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Axonics Gets Mixed Ruling on Challenges to Medtronic Patents

Sept. 13, 2021, 9:41 PM

Patent Trial and Appeal Board agreed with Axonics on its challenges to some claims in one Medtronic patent, while upholding one claim in that patent and all claims in two other patents.

  • The PTAB agreed with Axonics on four of the five claims it contested in patent number 7,774,069, the companies said in separate statements; Medtronic said that patent protects technology related to its recharge power control
  • The PTAB upheld all the claims in two other patents, which Medtronic said protect technology related to its tined leads
  • Axonics said those two patents expire soon, one on Nov. 9, 2021, and ...

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