Doctor Accuses J&J, Others Of Treading On Surgical Patents

Law360, New York (September 10, 2012, 6:35 PM EDT) -- An orthopedic surgeon's patent-holding company filed infringement suits against Johnson & Johnson unit DePuy Inc. and four other device makers Monday in Massachusetts and Delaware federal courts, claiming the companies ripped off its surgical patents.

Bonutti Skeletal Innovations LLC and Dr. Peter M. Bonutti — who purportedly owns over 150 patents — say DePuy, Smith & Nephew Inc., Zimmer Inc., ConforMIS Inc. and Wright Medical Group Inc. have been selling devices that are covered by differing combinations of seven Bonutti patents for medical sutures and knee...
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Case Title

Bonutti Skeletal Innovations v. DePuy Mitek, LLC


Case Number

1:12-cv-11667

Court

Massachusetts

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Richard G. Stearns

Date Filed

September 10, 2012


Case Title

Bonutti Skeletal Innovations LLC v. Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc. et al


Case Number

1:12-cv-01107

Court

Delaware

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Gregory M. Sleet

Date Filed

September 10, 2012


Case Title

Bonutti Skeletal Innovations LLC v. Smith & Nephew Inc.


Case Number

1:12-cv-01111

Court

Delaware

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Gregory M. Sleet

Date Filed

September 10, 2012


Case Title

Bonutti Skeletal Innovations LLC v. ConforMIS Inc.


Case Number

1:12-cv-01109

Court

Delaware

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Gregory M. Sleet

Date Filed

September 10, 2012


Case Title

Bonutti Skeletal Innovations LLC v. Wright Medical Group Inc. et al


Case Number

1:12-cv-01110

Court

Delaware

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Gregory M. Sleet

Date Filed

September 10, 2012

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