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8 patent battles involving spine, orthopedic companies

By Admin | October 12, 2021

Patent infringement disputes are rife within the medtech industry this year. Here are eight cases involving spine and orthopedic companies that Becker's has reported on:

1. Globus Medical sued Life Spine in October, alleging that the company has infringed upon seven of its patents related to intervertebral expandable implants and surgical systems using them. Globus Medical is seeking injunctive relief and damages for the alleged infringement, which relates to Life Spine's Prolift line of expandable implants.

2. In July, Stryker agreed to pay $15 million to resolve a patent dispute that Conformis filed against Wright Medical, which Stryker acquired in November 2020. The lawsuit alleged that several of Wright Medical's shoulder instruments — and implant components used in conjunction with...(More)

For more info please read,8 patent battles involving spine, orthopedic companies,by Becker's Spine Review

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