ConforMIS Files for Interference Proceeding Against Imperial Innovations Group
3/22/2012 6:27:27 AM
BURLINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ConforMIS, Inc. filed documents to initiate an interference proceeding in the United States Patent and Trademark Office involving a patent application held by Imperial Innovations Group. The subject patent application, US 2011/0218635A1 entitled “Modular Knee Implants,” lists Andrew Amis, Robert Wozencroft, and Justin Cobb as inventors. Imperial Innovations Group, an entity associated with the Imperial College London, recently announced a license of patented technology to Stanmore Implants in addition to a £4 million investment in the company to develop that technology, including the patient-specific Savile Row Unicondylar Knee implant.