March 5, 2014


New Filings

Medtronic, Inc. filed IPR2014-00487 challenging claims 1-14, 19, 20, and 23-27 of U.S. Patent No. 8,361,156 on Systems and Methods of Spinal Fusion, assigned to Nuvasive, Inc.  As Medtronic explained in its Petition, it presents new arguments and provides new evidence to cure any noted deficiencies in Petitioner’s previously filed petition for IPR, IPR2013-00504, which was denied on February 13, 2014.

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