Medline Industries, Inc. v. CR Bard, Inc. (Claim Construction)

Defendant: CR Bard, Inc.

Court: N.D. Ill.

Date: Jan 30, 2019

Docket: 1-17-cv-07216

Judge: Judge Sara L. Ellis

The court construed claim terms in U.S. Patent Nos. 9,808,596; 9745,088; 9,795,761; and 9,808,400.

Petition for Inter Partes Review by Medtronic, Inc. et al. of Niazi Licensing Corporation’s U.S. Patent No. 6,638,268 (Inter Partes Review Denied)

Defendant: Niazi Licensing Corporation

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Jan 22, 2019

Docket: IPR2018-01495

Judge: Administrative Patent Judge George R. Hoskins

August 1, 2018 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

January 17, 2019 — Petition for Inter Partes Review Denied

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

Defendant: Ethicon Endo-Surgery, LLC

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Jan 17, 2019

Docket: IPR2018-00936

Judge: Administrative Patent Judge Josiah C. Cocks

May 23, 2018 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

January 15, 2019 — Petition for Inter Partes Review instituted

Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. et al v. Covidien LP et al (Summary Judgment)

Defendant: Covidien LP et al

Court: D. Mass.

Date: Jan 16, 2019

Docket: 1:16-cv-12556

Judge: Judge Leo T. Sorokin

The Court granted partial summary judgment of non-infringement of U.S. Patent No. 8,241,284 as to Ethicon’s Enseal X1 Large Jaw product.

Petition for Inter Partes Review by Haag-Streit AG et al. of Eidolon Optical, LLC’s U.S. Patent No. 6,547,394 (Inter Partes Review Denied)

Defendant: Eidolon Optical, LLC

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Jan 15, 2019

Docket: IPR2018-01309

Judge: Administrative Patent Judge Eric C. Jeschke

June 25, 2018 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

January 11, 2019 — Petition for Inter Partes Review Denied

Petitions for Inter Partes Review by Alphatec Holdings, Inc. et al. of NuVasive, Inc.’s U.S. Patent No. 8,187,334

Defendant: NuVasive, Inc.

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Jan 11, 2019

Docket: IPR2019-00361; IPR2019-00546

December 21, 2018 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed (IPR2019-00361)

January 10, 2019 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed (IPR2019-00546)

Petitions for Inter Partes Review by Cook Group Inc. of Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.’s U.S. Patent No. 9,271,731 (Final Written Decisions)

Defendant: Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Jan 03, 2019

Docket: IPR2017-00435; IPR2017-00440

Judge: Administrative Patent Judge Robert L Kinder

December 13, 2016 — Petitions for Inter Partes Review filed

June 30, 2017 – Petition (IPR2017-00440) granted in part and denied in part; Inter Partes Review Instituted (IPR2017-00435)

December 28, 2018 — Final Written Decision (IPR2017-00435) finding claims  1–4, 6–18, and 20 not unpatentable; Final Written Decision (IPR2017-00440) finding claims 1–4, 6, 7, 10–16, 18, and 20 unpatentable and claims 5 and 8 not unpatentable

Petition for Inter Partes Review by Alphatec Holdings, Inc. et al. of NuVasive, Inc.’s U.S. Patent No. 8,361,156

Defendant: NuVasive, Inc.

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Dec 17, 2018

Docket: IPR2019-00362

December 13, 2018 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

RSB Spine, LLC v. Xtant Medical Holdings, Inc. (new lawsuit filed)

Defendant: Xtant Medical Holdings, Inc.

Court: D. Del.

Date: Dec 14, 2018

Docket: 1-18-cv-10976

RSB Spine has sued Xtant Medical Holdings, Inc. in the District of Delaware for infringement of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,984,234 and 9,713,537.  RSB Spine accuses Xtant’s Irix-ATM Lumbar Integrated Fusion System and Irix-CTM Cervical Integrated Fusion System of infringement.

RSB Spine, LLC v. Medacta USA, Inc. (new lawsuit filed)

Defendant: Medacta USA, Inc.

Court: D. Del.

Date: Dec 14, 2018

Docket: 1-18-cv-01973

RSB Spine has sued Medacta USA, Inc. in the District of Delaware for infringement of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,984,234 and 9,713,537.  RSB Spine accuses Medacta’s MectaLIF Stand Alone – Flush product of infringement.

RSB Spine, LLC v. RTI Surgical, Inc. (new lawsuit filed)

Defendant: RTI Surgical, Inc.

Court: D. Del

Date: Dec 14, 2018

Docket: 1-18-cv-01975

RSB Spine has sued RTI Surgical, Inc. in the District of Delaware for infringement of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,235,034; 6,984,234; and 9,713,537.  RSB Spine accuses RTI Surgical’s Cequence Anterior Cervical Plate System and the Unison-C Anterior Cervical Fixation System of infringement.

RSB Spine, LLC v. Precision Spine, Inc. (new lawsuit filed)

Defendant: Precision Spine, Inc.

Court: D. Del.

Date: Dec 14, 2018

Docket: 1-18-cv-01974

RSB Spine has sued Precision Spine, Inc. in the District of Delaware for infringement of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,235,034; 6,984,234; and 9,713,537.  RSB Spine accuses Precision Spine’s Vault C Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion System (ACDF) and Vault ALIF System, PrecisionSlimplicity Anterior Cervical Plating System, the Precision Slimplicity Solo Anterior Cervical Plate System, the AccuFit ALIF Plate System, and the AccuFit Lateral Plate System of infringement.

RSB Spine, LLC v. Life Spine, Inc.

Defendant: Life Spine, Inc.

Court: D. Del.

Date: Dec 14, 2018

Docket: 1-18-cv-01972

RSB Spine has sued Life Spine, Inc. in the District of Delaware for infringement of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,235,034; 6,984,234; and 9,713,537.  RSB accuses Life Spine’s Presidio Anterior Lumbar Fixation System, Gruve Anterior Cervical Plate System, Kinetic Dynamic Anterior Cervical Plate System, Neo Anterior Cervical Plate System, Sentry Anterior Lumbar Fixation System, Sentry 4 Lateral Plate System, Dyna-Link Stand Alone Anterior Lumbar System, Pro-Link Stand Alone Cervical Spacer System, and Pro-Link Ti Titanium Stand-Alone Cervical Spacer System of infringement.

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

Defendant: Ethicon, LLC

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Dec 12, 2018

Docket: IPR2018-00933

Judge: Administrative Patent Judge Benjamin D. M. Wood

May 22, 2018 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

December 4, 2018 — Petition for Inter Partes Review instituted

Petition for Inter Partes Review by Ivantis, Inc. of Glaukos Corporation ’s U.S. Patent No. 9,827,143 (Inter Partes Review Denied)

Defendant: Glaukos Corporation

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Dec 11, 2018

Docket: IPR2018-01180

Judge: Administrative Patent Judge Ulrike W. Jenks

May 30, 2018 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

December 6, 2018 — Petition for Inter Partes Review Denied

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

Defendant: Ethicon, LLC

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Dec 11, 2018

Docket: IPR2018-00935

Judge: Administrative Patent Judge Josiah C. Cocks

May 22, 2018 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

December 7, 2018 — Petition for Inter Partes Review instituted

Petition for Inter Partes Review by Ivantis, Inc. of Glaukos Corporation ’s U.S. Patent No. 6,626,858 (Inter Partes Review Denied)

Defendant: Glaukos Corporation

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Dec 11, 2018

Docket: IPR2018-01147

Judge: Administrative Patent Judge Beverly M. Bunting

May 23, 2018 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

December 6, 2018 — Petition for Inter Partes Review Denied

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

Defendant: Ethicon, LLC

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Dec 11, 2018

Docket: IPR2018-00934

Judge: Administrative Patent Judge Josiah C. Cocks

May 22, 2018 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

December 7, 2018 — Petition for Inter Partes Review instituted

Petition for Inter Partes Review by Ethicon, Inc. et al. of Board of Regents, The University of Texas System’s U.S. Patent No. 7,033,603

Defendant: Board of Regents, The University of Texas System

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Dec 10, 2018

Docket: IPR2019-00407

December 7, 2018 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

Petition for Inter Partes Review by Ethicon, Inc. et al. of Board of Regents, The University of Texas System’s U.S. Patent No. 6,596,296

Defendant: Board of Regents, The University of Texas System

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Dec 10, 2018

Docket: IPR2019-00406

December 7, 2018 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed