Globus Medical, Inc. Files Petition for IPR of Bonutti Skeletal Innovations LLC’s Patent

January 4, 2016 – Globus Medical, Inc. filed a petition for inter partes review of multiple claims of Bonutti Skeletal Innovations LLC’s patent. Globus contends that the claims are unpatentable under 35 U.S.C. § 103 as obvious over prior art publications. The patent at issue is U.S. Patent No. 6,099,531, entitled “Changing relationship between bones.”

The petition is pending in the United States Patent Trial and Appeal Board and is captioned: Petition for Inter Partes Review by Globus Medical, Inc., PTAB-IPR2016-00417.

By: David G. Varghese