Patents by Inventor Thierry Millard

Thierry Millard 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: 20190336305
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a vertebral system comprising a vertebral implant (2) and a plurality of inserts, said implant being designed to be implanted in a vertebral segment composed of at least two vertebrae and including a body (20) the walls whereof delimit a cavity (23) leading to the outside of the body (20) through at least one opening in at least one of said walls, at least one passage (21) passing through the implant (2) from the to periphery to an upper or lower surface to receive a bone-anchoring device (1) capable of anchoring the implant (2) in at least one of said vertebrae, the system being characterized in that it includes at least two inserts selected from among the following inserts: at least one graft insert (3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5A, 5B, 6A, 6B, 6C, 6D, 202, 250) capable of being colonized by bone tissue and/or receiving at least one bone tissue graft and/or at least one substitute: and/or at least one bone-anchoring insert (210) comprising said passage (21) capable of receiving said b
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2019
    Publication date: November 7, 2019
    Inventors: Florian Joly, Edouard Jouan, Alexis Mercier, Thierry Millard
  • Patent number: 10369009
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a vertebral system comprising a vertebral implant (2) and a plurality of inserts, said implant being designed to be implanted in a vertebral segment composed of at least two vertebrae and including a body (20) the walls whereof delimit a cavity (23) leading to the outside of the body (20) through at least one opening in at least one of said walls, at least one passage (21) passing through the implant (2) from the periphery to an upper or lower surface to receive a bone-anchoring device (1) capable of anchoring the implant (2) in at least one of said vertebrae, the system being characterized in that it includes at least two inserts selected from among the following inserts: at least one graft insert (3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5A, 5B, 6A, 6B, 6C, 6D, 202, 250) capable of being colonized by bone tissue and/or receiving at least one bone tissue graft and/or at least one substitute; and/or at least one bone-anchoring insert (210) comprising said passage (21) capable of receiving said bone-a
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: LDR Medical, S.A.S.
    Inventors: Florian Joly, Edouard Jouan, Alexis Mercier, Thierry Millard
  • Publication number: 20190110819
    Abstract: A pedicle screw assembly including a bone fastener having a lower end for engaging bone and an upper end remote from the lower end; a head having a rod-receiving channel attached to the upper end of said bone fastener; a spinal rod insertable into the rod-receiving channel of said head, said spinal rod having an outer surface extending between first and second ends thereof, wherein at least one of the first and second ends has a reduced diameter section. A spinal rod having an outer surface extending between a first end and a second end thereof; wherein the outer surface of said spinal rod has a reduced diameter section at at least one of the first and second ends.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2018
    Publication date: April 18, 2019
    Inventors: Daniel J. Triplett, T. Wade Fallin, Karen E. Mohr, Thierry Millard
  • Patent number: 10194948
    Abstract: A pedicle screw assembly including a bone fastener having a lower end for engaging bone and an upper end remote from the lower end; a head having a rod-receiving channel attached to the upper end of said bone fastener; a spinal rod insertable into the rod-receiving channel of said head, said spinal rod having an outer surface extending between first and second ends thereof, wherein at least one of the first and second ends has a reduced diameter section. A spinal rod having an outer surface extending between a first end and a second end thereof; wherein the outer surface of said spinal rod has a reduced diameter section at at least one of the first and second ends.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2019
    Assignee: Stryker European Holdings I, LLC
    Inventors: Daniel Triplett, T. Wade Fallin, Karen E. Mohr, Thierry Millard
  • Publication number: 20170333205
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a vertebral system comprising a vertebral implant (2) and a plurality of inserts, said implant being designed to be implanted in a vertebral segment composed of at least two vertebrae and including a body (20) the walls whereof delimit a cavity (23) leading to the outside of the body (20) through at least one opening in at least one of said walls, at least one passage (21) passing through the implant (2) from the periphery to an upper or lower surface to receive a bone-anchoring device (1) capable of anchoring the implant (2) in at least one of said vertebrae, the system being characterized in that it includes at least two inserts selected from among the following inserts: at least one graft insert (3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5A, 5B, 6A, 6B, 6C, 6D, 202, 250) capable of being colonized by bone tissue and/or receiving at least one bone tissue graft and/or at least one substitute; and/or at least one bone-anchoring insert (210) comprising said passage (21) capable of receiving said bone-a
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 3, 2017
    Publication date: November 23, 2017
    Inventors: Florian JOLY, Edouard Jouan, Alexis Mercier, Thierry Millard
  • Publication number: 20140222078
    Abstract: A pedicle screw assembly including a bone fastener having a lower end for engaging bone and an upper end remote from the lower end; a head having a rod-receiving channel attached to the upper end of said bone fastener; a spinal rod insertable into the rod-receiving channel of said head, said spinal rod having an outer surface extending between first and second ends thereof, wherein at least one of the first and second ends has a reduced diameter section. A spinal rod having an outer surface extending between a first end and a second end thereof; wherein the outer surface of said spinal rod has a reduced diameter section at at least one of the first and second ends.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 14, 2014
    Publication date: August 7, 2014
    Applicant: STRYKER SPINE
    Inventors: Daniel Triplett, T. Wade Fallin, Karen E. Mohr, Thierry Millard
  • Patent number: 8771318
    Abstract: A pedicle screw assembly including a bone fastener having a lower end for engaging bone and an upper end remote from the lower end; a head having a rod-receiving channel attached to the upper end of said bone fastener; a spinal rod insertable into the rod-receiving channel of said head, said spinal rod having an outer surface extending between first and second ends thereof, wherein at least one of the first and second ends has a reduced diameter section. A spinal rod having an outer surface extending between a first end and a second end thereof; wherein the outer surface of said spinal rod has a reduced diameter section at least one of the first and second ends.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 8, 2014
    Assignee: Stryker Spine
    Inventors: Daniel Triplett, T. Wade Fallin, Karen Mohr, Thierry Millard
  • Patent number: 8734489
    Abstract: A pedicle screw assembly including a bone fastener having a lower end for engaging bone and an upper end remote from the lower end; a head having a rod-receiving channel attached to the upper end of said bone fastener; a spinal rod insertable into the rod-receiving channel of said head, said spinal rod having an outer surface extending between first and second ends thereof, wherein at least one of the first and second ends has a reduced diameter section. A spinal rod having an outer surface extending between a first end and a second end thereof; wherein the outer surface of said spinal rod has a reduced diameter section at least one of the first and second ends.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 27, 2014
    Assignee: Stryker Spine
    Inventors: Daniel Triplett, T. Wade Fallin, Karen Mohr, Thierry Millard
  • Publication number: 20100145389
    Abstract: A pedicle screw assembly including a bone fastener having a lower end for engaging bone and an upper end remote from the lower end; a head having a rod-receiving channel attached to the upper end of said bone fastener; a spinal rod insertable into the rod-receiving channel of said head, said spinal rod having an outer surface extending between first and second ends thereof, wherein at least one of the first and second ends has a reduced diameter section. A spinal rod having an outer surface extending between a first end and a second end thereof; wherein the outer surface of said spinal rod has a reduced diameter section at least one of the first and second ends.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 12, 2010
    Publication date: June 10, 2010
    Applicant: STRYKER SPINE
    Inventors: Daniel Triplett, T. Wade Fallin, Karen Mohr, Thierry Millard
  • Patent number: 7686809
    Abstract: An inserter tool for coupling a spinal rod with an implant includes an outer shaft having a proximal end, a distal end and an elongated opening extending between the proximal and distal ends, a handle secured to the proximal end of the outer shaft, and an inner shaft having a proximal end and a distal end, the inner shaft being telescopically received within the elongated opening of the outer shaft and being adapted to move between the proximal and distal ends of the outer shaft. The tool includes a compressible clamping tip secured to the distal end of the inner shaft, the clamping tip including a first section secured to the distal end of the inner shaft, a flexible arm that extends from the first section, and an opening disposed between the first section and the flexible arm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2007
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2010
    Assignee: Stryker Spine
    Inventors: Daniel Triplett, T. Wade Fallin, Karen Mohr, Thierry Millard
  • Publication number: 20080077136
    Abstract: An inserter tool for coupling a spinal rod with an implant includes an outer shaft having a proximal end, a distal end and an elongated opening extending between the proximal and distal ends, a handle secured to the proximal end of the outer shaft, and an inner shaft having a proximal end and a distal end, the inner shaft being telescopically received within the elongated opening of the outer shaft and being adapted to move between the proximal and distal ends of the outer shaft. The tool includes a compressible clamping tip secured to the distal end of the inner shaft, the clamping tip including a first section secured to the distal end of the inner shaft, a flexible arm that extends from the first section, and an opening disposed between the first section and the flexible arm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 9, 2007
    Publication date: March 27, 2008
    Applicant: Stryker Spine
    Inventors: Daniel Triplett, T. Wade Fallin, Karen Mohr, Thierry Millard
  • Publication number: 20060041314
    Abstract: An intervertebral disc having a first end plate, a second end plate and a core. The first end plate including a top surface and a bottom spherical surface. The second end plate having a lower surface and an upper surface, the upper surface including at least one protrusion having a length and a width extending upward from said upper surface. The core having a concave surface and a second surface. The core adapted for being disposed between the first end plate and the second end plate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 22, 2005
    Publication date: February 23, 2006
    Inventor: Thierry Millard
  • Patent number: 6712824
    Abstract: An apparatus for positioning the cutting angle of a bone cutting guide, wherein the bone is preferably a tibia and/or a femur, which includes a first fastener to fasten the positioning apparatus to the bone such that the whole of the apparatus and the fastener of the cutting guide can rotate relative to the fastening axis, and a second fastener to fasten the positioning apparatus at a second fastening location onto the bone different from the first fastening location, so as to fix apparatus at a required position within the rotation relative to the first fastening axis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2002
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2004
    Assignee: Aesculap AG & CO KG
    Inventors: Thierry Millard, Dirk Friedrich
  • Publication number: 20020198531
    Abstract: An apparatus for positioning the cutting angle of a bone cutting guide, wherein said bone is preferably a tibia and/or a femur, which includes first fastening means to fasten the positioning apparatus to the bone such that the whole of said apparatus and said fastening means of said cutting guide can rotate relative to the fastening axis; and second fastening means to fasten said positioning apparatus at a second fastening location onto said bone different from the first fastening location, so as to fix said apparatus at a required position within said rotation relative to said first fastening axis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 24, 2002
    Publication date: December 26, 2002
    Inventors: Thierry Millard, Dirk Friedrich
  • Patent number: 6267762
    Abstract: Equipment for the positioning of a proximal extremity of a tibia against a cutting guide (1), including a support bracket is shown. Devices are provided for distally immobilizing a tibia, which will immobilize the distal extremity of a tibia in a given position. These devices are mounted on the support bracket and can slide and be blocked in position following two directions perpendicular to the support bracket. It also includes devices (8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14) for proximally immobilizing a tibia which are mounted and can slide along the support bracket, a cutting guide (1) mounted on the support bracket frame, a gun handle (32) fixed to the support bracket, the hammer of which acts on devices (6) that enable the adjustment of the relative position of devices (8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2000
    Date of Patent: July 31, 2001
    Assignee: Aesculap
    Inventors: Thierry Millard, Jean-Fran├žois Biegun