Patents Issued

  1. Bio-based monomers and polymers
    Pat No. US 9,328,192
  2. Absorbable multi-putty bone cements and hemostatic compositions and methods of use
    Pat No. US 9,314,547
  3. Tissue stapler having a thickness compensator incorporating a hydrophilic agent
    Pat No. US 9,314,247
  4.  Tissue stapler having a thickness compensator incorporating a hydrophobic agent
    Pat No. US 9,307,989
  5. Tissue thickness compensator comprising a plurality of capsules
    Pat No. US 9,301,752
  6. Hydrolysable linkers and cross-linkers for absorbable polymers
    Pat No. US 9,174,924
  7. Functionalized drugs and polymers derived therefrom
    Pat No. US  RE45,548
  8. Hydrolysable linkers and cross-linkers for absorbable polymers
    Pat No. US 9,045,396
  9. Amino acid derivatives and absorbable polymers therefrom
    Pat No. US 9,012,677
  10. Absorbable polyurethanes and methods of use thereof
    Pat No. US 8,901,347
  11. Amino acid derivatives and absorbable polymers therefrom
    Pat No. US 8,901,341
  12. Bioabsorbable and biocompatible polyurethanes and polyamides for medical devices
    Pat No. US 8,846,845
  13. Functionalized phenolic compounds and polymers therefrom
    Pat No. US 8,802,892
  14. Control release of biologically active compounds
    Pat No. US 8,802,147
  15. Functionalized non-phenolic amino acids and absorbable polymers therefrom
    Pat No. US 8,754,135
  16. Functionalized amino acids and absorbable polymers therefrom
    Pat No. US 8,664,426B2
  17. Hydrolysable linkers and cross-linkers for absorbable polymers
    Pat No. US 8,664,429 B2
  18. Bioabsorbable surgical articles or components thereof
    Pat No. US 8,551,519
  19. Controlled release of biologically active compounds
    Pat No. US 8,552,139
  20. Functionalized amino acids and absorbable polymers therefrom
    Pat No. US 8,519,175
  21. Functionalized non-phenolic amino acids and absorbable polymers therefrom
    Pat No. US 8,519,156
  22. Amino acid derivatives and absorbable polymers therefrom
    Pat No. US 8,461,372
  23. Functionalized diphenolics and absorbable polymers therefrom
    Pat No. US 8,436,201
  24. Functionalized drugs and polymers derived therefrom
    Pat No. US 8,409,559
  25. Functionalized biodegradable triclosan monomers and oligomers for controlled release
    Pat No. US 8,399,696
  26. Functionalized phenolic esters and amides and polymers therefrom
    Pat No. US 8,372,882
  27. Bioabsorbable polymers from bioabsorbable polyisocyanates and uses thereof
    Pat No. US 8,367,747
  28. Functionalized non-phenolic amino acids and absorbable polymers therefrom
    Pat No. US 8,367,108
  29. Functionalized sinapic acid and methyl sinapate
    Pat No. US 8,318,973
  30. Functionalized amino acids and absorbable polymers therefrom
    Pat No. US 8,309,754
  31. Bioabsorbable polyesteramides and uses thereof
    Pat No. US 8,309,132
  32. Controlled release of nitric oxide and drugs from functionalized macromers and oligomers
    Pat No. US 8,303,978
  33. Functionalized diphenolics and absorbable polymers therefrom
    Pat No. US 8,288,505
  34. Functionalized biodegradable triclosan monomers and oligomers for controlled release
    Pat No. US 8,232,422
  35. Controlled release of biologically active compounds
    Pat No. US 8,217,134
  36. Controlled release of biologically active compounds from multiarmed oligomers
    Pat No. US 8,163,806
  37. Bioabsorbable and biocompatible polyurethanes and polyamides for medical devices
    Pat No. US 8,143,325
  38. Functionalized amino acids and absorbable polymers therefrom
    Pat No. US 8,093,420
  39. Hydrolysable linkers and cross-linkers for absorbable polymers
    Pat No. US 8,048,980
  40. Controlled release of nitric oxide and drugs from functionalized macromers and oligomers
    Pat No. US 8,062,653
  41. Functionalized biodegradable triclosan monomers and oligomers for controlled release
    Pat No. US 8,053,591
  42. Control release of biologically active compounds from multi-armed oligomers
    Pat No. US 8,026,285
  43. Difunctionalized aromatic compounds and polymers therefrom
    Pat No. US 8,007,526
  44. Unsymmetrical aromatic ether diacids and absorbable polymers therefrom
    Pat No. US 7,902,319
  45. Functionalized diphenolics and absorbable polymers therefrom
    Pat No. US 7,935,843
  46. Functionalized phenolic esters and amides and polymers therefrom
    Pat No. US 7,858,077
  47. Bioabsorbable and biocompatible polyurethanes and polyamides for medical devices
    Pat No. US 7,772,352
  48. Method of preventing post-operative surgical adhesion
    Pat No. US 7,754,233
  49. Functionalized drugs and polymers derived therefrom
    Pat No. US 7,691,364
  50. Unsymmetrical aromatic ether diacids and absorbable polymers therefrom
    Pat No. US 7,671,168
  51. Method of preventing adhesions with absorbable polyoxaesters
    Pat No. US 6,932,974
  52. Polymerization process using mono-and di-functional initiators to prepare fast crystallizing polyactone copolymers
    Pat No. US 6,831,149
  53. Crystallizable polylactone copolymers prepared from mono-and di-functional polymerization initiators
    Pat No. US 6,794,484
  54. Braided suture with improved knot strength and process to produce same
    Pat No. US 6,712,838
  55. Hydrogels containing absorbable polyoxaamides
    Pat No. US 6,458,385
  56. Method of preventing adhesions with absorbable polyoxaesters
    Pat No. US 6,403,655
  57. Hydrogels containing absorbable polyoxaamides
    Pat No. US 6,372,256
  58. Microdispersions for coating surgical devices
    Pat No. US 6,335,383
  59. Foam buttress for stapling apparatus
    Pat No. US 6,325,810
  60. Hydrogels containing absorbable polyoxaamides
    Pat No. US 6,251,435
  61. Copolymers of absorbable polyoxaesters
    Pat No. US 6,224,894
  1. Absorbable elastomeric polymer
    Pat No. US 6,116,324
  2. Copolymers of absorbable polyoxaesters
    Pat No. US 6,147,168
  3. Copolymers of polyoxaamides
    Pat No. US 6,100,346
  4. Absorbable polyoxaesters containing amines and/or amido groups
    Pat No. US 6,074,660
  5. Solventless tipping of braided surgical ligature
    Pat No. US 6,031,018
  6. Hydrogels containing absorbable polyoxaamides
    Pat No. US 5,962,023
  7. Aliphatic polyesters of e-caprolactone,p-dioxanone and glycolide
    Pat No. US 5,951,997
  8. Prepolymers of absorbable polyoxaesters containing amines and/or amido groups
    Pat No. US 5,844,017
  9. High-strength, melt-processable, lactade-rich, poly(lactade-co-p-dioxanone) copolymers
    Pat No. US 5,868,788
  10. Prepolymers of absorbable polyoxaesters
    Pat No. US 5,859,150
  11. Injectable liquid copolymers for soft tissue repair and augmentation
    Pat No. US 5,824,333
  12. Injectable microdipersions for soft tissue repair and augmentation
    Pat No. US 5,728,752
  13. High strength, melt processable, lactide-rich, poly (lactide-co-p-dioxanone) copolymers
    Pat No. US 5,714,551
  14. Elastomeric medical device
    Pat No. US 5,713,920
  15. Absorbable copolymers and blends of 6,6-dialkyl-1,4-dioxepan-2-one and its cyclic dimer
    Pat No. US 5,703,200
  16. Hydrogels of absorbable polyoxaesters containing amines or amido groups
    Pat No. US 5,700,583
  17. Hydrogels of absorbable polyoxaesters
    Pat No. US 5,698,213
  18. Liquid absorbable copolymers for parenteral applications
    Pat No. US 5,653,992
  19. Blends of absorbable polyoxaesters containing amines and/or amide groups
    Pat No. US 5,648,088
  20. Blending containing absorbable polyoxaamides
    Pat No. US 5,645,850
  21. High strength, fast absorbing, melt processable, glycolide-rich, poly (glycolide-co-p-dioxanone) copolymers
    Pat No. US 5,633,343
  22. Radiation-curable, urethane-acrylate prepolymers and crosslinked polymers
    Pat No. US 5,674,921
  23. High strength, melt processable, lactide-rich, poly (lactide-co-p-dioxanone) copolymers
    Pat No. US 5,639,851
  24. Liquid absorbable copolymers for parenteral applications
    Pat No. US 5,631,015
  25. Absorbable polyoxaesters
    Pat No. US 5,618,552
  26. Blends of absorbable polyoxaesters containing amines and/or amido groups
    Pat No. US 5,620,698
  27. Polymer blends containing absorbable polyoxaesters
    Pat No. US 5,607,687
  28. Injectable microdispersions for soft tissue repair and augmentation
    Pat No. US 5,599,852
  29. Blends of absorbable polyoxaamides
    Pat No. US 5,597,579
  30. Absorbable polyoxaesters containing amines and/or amido groups
    Pat No. US 5,595,751
  31. Gel formulations containing growth factors and acrylamide polymer
    Pat No. US 5,427,778
  32. Absorbable polyoxaesters
    Pat No. US 5,464,929
  33. Copolymers of (p-dioxanone/glycolide and/or lactide) and p-dioxanone
    Pat No. US 5,470,340
  34. Liquid copolymers of epsilon-caprolactone and lactide
    Pat No. US 5,442,033
  35. Copolymers of 1,4-dioxepan-2-one and 1,5,8,12-tetraoxacyclotetradecane-7-14-dione
    Pat No. US 5,442,032
  36. Elastomeric medical device
    Pat No. US 5,468,253
  37. Liquid polymer filled envelopes for use as surgical implants
    Pat No. US 5,411,554
  38. Castor oil polymers
    Pat No. US 5,371,176
  39. Suture coated with a polyvinyl ester
    Pat No. US 5,147,383
  40. Segmented copolymers of e-caprolactone and glycolide
    Pat No. US 5,133,739
  41. Suture coated with a copolymer coating composition
    Pat No. US 5,100,433
  42. Suture coated with a polyvinyl ester
    Pat No. US 5,089,013
  43. Random copolymers of p-dioxanone, lactide and/or glycolide as coating polymers for surgical filaments
    Pat No. US 5,076,807
  44. Bioabsorbable copolymers of polyalkylene carbonate/RHO-dioxanone for sutures and coatings
    Pat No. US 5,037,950
  45. Crystalline copolymers of p-dioxanone and e-caprolactone
    Pat No. US 5,047,048
  46. Crystalline copolymers of p-dioxanone and poly (alkylene oxides)
    Pat No. US 5,019,094
  47. Crystalline copolyesters of amorphous (lactide/glycolide) and p-dioxanone
    Pat No. US 5,007,923
  48. Copolymers of e-caprolactone, glycolide and glycolic acid for suture coatings
    Pat No. US 4,994,074
  49. Glycolide/p-dioxanone block copolymers
    Pat No. US 4,838,267
  50. Crystalline p-dioxanone/glycolide copolymers and surgical devices made therefrom
    Pat No. US 4,653,497
  51. Poly(p-dioxanone) polymers having improved radiation resistance
    Pat No. US 4,649,921
  52. Crystalline copolymers of p-dioxanone and lactide and surgical devices made therefrom
    Pat No. US 4,643,191
  53. Surgical sutures made from absorbable polymers of substituted benzoic acid
    Pat No. US 4,532,928
  54. Poly(p-dioxanone) polymers having improved radiation resistance
    Pat No. US 4,546,152
  55. Storage stable, one package, heat curable polyurea/urethane coating compositions and method of preparation
    Pat No. US 4,523,003
  56. Absorbable polymers of substituted benzoic acid
    Pat No. US 4,510,295
  57. Composition for the adhesion of rubber to reinforcing materials
    Pat No. US 4,339,359
  58. Composition for adhesion of rubber to reinforcing materials
    Pat No. US 4,284,536
  59. Method of adhesion of rubber to reinforcing materials
    Pat No. US 4,300,973
  60. Method of adhesion of rubber to reinforcing materials
    Pat No. US 4,292,111
  61. Method of adhesion of rubber to reinforcing materials