Smith & Nephew Requests Inter Parte Review of ConforMIS’s Surgical Tool Patent

December 28, 2016 — On December 27, 2016, Smith & Nephew, Inc. petitioned Patent Trial and Appeal Board for inter parte review of U.S. Patent No. 7,534,263, entitled, “Surgical Tools Facilitating Increased Accuracy, Speed and Simplicity in Performing Joint Arthroplasty.”  The patent is owned by ConforMIS, Inc.  The case number is PTAB-IPR2017-00544.

By: Chika Seidel