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Medical Device Under Judicial Microscope: DePuy Spine, Inc. v. Medtronic Sofamor Danek, Inc.

Johnson & Johnson subsidiary DePuy Spine, Inc. (DePuy) was recently involved in a $20 million (plus) patent infringement case regarding polyaxial screw spinal implant devices. The case was litigated to a jury yielding a verdict of $20 million in favor of DePuy Spine. On appeal, the Federal Circuit upheld DePuy Spine‚Äôs $20 million verdict as …