Spinal Kinetics Denied Quick Win In Implant IP Battle

Law360, New York (January 31, 2011, 8:29 PM EST) -- A federal judge on Monday denied Spinal Kinetics Inc.'s bid for summary judgment in a case that claims the company's intervertebral implants infringe a patent belonging to Synthes USA LLC.

Judge Ronald M. Whyte of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California refused to grant Spinal Kinetics summary judgment for noninfringement of the three claims at issue.

The fight over the artificial spinal implant began when Synthes, a Swiss medical devices manufacturer with its U.S. headquarters in Pennsylvania, sued Spinal Kinetics in Delaware...
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Case Information

Case Title

Synthes (USA) v. Spinal Kinetics Inc.

Case Number



California Northern

Nature of Suit



Ronald M. Whyte

Date Filed

March 19, 2009

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