Blog Tag: Inter Partes Review

Sportbrain Sues Smartwatch Manufacturers, PTAB institutes IPR against Patent-in-Suit

Sportbrain Sues Smartwatch Manufacturers, PTAB institutes IPR against Patent-in-Suit

Sportbrain Holdings LLC (“Sportbrain”) is a company that was previously engaged in the business of selling fitness trackers. Sportbrain recently sued eight smartwatch manufacturers for alleged infringement of its U.S. Patent No.

Boston Scientific Files Second IPR Petition Against UAB Patent

Boston Scientific Files Second IPR Petition Against UAB Patent

Boston Scientific Corporation (“Boston Scientific”) filed a petition with the Patent Trial and Appeal Board on April 10, 2015 requesting inter partes review of U.S. Patent No. 6,266,563 (“the ’563 Patent”).  The petition

Final Decision in NuVasive’s Inter Partes Review of Warsaw Orthopedic Patent

The Patent Trial and Appeals Board (the “Board”) recently issued Final Written Decisions disposing of two inter partes reviews that NuVasive filed in mid-2013 regarding U.S. patent number 8,444,696 (the ’696 Patent). The ’696

Inter Partes Review Requested for MiMedx Tissue Graft Patent

Inter Partes Review Requested for MiMedx Tissue Graft Patent

Tissue Transplant Technology Ltd. and Human Biologics of Texas Ltd. (“the Petitioners”) recently filed a petition with the Patent Trial and Appeal Board requesting inter partes review of U.S. Patent No. 8,597,687 (“the

Wright Medical Technology Files for Inter Partes Review of Orthophoenix Patents

Wright Medical Technology Files for Inter Partes Review of Orthophoenix Patents

On June 6, 2014, Wright Medical Technology, Inc. (“WMT”) filed first and second petitions with the Patent Trial and Appeal Board requesting inter partes review of both U.S. Patent No. 6,440,138 (“the ‘138 Patent”)

Medtronic Files for Inter Partes Review of Endotach Intravascular Stent Patent

Medtronic Files for Inter Partes Review of Endotach Intravascular Stent Patent

On April 25, 2014, Medtronic, Inc. and Medtronic Vascular, Inc. (“Medtronic”) filed a second petition (the ’695 Petition) with the Patent Trial and Appeal Board requesting inter partes review of U.S. Patent No. 5,593,417

Zimmer files for Inter Partes Review of Knee Replacement Patent

Zimmer files for Inter Partes Review of Knee Replacement Patent

On October 30, 2013, Zimmer Holdings, Inc. and Zimmer, Inc. filed a petition with the Patent Trial and Appeal Board requesting inter partes review of U.S. Patent No. 7,837,736, assigned to Bonutti Skeletal Innovations, LLC.

The ‘736

TriVascular Files for Inter Partes Review of Inflatable Intraluminal Stent Patent

TriVascular Files for Inter Partes Review of Inflatable Intraluminal Stent Patent

On August 5, 2013, TriVascular, Inc. filed a petition with the Patent Trial and Appeal Board requesting inter partes review of U.S. Patent No. 6,007,575 owned by named inventor Dr. Shaun L.W. Samuels.

The ’575 Patent is entitled “Inflatable

NuVasive Files for Inter Partes Review of Warsaw Orthopedic’s Spinal Implant Patent

NuVasive Files for Inter Partes Review of Warsaw Orthopedic’s Spinal Implant Patent

On June 27, 2013, NuVasive, Inc. filed two petitions with the Patent Trial and Appeal Board requesting inter partes review of Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc.’s U.S. Patent No. 8,444,696.

The ’696 Patent is entitled “Anatomic Spinal

Cardiocom files for Inter Partes Review of University of Rochester’s Patient Monitoring and Treatment Patent

Cardiocom files for Inter Partes Review of University of Rochester’s Patient Monitoring and Treatment Patent

Cardiocom, LLC, filed a petition last Friday with the Patent Trial and Appeal Board requesting inter partes review of claims 1-9 of University of Rochester’s U.S. Patent No. 6,612,985.

The ‘985 patent is entitled “Methods

Respironics Files for Inter Partes Review of ZOLL Medical’s Patient Monitoring Patent

Respironics, Inc., a subsidiary of Koninklijke Philips N.V., filed a petition last Friday with the Patent Trial and Appeal Board requesting inter partes review of ZOLL Medical Corporation’s U.S. Patent No. 6,681,003 to Linder

Atrium Medical seeks Inter Partes Review of C.R. Bard Mesh Patent

Atrium Medical seeks Inter Partes Review of C.R. Bard Mesh Patent

Atrium Medical filed four petitions with the Patent Trial and Appeals Board for inter partes review of C.R. Bard’s  U.S. Patent No. 7,785,334.  The ‘334 patent, entitled “Implantable Prosthesis” issued on August

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