 12, 2020
    Inventors: Timothy John Band, Hamish Forster, Gordon Bruce Hunter, Shilesh C. Jani, Mark Lee Morrison, Vivek Devidas Pawar, Abraham Biglari Salehi, Jeffrey Joel Shea
  • Patent number: 10512544
    Abstract: A device, for example a medical implant, and a method of making the same, the device having a metal or metal alloy substrate, for example cobalt chrome, and a diffusion hardened metallic surface, for example a plasma carburized surface, contacting a non-diffusion hardened surface or a diffusion hardened surface having a diffusion hardening species different from that of the opposing surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2019
    Assignee: Smith & Nephew, Inc.
    Inventors: Timothy John Band, Hamish Forster, Gordon Bruce Hunter, Shilesh C. Jani, Mark Lee Morrison, Vivek Devidas Pawar, Abraham Biglari Salehi, Jeffrey Joel Shea
  • Publication number: 20180042727
    Abstract: A device, for example a medical implant, and a method of making the same, the device having a metal or metal alloy substrate, for example cobalt chrome, and a diffusion hardened metallic surface, for example a plasma carburized surface, contacting a non-diffusion hardened surface or a diffusion hardened surface having a diffusion hardening species different from that of the opposing surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 3, 2017
    Publication date: February 15, 2018
    Inventors: Timothy John Band, Hamish Forster, Gordon Bruce Hunter, Shilesh C. Jani, Mark Lee Morrison, Vivek Devidas Pawar, Abraham Biglari Salehi, Jeffrey Joel Shea
  • Patent number: 9775713
    Abstract: A device, for example a medical implant, and a method of making the same, the device having a metal or metal alloy substrate, for example CoCr, and a diffusion hardened metallic surface, for example a plasma carburized surface, contacting a non-diffusion hardened surface or a diffusion hardened surface having a diffusion hardening species different from that of the opposing surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2007
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2017
    Assignee: Smith & Nephew, Inc.
    Inventors: Timothy J. Band, Hamish Forster, Vivek D. Pawar, Abraham B. Salehi, Jeffrey J. Shea, Gordon B. Hunter, Shilesh C. Jani, Mark L. Morrison
  • Patent number: 9308300
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to prosthetic implants, components of prosthetic implants, and methods of fixating the components to one another and, especially fixation of the implants to bone.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2008
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2016
    Assignee: Smith & Nephew, Inc.
    Inventors: David C. Kelman, Hamish Forster, Malcolm Brown, Horacio Montes De Oca Balderas, Mason James Bettenga
  • Publication number: 20100262144
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to prosthetic implants, components of prosthetic implants, and methods of fixating the components to one another and, especially fixation of the implants to bone.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 16, 2008
    Publication date: October 14, 2010
    Applicant: SMITH & NEPHEW, INC.
    Inventors: David C. Kelman, Hamish Forster, Malcolm Brown, Horacio Montes De Oca Balderas, Mason James Bettenga