J&J Units Sued Over Spine Implant Patent

Law360, New York (May 16, 2013, 1:30 PM EDT) -- Two of Johnson & Johnson's DePuy Synthes units were hit Wednesday in Delaware federal court with allegations that they infringed Globus Medical Inc.'s patent covering a spinal implant.

Globus sued DePuy Synthes Products LLC and DePuy Synthes Sales Inc., alleging their Zero-P VA intervertebral fusion implant product infringes U.S. Patent Number 8,328,872, which was issued to Globus in December. The suit alleges further that Synthes' infringement was willful. 

"Synthes' continued manufacture, use, offers to sell, and/or selling of its Zero-P VA intervertebral fusion implants, despite its...
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