The CAO Group has been granted its third patent (US Pat. No. 8,834,457) by the US Patent Office regarding its medical diode laser systems.

This patent provides protection of CAO’s innovative methods to deliver laser energy through a disposable tip. In addition, CAO has received a Notice of Allowance (APP. No. 13/682,724) regarding the use of touch screen with a graphical user interface to control a laser system. Accordingly, a fourth CAO laser system patent is expected to be issued in the coming months.

The two other US patents CAO has received for its medical diode laser systems include US Patent No. 7,485,116, covering laser fiber management, and US Patent No. 8,337,097, which covers laser units that include a wireless foot switch to control the laser unit.

CAO continues to incorporate unique, innovative solutions with state-of-the-art laser technology to produce medical laser systems that have transformed everyday laser treatment for medical professionals.

"CAO is proud of the patents issued to its medical laser systems and will vigorously defend each of these patents against any infringement," said CEO and founder Densen Cao, PhD.

"CAO is a company committed to intellectual property, and as a result, the company holds over 150 issued and pending patents and has licensed its technologies to many companies in the community."

The CAO Group develops and manufactures dental, veterinary, medical, and forensic products and solutions.