Patents

Patents

Align Technology is a global medical device company that is changing lives through better smiles. We reimagine and reinvent the way dental treatment is presented and delivered to millions of people around the world. We are a leading provider of advanced digital dentistry platforms.

The following Align Technology products are protected by patents in the United States and elsewhere. This web page is provided to satisfy the virtual patent marking provisions of various jurisdictions including the virtual patent marking provisions of Section 16 of the America Invents Act. It is also intended to serve as notice under 35 U.S.C. § 287(a).

Other products not listed here may be protected by one or more patents in the United States and elsewhere.

Additional patents are pending in the United States and elsewhere.

The Invisalign® family of clear aligner products (including, but not limited to, Invisalign® Comprehensive Package, Invisalign® Comprehensive Phase 2 Package, Invisalign® Lite Package, Invisalign® Express Package, Invisalign® retainers, Invisalign® Express 5, Invisalign® Express 10, Invisalign® Assist, Invisalign® GO clear aligners, Vivera® retainers, and Invisalign® First clear aligners) are covered by one or more of the following U.S. Patents and other pending applications and foreign equivalents:

  • US6,299,440
  • US6,524,101
  • US6,790,035
  • US6,830,450
  • US6,976,627
  • US7,140,877
  • US7,201,576
  • US7,255,561
  • US7,306,152
  • US7,545,372
  • US7,553,157
  • US7,611,058
  • US7,711,447
  • US7,854,609
  • US7,878,801
  • US7,878,805
  • US7,901,207
  • US7,904,307
  • US7,905,724
  • US7,916,911
  • US8,038,444
  • US8,155,780
  • US8,235,713
  • US8,641,414
  • US8,899,976
  • US8,899,977
  • US8,995,732
  • US9,004,915
  • US9,107,722
  • US9,301,814
  • US9,326,830
  • US9,403,238
  • US9,408,675
  • US9,433,477
  • US9,566,132
  • US9,655,691
  • US9,655,693
  • US9,839,494
  • US9,844,421
  • US9,939,999
  • US9,943,386
  • US9,943,991
  • US10,004,578
  • US10,052,176
  • US10,085,823
  • US10,123,853
  • US10,136,964
  • US10,143,537
  • US10,154,889
  • US10,271,923
  • US10,299,894
  • US10,332,164
  • US10,335,252
 

The iTero® family of intraoral scanner products (including, but not limited to, iTero Element 5D, iTero Element 2, iTero Element Flex, iTero Element, iTero HD2.9, iTero HDU) are covered by one or more of the following U.S. Patents and other pending applications and foreign equivalents:

  • US7,030,383
  • US7,214,946
  • US7,286,954
  • US7,319,529
  • US7,511,829
  • US7,724,378
  • US7,838,816
  • US7,890,290
  • US8,102,538
  • US8,363,228
  • US8,451,456
  • US8,476,581
  • US8,675,207
  • US8,885,175
  • US8,948,482
  • US9,101,433
  • US9,214,014
  • US9,299,192
  • US9,404,740
  • US9,431,887
  • US9,451,873
  • US9,491,863
  • US9,510,757
  • US9,589,329
  • US9,651,419
  • US9,660,418
  • US9,675,430
  • US9,709,803
  • US9,830,688
  • US9,939,999
  • US10,004,572
  • US10,105,199
  • US10,111,581
  • US10,117,581
  • US10,148,066
  • US10,219,875
  • US10,275,862
  • US10,288,875
  • US10,327,872
  • USD742,518
  • USD760,901
  • USD768,861
  • USD771,817
  • USD774,193
  • USD806,248
  • USD816,222
  • USD816,223

 

Last updated July 16, 2019.