PTAB Finds Two Orthophoenix Patents Unpatentable

February 26, 2016 – The Patent Trial and Appeal Board released two final written decisions finding unpatentable claims of Patent Owner Orthophoenix LLC’s patents, U.S. Patent Nos. 6,623,505 and 6,280,456, as obvious over or anticipated by various references. U.S. Patent No. 6,623,505 is entitled “Expandable Structures for Deployment in Interior Body Regions,” and U.S. Patent No. 6,280,456 is entitled “Methods for Treating Bone.” The cases are captioned Stryker Corp. v. Orthophoenix, LLC, IPR2014-01519 and Stryker Corp. v. Orthophoenix, LLC, IPR2014-01535.

By: Giancarlo L. Scaccia

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