The patents listed here apply to the US only.

In line with US regulation 35 USC § 287(a), each of the products identified in this section have been associated with one or more US patents that cover, or are for use under such patents.

If a product is not specifically identified in the product categories below, or it is not otherwise marked with a patent number, it does not currently have a patent attached to it.

Please note: in most cases, each US patent also has various international counterpart patents, providing patent coverage in a number of additional countries around the world.


Products for use in the arthroscopy and gynaecology markets

Joint replacement systems and instrumentation for use in the hip joint, including:

  • ACCORD Cable System 
  • ANTHOLOGY Hip System 
  • BIRMINGHAM HIP Resurfacing System 
  • CONCELOC◊ Advanced Porous Titanium
  • EMPERION (stem) 
  • OXINIUM and VERILAST HIP Products 
  • R3 Acetabular System 
  • REDAPT System Products 
  • REFLECTION Cup Products 
  • TANDEM Hip System
  • VISIONAIRE Products (Hips)
  • Cross-Linked Polyethylene Hip Instrumentation 
  • Hip Instrument Products 

Joint replacement systems and instrumentation for use in the knee joint, including:

  •  JOURNEY Knee System 
  •  JOURNEY Uni
  •  JOURNEY Cruciate Retaining Knee System
  •  LEGION Total Knee System 
  •  LEGION Hinged Knee
  •  LEGION Cones
  •  GENESIS II Knee System 
  •  Cross-Linked Polyethylene 
  •  OXINIUM and VERILAST Knees 
  •  Knee Instrumentation 
  •  JOURNEY Uni-Knee Instruments

REAL INTELLIGENCE for use in surgery, including:


Robotics systems for use in surgery, including: 

  • CORI Surgical System

Implants, and instruments for use in trauma and extremity markets.

Wound care management products for the treatment of acute and chronic wounds, including leg, diabetic and pressure ulcers, burns and post-operative wounds.