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Smith & Nephew, Inc.

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Patent Law >
New Judicial Opinions

Defendants-Appellants Northgate Technologies, Inc., Smith & Nephew, Inc., and Linvatec Corp. (“Northgate” or “defendants”) appealed from the final judgment of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, entered following a jury trial, that Claims 11 and 12 of the ’474 patent are valid and were infringed by…
Date of ruling:
08/28/2008
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Patent Law >
New Settlements and Verdicts

The complaint alleged that plaintiff John O. Hayhurst is the owner, and Smith & Nephew is his exclusive licensee of the ‘557 patent entitled “Anchoring and Manipulating Tissue.”  According to plaintiffs, defendant has infringed the ‘557 patent directly and/or contributorily and/or by inducing others to infringe it, and that such…
Date of ruling:
06/11/2008
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