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Emily Sauter
Emily Sauter
Emily K. Sauter is an associate in our Orange County office. She specializes in representing and counseling clients during all stages of intellectual property disputes, from the development and execution of pre-dispute enforcement or defensive strategies through trial and appeal. Her practice involves all types of intellectual property, including patents, design patents, trade secrets, trademarks and trade dress, copyrights, false advertising, and unfair competition.
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Darco International Sues Medical Specialties

Darco International Sues Medical Specialties

On November 11, 2013, Darco International, Inc. filed a lawsuit against Medical Specialties, Inc. in the United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia. The lawsuit alleges that Medical Specialties’ PHANTOM

Bolt MRI Technologies Files Lawsuit Against Fonar Corporation and Others

Bolt MRI Technologies Files Lawsuit Against Fonar Corporation and Others

On July 22, Bolt MRI Technologies LLC filed a lawsuit against Fonar Corporation, Health Management Corporation of America, Inc., and Health Diagnostics, LLC (collectively, the “Defendants”), alleging infringement of U.S.

Federal Circuit Reverses BPAI Reexamination Decision; Finds Synthes Patent Invalid

Federal Circuit Reverses BPAI Reexamination Decision; Finds Synthes Patent Invalid

On July 9, 2013, the Federal Circuit reversed the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences’ decision that certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 7,128,744 were not invalid due to obviousness. The ‘744 Patent, owned by Synthes, Inc.

NuVasive Files 2 Petitions for Inter Partes Review of Warsaw Orthopedic Patent

NuVasive Files 2 Petitions for Inter Partes Review of Warsaw Orthopedic Patent

San Diego-based NuVasive, Inc. filed two petitions last Friday with the Patent Trial and Appeal Board for inter partes review of Medtronic subsidiary Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc.’s U.S. Pat. No. 8,251,997. The sole listed inventor of the ‘997

Heart Failure Technologies Seeks Inter Partes Review of CardioKinetix Patent

Heart Failure Technologies Seeks Inter Partes Review of CardioKinetix Patent

Heart Failure Technologies, LLC filed a petition yesterday with the Patent Trial and Appeals Board for inter partes review of CardioKinetix, Inc.’s  U.S. Patent No. 7,582,051.  The ‘051 patent, entitled “Peripheral

Altus Partners Sues Globus Medical

Altus Partners Sues Globus Medical

Altus Partners, LLC has sued Globus Medical, Inc. in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.  The lawsuit alleges that Globus Medical’s REVERE® pedicle screws and components infringe U.S. Patent