Petition for Inter Partes Review by Intuitive Surgical, Inc. of Ethicon Endo-Surgery, LLC’s U.S. Patent No. 9,585,658

Defendant: Ethicon Endo-Surgery, LLC

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: May 24, 2018

Docket: IPR2018-00936

May 23, 2018 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

Petition for Inter Partes Review by Intuitive Surgical, Inc. of Ethicon, LLC’s U.S. Patent No. 8,991,677

Defendant: Ethicon, LLC

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: May 23, 2018

Docket: IPR2018-00935

May 22, 2018 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

Petition for Inter Partes Review by Intuitive Surgical, Inc. of Ethicon, LLC’s U.S. Patent No. 8,998,058

Defendant: Ethicon, LLC

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: May 23, 2018

Docket: IPR2018-00934

May 22, 2018 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

Petition for Inter Partes Review by Intuitive Surgical, Inc. of Ethicon, LLC’s U.S. Patent No. 9,084,601

Defendant: Ethicon, LLC

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: May 23, 2018

Docket: IPR2018-00933

May 22, 2018 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

Petition for Inter Partes Review by Smith & Nephew, Inc. of ConforMIS, Inc.’s U.S. Patent No. 9,216,025 (Final Written Decision)

Defendant: ConforMIS, Inc.

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Apr 23, 2018

Docket: IPR2017-00115

Judge: Administrative Patent Judge James A. Worth

October 20, 2016 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

April 26, 2017 — Inter Partes Review instituted

April 19, 2018 — Final Written Decisions finding claims 1–20 unpatentable

Petitions for Inter Partes Review by Abiomed, Inc. et al. of Maquet Cardiovascular LLC’s U.S. Patent No. 7,022,100 (Inter Partes Reviews Denied)

Defendant: Maquet Cardiovascular LLC

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Apr 19, 2018

Docket: IPR2017-01025; IPR2017-02134; IPR2017-02135

Judge: Administrative Patent Judge Bart A. Gerstenblith

March 11, 2017 — Petition for Inter Partes Review IPR2017-01025 filed

September 26, 2017 – Petition for Inter Partes Review IPR2017-01025 Denied

September 22, 2017 — Petition for Inter Partes Reviews IPR2017-02134 & IPR2017-02135 filed

April 16, 2018 – Petition for Inter Partes Review IPR2017-02134 & IPR2017-02135 Denied

 

 

Cochlear Ltd v. Oticon Medical AB et al (new lawsuit filed)

Defendant: Oticon Medical AB et al

Court: D. New Jersey

Date: Apr 16, 2018

Docket: 3-18-cv-06684

Cochlear Ltd. has sued Oticon Medical AB and Oticon Medical LLC in the District of New Jersey for infringement of U.S. Patent No. 9,838,807 (“Bone anchor fixture for medical prosthesis”).  Cochlear accuses the Ponto BHX Implant of infringement

WH Wall Family Holdings, LLLP v. CeloNova Biosciences, Inc. (new lawsuit filed)

Defendant: CeloNova Biosciences, inc.

Court: W.D. Texas

Date: Apr 12, 2018

Docket: 1-18-cv-00303

Judge: Judge Robert Pitman

WH Wall Family Holdings, LLLP has sued CeloNOva Biosciences, Inc. in the Western District of Texas for infringement of U.S. Patent No. 6,974,475 (“Angioplasty stent”).  WH Wall Family Holdings accuses the COBRA PzF Stent System of infringing the ‘475 Patent.

Syneron Medical Ltd. et al v. Sung Hwan E&B Co. et al (new lawsuit filed)

Defendant: Sung Hwan E&B Co. et al

Court: D. Mass.

Date: Apr 10, 2018

Docket: 1-18-cv-10684

Judge: Judge Nathaniel M. Gorton

Syneron Medical, Candela Corp. and Massachusetts General Hospital (collectively Syneron) have sued Sung Hwan E&B Co., Aesthetics Biomedical, Inc., and Cartessa Aesthetics, LLC. in the District of Massachusetts for infringement of U.S. Patent Nos. 9,095,357 and 9,510,899 both titled “Method and apparatus for dermatological treatment and tissue reshaping.”  Syneron accuses the Vivace RF micro needle devices of infringement.

Syneron Medical Ltd. et al v. Lumenis Ltd. et al (new lawsuit filed)

Defendant: Lumenis Ltd. et al

Court: D. Mass.

Date: Apr 10, 2018

Docket: 1-18-cv-10682

Judge: Judge Richard G. Stearns

Syneron Medical, Candela Corp. and Massachusetts General Hospital (collectively Syneron) have sued Lumenis Ltd. and Pollogen Ltd. in the District of Massachusetts for infringement of U.S. Patent Nos. 9,095,357 and 9,510,899 both titled “Method and apparatus for dermatological treatment and tissue reshaping.”  Syneron accuses the Legend+ RF micro needle devices of infringement.

Syneron Medical Ltd et al v. Jeisys Medical Inc. et al (new lawsuit filed)

Defendant: Jeisys Medical Inc. et al

Court: D. Mass.

Date: Apr 10, 2018

Docket: 1-18-cv-10681

Judge: Magistrate Judge M. Page Kelley

Syneron Medical, Candela Corp. and Massachusetts General Hospital (collectively Syneron) have sued Jeisys Medical, Inc. and Perigee Medical LLC in the District of Massachusetts for infringement of U.S. Patent Nos. 9,095,357 and 9,510,899 both titled “Method and apparatus for dermatological treatment and tissue reshaping.”  Syneron accuses the Jeisys INTRAcel, INTRAcel Pro, and INTRAcel RF micro-needle devices of infringement.  Jeisys alleges that Perigee is a Jeisys distributor for the INTRAcel devices.

Syneron Medical Ltd. et al v. Illooda Co. et al (new lawsuit filed)

Defendant: Illoda Co. et al

Court: D. Mass.

Date: Apr 10, 2018

Docket: 1-18-cv-10679

Judge: Judge William G. Young

Syneron Medical, Candela Corp. and Massachusetts General Hospital (collectively Syneron) have sued Illooda Co., Cutera, Inc., Emvera Techs., LLC, and Rohrer Aesthetics, LLC in the District of Massachusetts for infringement of U.S. Patent Nos. 9,095,357 and 9,510,899 both titled “Method and apparatus for dermatological treatment and tissue reshaping.”  Syneron accuses Illooda’s Fraxis Duo and Secret devices of infringement.  Syneron alleges that Emvera, Rohrer and Cutera and Ilooda’s U.S. distributors.

Petition for Inter Partes Review by Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. of Four Mile Bay, LLC’s U.S. Patent No. 9,283,080 (Inter Partes Review Instituted)

Defendant: Four Mile Bay, LLC

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Apr 04, 2018

Docket: IPR2018-00053

Judge: Administrative Patent Judge George R. Hoskins

October 11, 2017 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

March 30, 2018 — Inter Partes Review Instituted

Petition for Inter Partes Review by Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. of Four Mile Bay, LLC’s U.S. Patent No. 9,308,093 (Inter Partes Review Instituted)

Defendant: Four Mile Bay, LLC

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Apr 04, 2018

Docket: IPR2018-00052

Judge: Administrative Patent Judge Frances L. Ippolito

October 11, 2017 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

March 30, 2018 — Inter Partes Review Instituted

Petition for Inter Partes Review by Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. of Four Mile Bay, LLC’s U.S. Patent No. 9,265,612 (Inter Partes Review Denied)

Defendant: Four Mile Bay, LLC

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Apr 04, 2018

Docket: IPR2018-00051

Judge: Administrative Patent Judge George R. Hoskins

October 11, 2017 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

March 30, 2018 — Petition for Inter Partes Review Denied

Petition for Inter Partes Review by Navistar, Inc. of Fatigue Fracture Technology LLC’s U.S. Patent No. 7,143,915

Defendant: Fatigue Fracture Technology LLC

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Mar 27, 2018

Docket: IPR2018-00853

March 26, 2018 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

Petition for Inter Partes Review by CareFusion Corporation of Baxter International, Inc.’s s U.S. Patent No. 5,764,034 (Final Written Decision)

Defendant: Baxter International, Inc.

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Mar 27, 2018

Docket: IPR2017-00202

Judge: Administrative Patent Judge Amanda F. Wieker

November 4, 2016 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

April 11, 2017 – Petition granted in part and denied in part; Inter Partes Review Instituted

March 19, 2018 — Final Written Decisions finding claims 9–12 unpatentable

Wright Medical Tech., Inc. v. Paragon 28, Inc. (new lawsuit filed)

Defendant: Paragon 28, Inc.

Court: D. Colo.

Date: Mar 26, 2018

Docket: 1-18-cv-00691

Judge: Magistrate Judge Scott T. Varholak

Wright Medical Technology, Inc. has sued Paragon 28, Inc. in the District of Colorado for infringement of U.S. Patent Nos. 7,771,457; 8,100,954; 9259,251, 9,259,252, 9259,253, 9545,278 (all entitled “Orthopedic plate for use in small bone repair”); 8,118,846 and 9,078,710 (“Orthopedic plates for use in clavicle repair and methods for their use”); and 8,118,848 (“Orthopedic plate for use in fibula repair”).  Wright accuses Paragon’s “Gorilla R3CON Plating Systems,” “Baby Gorilla Mini Plating Systems,” the “PROMO Triplanar Hallux Calgus Correction System,” and the “Gorilla Caspar Device” of infringing the the above patents both indirectly and directly.

Petition for Inter Partes Review by Natus Medical Incorporated of Nox Medical Ehf’s U.S. Patent No. 9,059,532 (Final Written Decision)

Defendant: Nox Medical Ehf

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Mar 26, 2018

Docket: IPR2016-01822

Judge: Administrative Patent Judge Susan L. C. Mitchell

September 15, 2016 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

March 23, 2017 — Petition granted in part and denied in part; Inter Partes Review Instituted

March 21, 2018 — Final Written Decision finding claims 1–9 and 13 not unpatentable

Petitions for Inter Partes Review by Abiomed, Inc. of Maquet Cardiovascular LLC’s U.S. Patent No. 9,327,068

Defendant: Maquet Cardiovascular LLC

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Mar 14, 2018

Docket: IPR2017-01028; IPR2017-01029; IPR2017-02150; IPR2017-02151

Judge: Administrative Patent Judge Jeremy M. Plenzler

March 11, 2017 — Petitions IPR2017-01028, IPR2017-01029 for Inter Partes Review filed

September 20, 2017 – Petitions IPR2017-01028, IPR2017-01029 for Inter Partes Review denied

September 22, 2017 — Petitions IPR2017-02150, IPR2017-02151 for Inter Partes Review filed

March 12, 2018 – Petitions IPR2017-02150, IPR2017-02151 for Inter Partes Review denied