Defendant: Ormco Corp.
Date: Dec 05, 2017
Atlantic Dental, Inc. d/b/a/ MidAtlantic Ortho has sued Ormco Corp in the District of New Jersey for declaratory judgment of non-infringement of U.S. Patent No. 7,267,545 entitled “Self-ligating orthodontic bracket.” According to the complaint, Ormco previously accused Atlantic Dental’s FIT.20 bracket system of infringing the ‘545 patent.
Atlantic Dentail also brings claims of unfair competition under common law, the Lanham Act, and New Jersey Unfair Competition law, along with claims for disparagement/trade libel, and tortious interference with contract and prospective economic advantage.