Kapstone & Band-Lok Announce Issuance of US Patent for Orthopedic Tether Clamp & Implantation System
January 12, 2016
Kapstone Medical, LLC, a product development and intellectual property service provider for medical device innovators, and , an orthopedic medical device innovation firm, are pleased to report receipt of the official United States Letters Patent for the Band-Lok Tether Clamp and Implantation System, U.S. Patent No. 9,173,685, which was issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on November 3rd, 2015.
Materialise Announces Partnership with Kapstone Medical
March 25, 2015
Materialise (NASDAQ: MTLS), a leading provider of additive manufacturing software and sophisticated 3D printing solutions, announced today a strategic partnership with Kapstone Medical.
Exhibits at AAOS and OMTEC.
June 1, 2014
Kapstone exhibits at the 2014 AAOS and OMTEC conferences for the first time.
Enters venture for IP
September 1, 2013
Kapstone enters venture with a distributor and supplier to engineer and develop IP for a novel pedicle screw.
First exclusive tether band license
July 1, 2013
Kapstone partner, Band-LOK, grants first pediatric-exclusive IP license covering novel tether banding technology.
First nonexclusive Spherofix license
May 1, 2013
First nonexclusive IP license covering Spherofix technology for a novel spinal device is granted to a US based OEM.
New engineering staff
January 1, 2013
Additional engineering talent aquired.
Second nonexclusive license of polyaxial screw system
November 1, 2012
Kapstone grants the second nonexclusive IP license covering its proprietary polyaxial screw system.
Intellectual Property (IP) services added
May 1, 2012
Industrial Design Intellectual property services supplement the Kapstone advantage as a further benefit to customers.
Manufacturing & Industrial Design services
July 1, 2011
Manufacturing support and Industrial Design services are added.
Proprietary polyaxial screw system
October 1, 2010
First nonexclusive IP license of proprietary polyaxial screw system is granted.
Partnership with Shoulder Options
August 1, 2010
Exclusive R&D partnership agreement with Shoulder Options.
New engineering staff
May 1, 2010
Engineering staff is doubled.
3D Prototyping Machine
June 1, 2009
Acquisition of an Objet Eden250 3D Printing System offering Rapid Prototyping services.
New office in Waxhaw
June 1, 2008
Expansion to new office in historic downtown Waxhaw, NC
John Kapitan forms Kapstone Medical in 2007
June 1, 2007
The business begins out of his home office.