Lawsuit Alerts

Petition for Inter Partes Review by Dental Imaging Technologies Corporation d/b/a DEXIS of 3Shape A/S’s U.S. Patent No. 11,368,667

December 23, 2022 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

MDSave Shared Services, Inc. v. Sesame, Inc. (New Lawsuit Alert)

MDSave Shared Services, Inc. has sued Sesame, Inc. in the District of Delaware, alleging that Sesame’s healthcare marketplace system infringes U.S. Patent Nos. 11,170,423 (entitled “Provisioning medical resources triggered by a lifecycle event”) and 9,123,072 (entitled “Network-based marketplace service for facilitating purchases of services and products”).

Apple Inc. v. Alivecor, Inc. (New Lawsuit Alert)

Apple Inc. has sued Alivecor, Inc. in the Northern District of California, alleging that Alivecor’s Kardia Mobile, KardiaCare, and Kardia Pro lines of products related to portable ECG technology infringes U.S. Patent Nos. 10,076,257 (entitled “Seamlessly embedded heart rate monitor”), 10,270,898 (entitled “Wellness aggregator”), 10,568,533 (entitled “User interfaces for health monitoring”), and 10,866,619 (entitled “Electronic device having sealed button biometric sensing system”).

Cutchins v. Bug Bite Thing, Inc. (New Lawsuit Alert)

Mr. Linwood Cutchins has sued Bug Bite Thing, Inc. in the District of New Jersey, alleging that the Bug Bite Thing suction device infringes U.S. Patent No. 11,399,979 (entitled “Apparatus for removing debris from an organ”).

BTL Industries, Inc. v. JV Medical Supplies, Inc. (New Lawsuit Alert)

BTL Industries, Inc. has sued JV Medical Supplies, Inc. in the Southern District of Indiana, alleging that JV Medical Supplies’ allegedly counterfeit BTL EMSCULPT System for non-invasive aesthetic muscle toning infringes U.S. Patent Nos. 10,478,634 (entitled “Aesthetic method of biological structure treatment by magnetic field), 10,695,575 (entitled “Aesthetic method of biological structure treatment by magnetic field”), 10,695,576 (entitled “Aesthetic method of biological structure treatment by magnetic field”), 11,266,852 (entitled “Aesthetic method of biological structure treatment by magnetic field”), and D874,009 (entitled “Medical device”). BTL’s complaint also included allegations of trademark infringement against JV.

Petition for Inter Partes Review by Apple Inc. of AliveCor, Inc.’s U.S. Patent No. 10,342,444 (Inter Partes Reviews Denied)

April 27, 2022 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

November 14, 2022 — Inter Partes Review denied

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

April 26, 2021 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

November 18, 2021 — Petition for Inter Partes Review granted

November 14, 2022 — Final Written Decision finding claims 1–15 not unpatentable

Novocure GmbH v. Fieldcure Co. Ltd. (New Lawsuit Alert)

Novocure GmbH has sued Fieldcure Co. Ltd. in the Middle District of Florida, alleging that the tumor treating field Fieldcure Device infringes or will infringe U.S. Patent Nos. 7,136,699 (entitled “Apparatus for destroying dividing cells”), 7,715,921 (entitled “Electrodes for applying an electric field in-vivo over an extended period of time”), and 8,715,203 (entitled “Composite electrode”).

Versah, LLC et al v. HaeNaem Co., Ltd. (New Lawsuit Alert)

Versah, LLC and Huwais IP Holding LLC have sued HaeNaem Co., Ltd. in the Eastern District of Michigan, alleging that HaeNaem’s HaeNaem Bur Kit and Total HaeNaem Bur Kit infringe U.S. Patent Nos. 10,039,621 (entitled “Autografting osteotome”), 10,568,639 (entitled “Fluted osteotome and surgical method for use”), 10,980,548 (entitled “Autografting tool with enhanced flute profile and methods of use”), 9,022,783 (entitled “Fluted osteotome and surgical method for use”), 9,028,253 (entitled “Fluted osteotome and surgical method for use”), 9,526,593 (entitled “Fluted osteotome and surgical method for use”), and 9,737,312 (entitled “Fluted osteotome and surgical method for use”).

Spinal Generations, LLC v. DePuy Synthes, Inc. et al. (New Lawsuit Alert)

Spinal Generations, LLC has sued DePuy Synthes, Inc. and Synthes USA, LLC in the District of Delaware, alleging that Defendants’ TFN-Advanced Proximal Femoral Nailing System infringes U.S. Patent Nos. 7,527,611, 7,575,572, 8,062,270, 8,808,337, and 9,949,777 (all entitled “Method and device for delivering medicine to bone”).

Petition for Inter Partes Review by Life Spine, Inc. of Globus Medical, Inc.’s U.S. Patent No. 10,925,752

October 13, 2022 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

Prytime Medical Devices, Inc. v. Certus Critical Care, Inc. (New Lawsuit Alert)

Prytime Medical Devices, Inc. has sued Certus Critical Care, Inc. in the District of Delaware, alleging that Certus’ Endovascular Aortic Control System balloon catheter infringes U.S. Patent No. 11,253,264 (entitled “System and method for low profile occlusion balloon catheter”).

Stryker Corporation et al v. Ferno-Washington, Inc. d/b/a Ferno et al (New Lawsuit Alert)

Stryker Corporation and Stryker Sales, LLC have sued Ferno-Washington, Inc. d/b/a Ferno and Ferno Group, Inc. in the Southern District of Ohio, alleging that Ferno’s POWER X1 Ambulance Cot, iNX Integrated Patient Transport & Loading System, and the PRO F1 Universal Cot Fastener infringe U.S. Patent Nos. 10,058,464 (entitled “Cot fastening system”), 7,398,571 (entitled “Ambulance cot and hydraulic elevating mechanism therefor”), 7,725,968 (entitled “Ambulance cot with retractable head section and control system therefor”), 8,056,950 (entitled “In-ambulance cot shut-off device”), D794,205 (entitled “Cot fastener”), D833,623 (entitled “Cot fastener”), D875,950 (entitled “Cot fastener”), and RE44,884 (entitled “Ambulance cot with pinch safety feature”).

Capsa Solutions LLC v. Simplifi Medical, LLC (New Lawsuit Alert)

Capsa Solutions LLC has sued Simplifi Medical, LLC in the Northern District of Illinois, alleging that Simplifi’s EVA and ENV medical cart products infringe U.S. Patent Nos. 7,594,668 (entitled “Medical cart, medication module, height adjustment mechanism, and method of medication transport”) and 8,215,650 (entitled “Medical cart, medication module, height adjustment mechanism, and method of medication transport”).

Petition for Inter Partes Review by Arthrex, Inc. et al of Jeffrey Gelfand’s U.S. Patent No. 9,149,312

October 5, 2022 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

Petition for Inter Partes Review by Arthrex, Inc. et al of Jeffrey Gelfand’s U.S. Patent No. 8,282,674

October 5, 2022 — 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. 9,907,561

October 4, 2022 — 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. 10,888,336

October 4, 2022 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

Decapolis Systems, LLC v. Allscripts Healthcare, LLC (New Lawsuit Alert)

Decapolis Systems, LLC has sued Allscripts Healthcare, LLC in the Eastern District of Virginia, alleging that Allscripts’ 2BPrecise patient platform infringes U.S. Patent Nos. 7,464,040 (entitled “Apparatus and method for processing and/or for providing healthcare information and/or healthcare-related information”) and 7,490,048 (entitled “Apparatus and method for processing and/or for providing healthcare information and/or healthcare-related information”).

Petition for Inter Partes Review by Ivantis, Inc. et al of Sight Sciences, Inc.’s U.S. Patent No. 9,486,361

September 16, 2022 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed