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Ben Sanders

Registered Patent Agent

Phone: (352) 375-8100
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  • MSME Metrology
    University of Florida
  • BSME Minor in Mathematics
    University of Florida

Technology Areas

  • Surgical Implants and Medical Devices
  • Tissue Implants and Tissue Processing
  • Consumer Electronics Devices
  • Injection Molding and Manufacturing
  • Metrology and Precision Engineering
  • Consumer and Medical Design Patents

Prior Professional Experience

  • Director of IP at RTI Surgical
  • Mechanical Engineer at APTEC
  • R&D Engineer at Procter & Gamble
  • Systems Programmer at Procter & Gamble
  • Graduate Research Asst. at U. of Florida
  • Mechanical Development Engineer at Motorola

Community Involvement

  • Mentor for UF Active Learning Program (UF CAIRES)
  • Grant Administrator for Community Based Robotics Pilot at Children’s Trust of Alachua County
  • Coach & Mentor for FIRST Robotics
  • Scoutmaster & Asst. Scoutmaster for Scouts, BSA
  • Coach for Youth Soccer, Inc.
  • Judge for School and Regional Science Fairs

Professional Memberships & Activities

  • Registered to Practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)

Selected Patents

  • 7,648,676: Process and apparatus for treating implants comprising soft tissue
  • 7,658,706: Vascular graft sterilization and decellularization
  • 7,727,278: Self fixing assembled bone-tendon-bone graft
  • 7,776,089: Assembled bone-tendon-bone grafts
  • 8,007,533: Progressive grip assembled bone-tendon-bone grafts, methods of making, and methods of use
  • 8,167,943: Materials and methods for improved bone tendon bone transplantation
  • 8,470,038: Adjustable and fixed assembled bone-tendon-bone graft
  • 9,700,584: Osteoinductive putties and methods of making and using such putties
  • 9,707,082: Assembled cartilage repair graft
  • 10,314,944: Xenograft soft tissue implants and methods of making and using
  • 10,875,244: Adaptable high-performance extrusion head for fused filament fabrication systems
  • D583,053: Orthopedic bone block
  • D583,054: Set of orthopedic bone block assembly
  • D583,055: Orthopedic bone block assembly
  • D583,056: Orthopedic bone block assembly
  • D888,114: 3D printer hotend
  • D875,794: 3D printer hotend