Patents by Inventor Scott M. Leestma

Scott M. Leestma 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: 20140094821
    Abstract: An impactor for use in securing an orthopaedic implant within a bone surface includes a shaft having a first end adapted to be impacted by a tool. The impactor further includes a head having a first end and a second end, wherein the first end of the head is connected to the second end of the shaft and a second end of the head includes an impaction surface. The head further includes an anti-rotation projection extending from the impaction surface and adapted for insertion within a groove formed by the implant to prevent rotation of the head and shaft when the head is in contact with the implant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2012
    Publication date: April 3, 2014
    Applicant: DePuy Products, Inc.
    Inventors: Christel M. Wagner, Scott M. Leestma