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Globus Sues a Rival for Patent Royalties on Spinal Implant Tech

Oct. 13, 2021, 7:24 PM

Globus Medical said closely held Life Spine’s ProLift line of expandable implants for spinal fusion surgeries infringes seven patents for the technology, used to help patients with spinal disorders live “pain free, active lives.”

  • Globus is seeking cash compensation of at least a reasonable royalty and court order blocking further unauthorized use of inventions, according to complaint filed Wednesday in federal court in Wilmington, Delaware
  • Patents, two of which were issued this year, are related to intervertebral expandable implants and surgical systems and methods using such implants, complaint says
  • Globus has more than 150 patents related to expandable implants ...

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