Adverse Judgment Against Bonutti Skeletal Innovations LLC in IPR

April 30, 2014 – The PTAB entered judgment against patent owner Bonutti Skeletal Innovations LLC (Bonutti) in IPR2013-00631 (Arthrex, Inc. v. Bonutti Skeletal Innovations LLC) relating to U.S. Patent No. 5,921,986, which is directed to methods of securing body tissue to bone using bone sutures. Adverse judgment was rendered because Bonutti completely disclaimed all challenged claims on April 22, 2014.

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