Supreme Court Vacates, Remands Patent Dispute Under Commil

(January 19, 2016, 1:55 PM EST) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court on Jan. 19 vacated and remanded a March 2015 decision by the Federal Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, which ordered a new damages trial in a patent infringement case (Medtronic Sofamor Danek USA Inc., et al. v. NuVasive Inc., No. 15-85, U.S. Sup.).

In its orders list, the Supreme Court directed the Federal Circuit to consider the dispute between plaintiffs Medtronic Sofamor Danek USA and Warsaw Orthopedic and defendant NuVasive Inc. anew, under the framework established in Commil USA,...
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