“The recent European ZIP Interspinous patent allowance is another milestone in Aurora Spine’s history. This newly issued patent features our patented ONE-STEP locking mechanism that eliminates the use of a set screw in Aurora’s screwless procedure surgeries,” said Laszlo Garamszegi, chief technology officer of Aurora Spine and co-inventor of the ZIP. “The ZIP technology provides Aurora Spine with opportunities to market, license and develop its products and screwless, minimally invasive implant technology further. We are very proud of the progress that we have made over the past couple of years in spinal surgery and the remarkable value that Aurora Spine`s intellectual property has added to our company`s growth.”
This is Aurora Spine’s first European patent. Aurora Spine has several U.S. and international patent applications pending directed to the ZIP system and its future technologies.
“Aurora is changing spine surgery, and we are thrilled that our newest patent has been issued by the EPO. This patent further validates the modern advancements of our screwless technology and it maintains our commitment to introduce advanced minimally invasive spine surgery technologies,” said Trent Northcutt, president and CEO of Aurora Spine.
Aurora Spine is an early-stage company focused on bringing new solutions to the spinal implant market through a series of screwless, minimally invasive, regenerative spinal implant technologies. Aurora Spine continues to position itself at the forefront of spinal surgery procedures, focusing on minimally invasive spine surgery technologies. The company has offices in Carlsbad, Calif., and Toronto (Ontario), Canada.