Cozmed Stole Spinal Device Technology: Kyphon

Law360, New York (October 22, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Medical device manufacturer Kyphon Inc. has accused a rival consulting firm of luring a former employee to steal and disclose the company's trade secrets for a spinal fracture treatment.

Kyphon filed an amended complaint on Monday in a California federal court against Cozmed LLC and Cozmed President Peter K. Park for allegedly infringing three patents related to balloon kyphoplasty, a surgical procedure for repairing spinal fractures. The case was originally filed in June for patent infringement but was amended to add trade secret misappropriation, tortious interference...
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