Jury will decide Medtronic v. Biomet
This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet
A jury from the central district of California will decide whether seven Medtronic polyaxial screws used in spinal surgery infringe on a patent held by Cross Medical Products, a division of Biomet. On Sept. 30, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the federal circuit overturned a permanent injunction against Medtronic handed down by a lower court, which said the firm's screws, including the CD Horizon Legacy, infringe on Cross' technology. The trial is not expected to begin before 2006...
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