ReCor Medical, Inc. v. Medtronic Ardian Luxembourg Srl et al. (New Lawsuit Filed)

Defendant: Medtronic Ardian Luxembourg SRL and Medtronic Vascular Inc.

Court: United States District Court for the Northern District of California

Date: Jan 13, 2022

Docket: 4-22-cv-00236

Judge: Magistrate Judge Kandis A. Westmore

ReCor Medical Inc. has sued Medtronic Ardian Luxembourg SRL and Medtronic Vascular Inc. in the Northern District of California, seeking a declaratory judgment that its Paradise System does not infringe Medtronic’s patent, U.S. Patent No. 8,845,629 (entitled “Ultrasound apparatuses for thermally-induced renal neuromodulation”).

Petition for Inter Partes Review by Johnson & Johnson Surgical Vision, Inc. of Alcon, Inc.’s U.S. Patent No. 9,456,925 (Inter Partes Review Instituted)

Defendant: Alcon, Inc.

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Dec 14, 2021

Docket: IPR2021-01069

Judge: Administrative Patent Judge Jamie T. Wisz

June 11, 2021 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

December 10, 2021 — Petition for Inter Partes Review denied

Petition for Inter Partes Review by Johnson & Johnson Surgical Vision, Inc. of Alcon, Inc.’s U.S. Patent No. 9,427,356 (Inter Partes Review Instituted)

Defendant: Alcon, Inc.

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Dec 14, 2021

Docket: IPR2021-01053

Judge: Administrative Patent Judge Grace Karaffa Obermann

June 7, 2021 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

December 10, 2021 — Petition for Inter Partes Review granted

Petition for Inter Partes Review by Alcon, Inc. et al of AMO Development, LLC’s U.S. Patent No. 10,709,548 (Inter Partes Review Instituted)

Defendant: AMO Development, LLC

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Dec 08, 2021

Docket: IPR2021-00849

Judge: Administrative Patent Judge Jon B. Tornquist

April 26, 2021 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

December 6, 2021 — Petition for Inter Partes Review granted

Petition for Inter Partes Review by Alcon, Inc. et al of AMO Development, LLC’s U.S. Patent No. 10,376,356 (Inter Partes Review Instituted)

Defendant: AMO Development, LLC

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Dec 08, 2021

Docket: IPR2021-00846

Judge: Administrative Patent Judge Jon B. Tornquist

April 26, 2021 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

December 6, 2021 — Petition for Inter Partes Review granted (Claims 1-12); Claims 13-15, 17-19, 21-24 disclaimed by Patent Owner

Therabody, Inc. v. DJO, LLC d/b/a Compex et al. (New Lawsuit Filed)

Defendant: DJO, LLC d/b/a Compex and Does 1-10

Court: United States District Court for the Central District of California

Date: Dec 01, 2021

Docket: 2:21-cv-09327

Judge: Not yet assigned

Therabody, Inc. has sued DJO LLC (d/b/a Compex) in the Central District of California, alleging that Compex’s Fixx 2.0 percussive massage device infringes U.S. Patent Nos. 10857,064 (entitled “Percussive Therapy Device”) and 10,918,565 (entitled “Percussive Massage Device and Method of Use”).  In additional, Therabody also accuses several of Compex’s massage device head attachments of infringing U.S. Design Patent Nos. D845,500, D849,261, D850,640, D859,680, and D861,182 (all entitled “Massage Element”).  Therabody also asserts federal false designation of origin, unfair competition, and unfair business practices claims.

Petition for Inter Partes Review by Johnson & Johnson Surgical Vision, Inc. of Alcon, Inc.’s U.S. Patent No. 8,398,236 (Inter Partes Review Denied)

Defendant: Alcon, Inc.

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Nov 29, 2021

Docket: IPR2021-01003

Judge: Administrative Patent Judge Miriam L. Quinn

May 24, 2021 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

November 23, 2021 — Petition for Inter Partes Review denied

Tankovich v. Candela Medical, Inc. (New Lawsuit Filed)

Defendant: Candela Medical, Inc.

Court: United States District Court for the Central District of California

Date: Nov 29, 2021

Docket: 8-21-cv-01955

Judge: Not yet assigned

Nikolai Tankovich, MD, PhD has sued Candela Medical, Inc. in the Central District of California alleging infringement of U.S. Patent No. 10,675,481 (entitled “Laser System for Multiple Beam Tissue Therapy”) by Candela Medical’s “Candela Frax Pro” and “Nordlys” laser skin treatment devices.

Petition for Inter Partes Review by Alcon, Inc. et al of AMO Development, LLC’s U.S. Patent No. 9,474,648 (Inter Partes Review Instituted)

Defendant: AMO Development, LLC

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Nov 22, 2021

Docket: IPR2021-00841

Judge: Administrative Patent Judge Ryan H. Flax

April 26, 2021 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

November 18, 2021 — Petition for Inter Partes Review granted

Petition for Inter Partes Review by Stryker Corporation et al of OsteoMed LLC’s U.S. Patent No. 9,763,716

Defendant: OsteoMed LLC

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Nov 18, 2021

Docket: IPR2022-00191

November 17, 2021 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

Petition for Inter Partes Review by Stryker Corporation et al of OsteoMed LLC’s U.S. Patent No. 9,351,776

Defendant: OsteoMed LLC

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Nov 18, 2021

Docket: IPR2022-00190

November 17, 2021 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

Petition for Inter Partes Review by Stryker Corporation et al of OsteoMed LLC’s U.S. Patent No. 8,529,608

Defendant: OsteoMed LLC

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Nov 18, 2021

Docket: IPR2022-00189

November 17, 2021 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

Petition for Inter Partes Review by Alcon, Inc. et al of AMO Development, LLC’s U.S. Patent No. 9,233,024 (Inter Partes Review Instituted)

Defendant: AMO Development, LLC

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Nov 16, 2021

Docket: IPR2021-00845

Judge: Administrative Patent Judge Jon B. Tornquist

April 26, 2021 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

November 12, 2021 — Petition for Inter Partes Review granted

Petition for Inter Partes Review by Alcon, Inc. et al of AMO Development, LLC’s U.S. Patent No. 9,233,023 (Inter Partes Review Instituted)

Defendant: AMO Development, LLC

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Nov 16, 2021

Docket: IPR2021-00843

Judge: Administrative Patent Judge Jon B. Tornquist

April 24, 2021 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

November 12, 2021 — Petition for Inter Partes Review granted

Petition for Inter Partes Review by Johnson & Johnson Surgical Vision, Inc. of Alcon, Inc.’s U.S. Patent No. 9,849,036 (Inter Partes Review Denied)

Defendant: Alcon, Inc.

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Nov 12, 2021

Docket: IPR2021-00899

Judge: Administrative Patent Judge Grace Karaffa Obermann

May 3, 2021 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

November 9, 2021 — Petition for Inter Partes Review denied

Petition for Inter Partes Review by Johnson & Johnson Surgical Vision, Inc. of Alcon, Inc.’s U.S. Patent No. 9,622,913 (Inter Partes Review Denied)

Defendant: Alcon, Inc.

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Nov 12, 2021

Docket: IPR2021-00898

Judge: Administrative Patent Judge Grace Karaffa Obermann

May 3, 2021 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

November 9, 2021 — Petition for Inter Partes Review denied

Murj, Inc. v. Rhythm Management Group, LLC et al. (New Lawsuit Filed)

Defendant: Rhythm Management Group, LLC and Rhythm Management Group Corp.

Court: United States District Court for the District of Maryland

Date: Oct 29, 2021

Docket: 8-21-cv-02778

Judge: Hon. Paula Xinis

Murj, Inc. has sued Rhythm Management Group, LLC and Rhythm Management Group Corporation for infringement of U.S. Patent No. 10,268,989 (entitled “Medical Device Data Platform”) in the District of Maryland.  Murj accuses the Rhythm Synergy software platform of infringement.

Globus Medical, Inc. v. Life Spine, Inc. (New Lawsuit Filed)

Defendant: Life Spine, Inc.

Court: United States District Court for the District of Delaware

Date: Oct 13, 2021

Docket: 1-21-cv-01445

Judge: Not yet assigned

Globus Medical, Inc. has sued Life Spine, Inc. for infringement of U.S. Patent Nos. 10,137,001, 10,925,752, 10973,649, 8,845,731, 8,845,732 (entitled “Expandable Fusion Device and Method of Installation Thereof”), 9,402,739 (“Variable Lordosis Spacer and Related Methods of Use”), and 9,956,087 (“Intervertebral Spacer and Plate”) in the District of Delaware.  Globus Medical accuses Life Spine’s PROLIFT, PROLIFT Lateral, PROLIFT Lateral Fixated, and PROLIFT Lateral Helo implants of infringement.

Think Green Limited d/b/a Haakaa v. Medela AG et al. (New Lawsuit Filed)

Defendant: Medela AG and Medela LLC

Court: United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Date: Oct 13, 2021

Docket: 1:21-cv-05445

Judge: Not yet assigned

Think Green Ltd. d/b/a Haakaa has sued Medela AG and Medela LLC for infringement of U.S. Patent No. D808,006 (entitled “Breast Pump”) in the Northern District of Illinois.  Haakaa accuses the Medela Silicone Breast Milk Collector of infringement.

Advanced Pain Response LLC v. IMEDICOM Co., Ltd. (New Lawsuit Filed)

Defendant: IMEDICOM Co., Ltd.

Court: United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

Date: Oct 09, 2021

Docket: 1:21-cv-00511

Judge: Not yet assigned

Advanced Pain Response LLC has sued IMEDICOM Co. Ltd. for infringement of U.S. Patent No. 7,273,468 (entitled “Steerable Fiberoptic Epidural Balloon Catheter and Scope) in the Eastern District of Texas.  Advanced Pain Response accuses IMEDICOM’s “Spinaut-E Epidural Catheter,” “Spinaut-V Video Guided Catheter,” and “Spinaut-H Epidural Balloon Catheter” of infringement.