Challenged claims of Orthocision Inc.'s patent that describes an improved method of fusing the sacroiliac joint and tools for accomplishing the same are unpatentable as anticipated by or obvious over prior art, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board said, in an inter partes review by PainTEQ LLC. According to the court, the challenged claims are anticipated by or obvious over various combinations of prior art, including prior art that describes a tool set for preparing a joint, inserting an implant or removing an implant from a joint; and that teaches an implant having rotatable blades designed to penetrate bone with ...
May 25, 2023, 1:03 PM
Case: Patents/Anticipation & Obviousness (P.T.A.B.)
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