Newnan-based Poriferous Announces Issuance of New U.S. Patent for Implant Used in Ear Reconstruction
Monday, June 19th, 2017
U.S. Patent No. 9,636,202 Support for Ear Base includes multiple claims including the following; an ear-base for an ear implant restoration, comprising, an ear-base body comprising a superior crus, an inferior crus, and an antihelix rib, and at least one support tab extending from and integrally formed with the ear base along the antihelix rib.
"We believe that the technology covered in this patent will dramatically improve not only outcomes for patients but also ease of use for surgeons in ear reconstruction," said Aaron Noble, CEO of Poriferous.
Poriferous will continue to add to its portfolio of issued patents and pending applications. Noble stated: “This new U.S. patent bolsters our growing intellectual property portfolio. We are proud of our continued development of innovative products and are committed to protecting our rights in our intellectual property.”