PTAB Issues Final Decision in IPR Instituted by MAKO Surgical Corp.

August 3, 2016 – The PTAB, on August 1, 2016, issued a final written decision finding claims 1-17 of U.S. Patent No. 6,205,411 (’411 Patent) unpatentable and claims 18-34 of the ’411 Patent patentable over the prior art. The ’411 Patent is entitled “Computer-assisted surgery planner and intra-operative guidance system.”

The decision can be found under the following caption: Petition for Inter Partes Review by MAKO Surgical Corp., PTAB-IPR2015-00630.

By: David G. Varghese