February 10, 2016 – The Patent Trial and Appeal Board released two final written decisions finding unpatentable all claims of Patent Owner Orthophoenix LLC’s patents, U.S. Patent Nos. 6,241,734 and 7,153,307, as obvious over or anticipated by various references. The patents relate to an apparatus for introducing material into bone through a subcutaneous cannula. The cases are captioned Stryker Corp. v. Orthophoenix, LLC, IPR2014-01433 and Stryker Corp. v. Orthophoenix, LLC, IPR2014-01434.
By: Giancarlo L. Scaccia