Fed. Circ. Trims Medtronic Surgery Patent Claims

Law360, New York (January 26, 2011, 8:13 PM EST) -- The Federal Circuit has asked a district court to review a $2.7 million award to a Medtronic Inc. unit that sued Globus Medical Inc. over spinal surgery patents, saying the court erred in finding Globus infringed all five asserted claims.

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit reversed the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania's denial of Globus' motion for judgment as a matter of law of invalidity with respect to two claims of U.S. Patent Numbers...
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