The technology is a clamp housing assembly and method for providing stabilization as a bone anchor during an orthopedic surgical procedure.
Charlotte, NC (Tuesday, September 19, 2017) – Band-LOK, LLC, an orthopedic medical device innovation firm focusing on band technologies for surgical applications, announced today that two new patents have been allowed by the USPTO on the proprietary Tether Clamp and Implantation System.
Michael Albert, MD, Co-Founder of Band-LOK, said, “We continue to explore additional clinically-relevant designs for both the implants and the instrumentation. I am pleased to announce that I have personally implanted over 100 bands in more than 20 cases with highly successful results.”
The technology is a clamp housing assembly and method for providing stabilization as a bone anchor during an orthopedic surgical procedure. It includes a housing, a locking element, as well as a band.”
“We continue to strengthen our intellectual property assets and have done so with the support of Kapstone Medical,” said Randy Roof, Co-Founder and President of Band-LOK, LLC. “The two new patent allowances issued by the USPTO further protect our technology, and leads the way toward new advancements in surgical treatments benefitting from banding technologies.”
John Kapitan, Co-Founder of Band-LOK and CEO of Kapstone Medical said, “We are eager to leverage our core strengths in engineering, regulatory, quality and intellectual property creation in order to continue developing and protecting practical solutions for surgeons.”
Additional patent applications are pending.
About Band-LOK, LLC
Based in Waxhaw, NC, Band-LOK LLC is a team of surgeons, orthopedic medical device experts and engineers focused on providing quality medical device systems to hospitals, surgeons, and patients across the United States and Worldwide.
Co-Founder and President, Band-LOK LLC
101 Waxhaw Professional Park Dr., Suite A – Waxhaw, NC 28173 – USA