Globus Medical, Inc. v. Depuy Synthes Products, LLC., et al.C.A. No. 13-854-LPS, August 14, 2015

Stark, C.J.  Claim construction opinion regarding 10 terms from 2 patents-in-suit

The following terms are construed:

  1. Locking mechanism
  2. Preventing the back out of at least one screw from the at least one hole
  3. Extension[s]
  4. Generally flush
  5. Define a through hole, the through hole extending through the spacer
  6. To engage the adjacent vertebrae
  7. For providing torsional stability
  8. Recess
  9. Spaced from
  10. Located proximate