Medical Device Makers Argue Court Misapplied Commil In Patent Infringement Suit
(January 15, 2016, 7:56 AM EST) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — An appellate court misapplied Commil USA, LLC v. Cisco Systems, Inc. (135 S. Ct. 1920 ) in its decision affirming a jury verdict that a medical device maker infringed a patent related to implants and devices used in spinal surgeries, Warsaw Orthopedic and Medtronic Sofamor Danek USA Inc. (MSD) argue in a Dec. 28 brief to the U.S. Supreme Court (Medtronic Sofamor Danek USA Inc., et al. v. NuVasive Inc., No. 15-85, U.S. Sup.).