Patent infringement suit over spinal column immobilization device filed in Delaware

January 23, 2017 –  Plaintiff K2M, Inc. filed a patent infringement lawsuit against OrthoPediatrics Corp. and OrthoPediatrics U.S. Distribution Corp. on January 20, 2017. The patent-in-suit is U.S. Patent No. 9,532,816 entitled “Rod reduction device and method of use.” The invention relates to a device that can help immobilize the spinal column. The case is pending in the District of Delaware and captioned K2M, Inc. v. OrthoPediatrics Corp. et al., 1:17-cv-00061.

By Una Fan