Posts Tagged: Medtronic Inc


Federal Circuit Remands Inter Partes Review Decision Invalidating NuVasive Patent

NuVasive owns a patent relating to spinal fusion implants. Medtronic petitioned the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (the “Board”) to institute an inter partes review challenging the …

CAFC Rejects Claim Construction on Plain Meaning when Context Leads to a Different Interpretation

The district court erred by relying entirely on the plain meaning of the claim where context-based interpretations were necessary. The Court held that the plural terms “intervals” …

Federal Circuit Review – Issue 6 – 01-29-2014

In this issue of the Federal Circuit Review: (1) Supreme Court Holds Patentee Always Bears Burden on Infringement, Even in Declaratory Judgment …