Patents by Inventor Heiner Thabe

Heiner Thabe 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: 6168630
    Abstract: Wrist prosthesis with a carpus element (2) to be implanted in the metacarpal bones, a radial element (1) to be fixed on the bone of the forearm, and, arranged between these, a transverse axis articulation (3) whose proximal part (9) is connected to the radial element (1). According to the invention, the proximal part (9) of the transverse axis articulation (3) is available in two embodiments, the first of which is rigid per se and the second of which comprises a further articulation (25, 28), and that [sic] both embodiments of the proximal part (9) of the transverse axis articulation (3) are connected or can be connected releasably to the radial element (1) and to the distal part (18) of the transverse axis articulation (3).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 1999
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2001
    Assignee: Waldemar Link (GmbH & Co)
    Inventors: Arnold Keller, Heiner Thabe