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The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has invalidated a polymer patent owned by Howmedica Osteonics, reversing an earlier decision from the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and ending the company’s long running dispute with medical device company Zimmer.
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Howmedica Osteonics; Zimmer; USPTO; Patent Trial and Appeal Board; US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit