Petition for Inter Partes Review by Oticon Medical AB et al of Cochlear Ltd.’s U.S. Patent No. 9,838,807

Defendant: Cochlear Ltd.

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Apr 16, 2019

Docket: IPR2019-00975

April 15, 2019 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

Petition for Inter Partes Review by DePuy Synthes Products, Inc. of MedIdea, LLC’s U.S. Patent No. 6,558,426 (Final Written Decision)

Defendant: MedIdea, LLC

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Apr 16, 2019

Docket: IPR2018-00315

Judge: Administrative Patent Judge Michael L. Woods

December 15, 2017 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

June 1, 2018 — Inter Partes Review Instituted

April 11, 2019 — Final Written Decision finding Claims 9 and 10 not unpatentable

Petitions for Inter Partes Review by CR Bard, Inc. et al. of Medline Industries, Inc.’s U.S. Patent No. 9,745,088 (Inter Partes Review Instituted)

Defendant: Medline Industries, Inc.

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Apr 16, 2019

Docket: IPR2019-00035; IPR2019-00036

Judge: Administrative Patent Judge Mitchell G. Weatherly

October 4, 2018 — Petitions for Inter Partes Review filed

April 10, 2019 — Petitions for Inter Partes Review instituted

Petition for Inter Partes Review by Abbott Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. et al. of Cardinal Health 529, LLC’s U.S. Patent No. 6,699,278 (Inter Partes Review Instituted)

Defendant: Cardinal Health 529, LLC

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Apr 05, 2019

Docket: IPR2019-00098

Judge: Administrative Patent Judge Michael L. Woods

October 19, 2018 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

April 2, 2019 — Inter Partes Review instituted

Marquet Cardiovascular LLC v. Abiomed, Inc. et al (amended complaint)

Defendant: Abiomed, Inc et al

Court: D. Mass.

Date: Apr 04, 2019

Docket: 1-17-cv-12311

Judge: Judge F. Dennis Saylor, IV

Marquet Cardiovascular LLC has amended its complaint against Abiomed, Inc. in the District of Massachusetts to assert infringement of U.S. Patent No. 10,238,783 (“Guidable intravascular blood pump and related methods”).

ERMI LLC v. Sportstek Medical, Inc. et al (new lawsuit filed)

Defendant: Sportstek Medical, Inc. et al

Court: S.D. Cal.

Date: Apr 03, 2019

Docket: 3-19-cv-00608

Judge: Judge William Q. Hayes

ERMI LLC has sued Sportstek Medical, Inc. and Dane Jensen in the Southern District of California for infringement of U.S. Patent No. 7,547,289 (“Shoulder extension control device”).  ERMI accuses the T-Rex Orbit for Shoulder of infringement.

ERMI LLC v. Northstate Surgical Devices, LLC et al (new lawsuit filed)

Defendant: Northstate Surgical Devices, LLC et al

Court: E.D.N.C.

Date: Apr 02, 2019

Docket: 5-19-cv-00124

Judge: Judge James C. Dever, III

ERMI LLC has sued Northstate Surgical Devices, LLC and Mary Patricia Coppedge for infringement of U.S. Patent No. 7,547,289 (“Shoulder extension control device”) in the Eastern District of North Carolina.  ERMI accuses the T-Rex Orbit for Shoulder of infringement.

ERMI LLC v. Detroit Medical Devices et al (new lawsuit filed)

Defendant: Detroit Medical Devices et al

Court: E.D. Michigan

Date: Apr 02, 2019

Docket: 2-19-cv-10966

Judge: Judge Terrence G. Berg

ERMI LLC has sued Detroit Medical Devices and Douglas B Jones for infringement of U.S. Patent No. 7,547,289 (“Shoulder extension control device”) in the Eastern District of Michigan.  ERMI accuses the T-Rex Orbit for Shoulder of infringement.

ERMI LLC v. Graymont Equip. Dist., LLC /d/b/a Graymont Medical et al (new lawsuit filed)

Defendant: Graymont Equip. Dist d/b/a Graymont Medical et al.

Court: N.D. Ill.

Date: Apr 02, 2019

Docket: 2-19-cv-02217

Judge: Judge Gary Feinerman

ERMI LLC has sued Graymont Medical and Kinnick Medical Limited for infringement of U.S. Patent No. 7,547,289 (“Shoulder extension control device”) in the Northern District of Illinois.  ERMI accuses the T-Rex Orbit for Shoulder of infringement.

Petition for Inter Partes Review by Paragon 28, Inc. of Wright Medical Technology, Inc.’s U.S. Patent No. 9,259,253

Defendant: Wright Medical Technology, Inc.

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Apr 01, 2019

Docket: IPR2019-00898

March 29, 2019 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

Petition for Inter Partes Review by Paragon 28, Inc. of Wright Medical Technology, Inc.’s U.S. Patent No. 9,545,278

Defendant: Wright Medical Technology, Inc.

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Apr 01, 2019

Docket: IPR2019-00896

March 29, 2019 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

Petition for Inter Partes Review by Paragon 28, Inc. of Wright Medical Technology, Inc.’s U.S. Patent No. 9,259,252

Defendant: Wright Medical Technology, Inc.

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Mar 29, 2019

Docket: IPR2019-00895

March 28, 2019 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

Petition for Inter Partes Review by Paragon 28, Inc. of Wright Medical Technology, Inc.’s U.S. Patent No. 9,144,443

Defendant: Wright Medical Technology, Inc.

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Mar 29, 2019

Docket: IPR2019-00894

March 28, 2019 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

Petition for Inter Partes Review by Abbott Vascular, Inc. et al. of FlexStent, LLC’s U.S. Patent No. 6,187,035

Defendant: FlexStent, LLC

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Mar 27, 2019

Docket: IPR2019-00882

March 26, 2019 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

NuVasive, Inc. v. Alphatec Holdings, Inc. et al (claim construction)

Defendant: Alphatec Holdings, Inc

Court: S.D. Cal.

Date: Mar 22, 2019

Docket: 3-18-cv-00347

Judge: Judge Cathy Ann Bencivengo

The Court has construed terms in U.S. Patent Nos. 7,819,801; 8,355,780; 8,439,892; 9,833,227; 9,924,859; and 9,974,531.

Petition for Inter Partes Review by Becton, Dickinson and Company of Baxter International, Inc. et al’s U.S. Patent No. 6,852,103 (Inter Partes Review Denied)

Defendant: Baxter International, Inc. et al

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Mar 21, 2019

Docket: IPR2018-01744

Judge: Administrative Patent Judge Barry L. Grossman

September 17, 2018 — Petitions for Inter Partes Review filed

March 19, 2019 — Petition for Inter Partes Review denied

Glaukos Corp. v. Ivantis, Inc. (summary judgment)

Defendant: Ivantis, Inc

Court: C.D. Cal.

Date: Mar 21, 2019

Docket: 8-18-cv-00620

Judge: Judge James V. Selna

The court granted Ivantis’ motion for summary judgment of non-infringement on U.S. Patent Nos. 8,540,659; 9,603,741; and 9,833,357.

P Tech, LLC v. Intuitive Surgical (new lawsuit filed)

Defendant: Intuitive Surgical, Inc.

Court: D. Del.

Date: Mar 18, 2019

Docket: DED-1-99-cv-de460

P Tech, LLC has sued Intuitive Surgical Inc in the District of Delaware for infringement of U.S. Patent Nos. 9,149,281 (“Robotic system for engaging a fastener with body tissue) and 9,192,395 (“Robotic fastening system”).  P Tech accuses Intuitive Surgical’s EndoWrist and SureForm for use with the da Vinci Surgical System of infringement.

Petition for Inter Partes Review by Becton, Dickinson and Company of Baxter International, Inc. et al’s U.S. Patent No. 6,159,192 (Inter Partes Review Denied)

Defendant: Baxter International, Inc. et al

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Mar 15, 2019

Docket: IPR2018-01742

Judge: Administrative Patent Judge Timothy J. Goodson

September 17, 2018 — Petitions for Inter Partes Review filed

March 13, 2019 — Petition for Inter Partes Review denied

Petitions for Inter Partes Review by AgaMatrix, Inc. of Dexcom, Inc.’s U.S. Patent No. 9,750,460 (Inter Partes Review Denied)

Defendant: Dexcom, Inc.

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Mar 15, 2019

Docket: IPR2018-01717; IPR2018-01718

Judge: Administrative Patent Judge Patrick R. Scanlon

September 14, 2018 — Petitions for Inter Partes Review filed

March 13, 2019 — Petitions for Inter Partes Review denied