Smith & Nephew files Petitions for IPR on Joint Arthroplasty Patents

December 1, 2016 – Smith & Nephew filed two petitions requesting inter partes review of U.S. Patent Nos. 8,377,129 and 8,551,169 related joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools.  The cases are captioned Smith & Nephew, Inc. v. ConforMIS, Inc., IPR2017-00372 and IPR2017-00373, respectively.

By:  Christopher J. Stankus

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