Globus Dodges Subpoena In Doc's Patent Row With Medtronic

Globus Medical Inc. will not have to provide information on a spinal deformity treatment device, after a Pennsylvania federal judge quashed a doctor’s subpoena Thursday, saying the request for documents was irrelevant to a separate infringement suit against Medtronic Inc.

U.S. District Judge Harvey Bartle III granted the device maker’s motion to quash a subpoena from Dr. Mark A. Barry, who holds patents used to manufacture a spinal deformity treatment device. The judge said the doctor showed no evidence that Globus’ Revere model was related to...

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