Neurovision Wins $60M Verdict In Trademark Suit

Law360, New York (October 28, 2010, 2:47 PM EDT) -- A federal jury has found that medical device maker NuVasive Inc. willfully infringed Neurovision Medical Products Inc.'s trademark for the word “neurovision,” awarding the plaintiff $60 million in damages.

The jury in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California also said in its verdict Monday that NuVasive had concealed its knowledge of Neurovision's use of the mark from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

San Diego-based NuVasive, which makes products used in spine surgery, vowed to appeal the verdict immediately, noting that the...
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