September 20, 2017 3:16 AM ET

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Company Overview of Mentor Worldwide LLC

Company Overview

Mentor Worldwide LLC develops, manufactures, and markets healthcare products for surgical and non-surgical medical procedures in aesthetics markets worldwide. It offers breast implants, including volume sizing systems. The company also provides body contouring products, such as advanced liposuction solutions, liposuction solutions, microinjection instruments, cannula accessories, physicians formulas, nasal splints, post-surgical dressing solutions, ice cubes, and eye protection systems. In addition, it offers face products, such as PDS flexible plate, a PDS-based structural support for nasal soft-tissue and cartilage reconstruction. Further, the company provides dermal fillers. The company o...

201 Mentor Drive

Santa Barbara, CA 93111

United States

Founded in 1969

1,250 Employees





Key Executives for Mentor Worldwide LLC

Chief Operating Officer and Vice President
Age: 68
Chief Executive Officer of Johnson & Johnson and Director of Johnson & Johnson
Age: 57
President of Porges SAS
Worldwide President
Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel
Age: 66
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

Mentor Worldwide LLC Key Developments

Blizzard & Nabers Wins Mentor Worldwide, LLC Obtape Trial Verdict

Blizzard & Nabers, along with Tom Pirtle won a landmark $4.4 million jury verdict against Mentor Worldwide, LLC. Blizzard have successfully represented its client in Teresa Taylor v. Mentor Worldwide, LLC, Case No. 4:12-CV-176 (CDL), In The United States District Court For The Middle District Of Georgia, Columbus Division. The jury found that the ObTape Sling product was defective and caused the plaintiff serious harm. This product falls under the umbrella of the now infamous category of medical devices known as transvaginal mesh. Transvaginal mesh was designed to improve corrective surgeries for pelvic organ prolapse and stress urinary incontinence. The FDA has since issued a warning that not only is transvaginal mesh ineffective at improving the surgical odds of success, but that it can degrade and cause significant additional damage. The ObTape vaginal sling was implanted in approximately 35,000 women between 2003 and 2006 and was designed to prevent involuntary bladder leakage caused by weak pelvic muscles. As a result of a defective design that contains a nonwoven surgical mesh, the ObTape vaginal sling has been associated with a number of severe and debilitating injuries, including vaginal extrusions, urinary tract erosions and infections. Within three years of the product being introduced into the marketplace, the defective medical device was removed from the market.

Mentor Worldwide LLC Receives FDA IDE Approval for its Athena Clinical Trial

Mentor Worldwide LLC announced that it has received a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) approval to initiate its ATHENA clinical trial. The trial is designed to demonstrate the safety and effectiveness of new sizes of MENTOR® MemoryGel® Breast Implants for breast reconstruction patients with larger chest widths, larger breast sizes, higher BMI or greater amounts of removed mastectomy tissue. Mentor expects to begin enrolling primary and revisionary breast reconstruction patients in the ATHENA clinical trial by April 2016. The ATHENA trial plans to enroll 600 patients at up to 35 sites nationwide and test implants manufactured using the same shell and gel as Mentor MemoryGel® Breast Implants. They will range in size from 750cc to 1445cc. As the leader in breast reconstruction, Mentor has launched multiple reconstruction solutions over the past 18 months, including new MemoryShape® Breast Implant styles and the ARTOURA™ Breast Tissue Expander. Mentor Breast Implants are backed by substantial clinical data demonstrating safety and effectiveness in primary augmentation, reconstruction and revision patients.

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