MAKO Surgical Reports Patent Enforcement Actions Related to Stanmore Entities
MAKO Surgical Corp. (Nasdaq: MAKO) today announced that it has filed complaints against Stanmore Implants Worldwide, Ltd. of Elstree, United Kingdom and Stanmore Inc. of Plymouth, Massachusetts with the U.S. International Trade Commission, and the U.S. District Courts of the Northern District of California and the District of Massachusetts collectively alleging infringement of three patents by Stanmore. The patents at issue relate to computerized orthopedic surgical devices and software, and the patent infringement actions are directed at Stanmore's computerized orthopedic surgery guidance systems, including Stanmore's Sculptor Robotic Guidance Arm.
"MAKO has invested tens of millions of dollars developing a significant portfolio of technologies," said Maurice R. Ferré, M.D., president and chief executive officer of MAKO. "We are intent on protecting our leadership position in the field of robotically assisted orthopedic surgery."
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