NuVasive’s Spinal Screws Targeted in Patent-Infringement Suit

Jan. 20, 2021, 4:45 PM

A surgeon and inventor said NuVasive, which since 2013 has paid him millions of dollars in royalties and licenses, is selling several lines of screw products that infringe as many as eight of his patents related to spinal implants.

  • Roger P. Jackson, a spinal surgeon from Prairie Village, Kansas, is seeking cash compensation in an amount to be determined at trial and a court order blocking further unauthorized use of his inventions, according to complaint filed Tuesday in federal court in Wilmington, Delaware
  • Jackson, who has been awarded more than 320 U.S. patents during his four-decade career, doesn’t make...

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