Lawsuit Alerts

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

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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

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

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

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

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

March 26, 2019 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

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

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

September 14, 2018 — Petitions for Inter Partes Review filed

March 13, 2019 — Petitions for Inter Partes Review denied