December 15, 2015 – DePuy Synthes Sales, Inc. filed 3 separate petitions for inter partes review of U.S. Patent No. RE43,008, assigned to Acantha LLC. The patent at issue is directed to an orthopedic implant assembly for joining bone segments and methods of use thereof. The petitions are pending before the PTAB and are captioned: IPR2016-00329; IPR2016-00333; IPR2016-00334. The patent at issue is also involved in a litigation pending before the District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, captioned as Acantha LLC v. DePuy Synthes Sales, Inc., et al., Civil Action No. 1:15-cv-01257.
By: Rosanna W. Gan