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FOR Receives Two New Patents

The Fellowship of Orthopaedic Researchers, whose mission is to find new and innovative methods to improve functionality of patients with ailments of the musculoskeletal system, proudly announces it has recently received two additional U.S. Patents. On June 6, 2017, U.S. Patent 9,668,865 B2 titled Trochlear Implants and Methods of Use was issued, which adds to the nine other issued U.S. Patents for the Moirai Orthopaedics PIR System for the treatment of chondral defects of the knee.

The second U.S. Patent 9,707,105 B2 titled Magnetic Prosthetic Implants and Methods Thereof, was issued on July 18, 2017, and relates to the Fellowship’s ongoing program of developing an advanced magnetically levitated prosthesis for high activity amputees such as
those resulting from military service. As evidenced by the issuance of these patents, Fellowship’s staff continues to work diligently and conduct translational research in the effort to cure, treat, and prevent orthopaedic diseases and injuries.

For more information on these patents, please visit the United States Patent and Trademark Office website at

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