Petition for Inter Partes Review by Smith & Nephew, Inc. of ConforMIS, Inc.’s U.S. Patent No. 8,551,169 (Final Written Decision)

Defendant: ConforMIS, Inc.

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Jun 18, 2018

Docket: IPR2017-00373

Judge: Administrative Patent Judge James A. Worth

November 30, 2016 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

June 13, 2017 – Inter Partes Review Instituted

June 12, 2018 — Final Written Decisions finding claims 29 and 20 unpatentable

Petitions for Inter Partes Review by Smith & Nephew, Inc. of ConforMIS, Inc.’s U.S. Patent No. 7,981,158 (Final Written Decisions)

Defendant: ConforMIS, Inc.

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Jun 14, 2018

Docket: IPR2017-00510; IPR2017-00511

Judge: Administrative Patent Judge Amanda F. Wieker

December 20, 2016 — Petitions for Inter Partes Review filed

June 14, 2017 — Inter Partes Review Instituted (IPR2017-00510); Petition granted in part and denied in part, Inter Partes Review Instituted (IPR2017-00511)

June 11, 2018 — Final Written Decisions finding claims 1–65 (IPR2017-00510) and 66–72 and 81 (IPR2017-00511) unpatentable

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

Defendant: MedIdea, LLC

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Jun 06, 2018

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

Atlas IP, LLC v. St. Jude Medical, Inc. (Motion to Dismiss)

Defendant: St. Jude Medical, Inc.

Court: S.D. Fl.

Date: Jun 05, 2018

Docket: 14-21006-CIV-ALTONAGA

Judge: Judge Cecilia Altonaga

The court granted St. Jude’s motion to dismiss.

Petition for Inter Partes Review by Acclarent, Inc. of Ford D. Albritton, IV’s U.S. Patent No. 9,011,412 (Inter Partes Review Denied)

Defendant: Ford D. Albritton, IV

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Jun 04, 2018

Docket: IPR2018-00268

Judge: Administrative Patent Judge Richard H. Marschall

December 1, 2017 — Petitions for Inter Partes Review filed

May 31, 2018 — Petition for Inter Partes Review Denied

Petition for Inter Partes Review by West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. of Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GmbH’s U.S. Patent No. 9,352,099

Defendant: Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GmbH

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Jun 04, 2018

Docket: IPR2018-01162

June 1, 2018 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

Petition for Inter Partes Review by West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. of Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GmbH’s U.S. Patent No. 9,586,011

Defendant: Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GmbH

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Jun 04, 2018

Docket: IPR2018-01159

June 1, 2018 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

K2M, Inc. v. OrthoPediatrics Corp. (claim construction)

Defendant: OrthoPediatrics Corp. et al.

Court: D. Del.

Date: Jun 01, 2018

Docket: 1-17-cv-00061

Judge: Judge Sleet

The court construed claim terms from U.S. Patent Nos. 9,532,816 and 9,655,664 both entitled “Rod reduction device and method of use”

In re NeuroGrafix (‘360) Patent Litigation (Summary Judgment)

Defendant: BrainLab, Inc. et al.

Court: D. Mass.

Date: May 30, 2018

Docket: 13-2432

Judge: Judge Stearns

The court granted defendants’ motion for summary judgment of non-infringement of U.S. Pat. No. 5,560,360.

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.