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ZimmerBiomet Scores $13M In Fees In Howmedica IP Fight

Law360 (May 15, 2018, 8:34 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey federal judge has awarded ZimmerBiomet $13.3 million in attorneys’ fees and more than $500,000 in costs following a long-running polymer-patent dispute with Howmedica that resulted in the invalidation of four of the latter company’s patents, according to court documents unsealed Monday.

U.S. District Judge William H. Walls awarded the fees on April 20 and unsealed the order on those figures on Monday. The opinion on the fees is not yet public.

In February 2016 the Federal Circuit ruled that every claim in a...
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