Medtronic, NuVasive Spinal Surgery IP Suit Continues

Law360, New York (March 24, 2011, 3:00 PM EDT) -- A Florida federal judge on Wednesday denied rival motions for summary judgment in a patent infringement suit brought by three Medtronic Inc. units against NuVasive Inc. over a spinal surgery device.

At a hearing in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Judge Michael M. Anello denied motions by both sides, according to a docket entry. In an order Monday he tentatively denied the motions in anticipation of the hearing.

Medtronic's spine unit Medtronic Sofamor Danek USA Inc. — along with two other...
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