Patents by Inventor Jules S. Shapiro

Jules S. Shapiro 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: 5725531
    Abstract: A device for preparing the ends of bones includes an elongated handle and at least one rasping head connected to the handle. The rasping head has first and second surfaces and rasping teeth which extend outwardly from the first surface. The ends of a pair of bones which form a joint are separated, and the rasping head is inserted between the end of the bones. One of the bones is forced against the second surface of the rasping head to force the rasping teeth against the end of the other bone, and the handle is moved back and forth through a limited arc to rotate the rasping teeth over the end of the other bone to prepare the end of the bone.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 1995
    Date of Patent: March 10, 1998
    Inventor: Jules S. Shapiro
  • Patent number: 4414967
    Abstract: A method of joining bone to bone, tendon to bone, and ligament to bone utilizes a power staple gun or a power rivet gun.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 1981
    Date of Patent: November 15, 1983
    Assignee: Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company
    Inventor: Jules S. Shapiro
  • Patent number: D362913
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 4, 1993
    Date of Patent: October 3, 1995
    Inventors: Melvin I. Eisenberg, Jules S. Shapiro, Adam K. Zakroczymski