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Texas jury awards $20m patent damages against Medtronic

Natalie Rahhal, New York


Medtronic has been ordered to pay $20.4m in damages by an Eastern District of Texas jury for infringing a doctor’s patents related to idiopathic scoliosis treatment

Medtronic logoA jury in the Eastern District of Texas has found that Medtronic infringed two of Dr Mark Barry’s patents, and awarded him $20.4 million in damages.

Barry was issued four patents for the instruments and methods of a...


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