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Nevro Spine-Stim Patents Escape Re-Review By PTO

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

The Patent Trial and Appeals Board won’t review a Nevro spinal cord stimulator patent after a challenge from Boston Scientific claimed the patent was invalid because it was too similar to prior knowledge in the field. The unusual decision not to even launch a so-called inter partes review in this case should be comforting to device patent holders, an attorney says.

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