OptraHealth, Inc. v. Invitae Corporation (New Lawsuit Alert)

Defendant: Invitae Corporation

Court: United States District Court for the Northern District of California

Date: May 20, 2022

Docket: 5-22-cv-03002

Judge: Not yet assigned

OptraHealth, Inc. has sued Invitae Corporation in the Northern District of California, alleging that Invitae’s automated personal assistant for discussing genetic testing results, the Gia Chatbot, infringes U.S. Patent No. 10754882 (entitled “Method of retrieving information from a health report through a machine assisted interrogation process”).

Decapolis Systems, LLC v. UT Southwestern Health Systems et al. (New Lawsuit Alert)

Defendant: UT Southwestern Health Systems

Court: United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

Date: May 17, 2022

Docket: 2-22-cv-00159

Judge: Rodney Gilstrap

Decapolis Systems, LLC has sued UT Southwestern Health Systems and CHRISTUS Health, alleging that their actions relating to the Epic Corporation’s cloud-based electronic health records infringe U.S. Patent Nos. 7464040 (entitled “Apparatus and method for processing and/or for providing healthcare information and/or healthcare-related information”) and 7490048 (entitled “Apparatus and method for processing and/or for providing healthcare information and/or healthcare-related information”).

Dental Monitoring v. Get-Grin Inc. (New Lawsuit Alert)

Defendant: Get-Grin Inc.

Court: United States District Court for the District of Delaware

Date: May 16, 2022

Docket: 1-22-cv-00647

Judge: Not yet assigned

Dental Monitoring has sued Get-Grin Inc. in the District of Delaware, alleging that Get-Grin’s teledental scope infringes U.S. Patent Nos. 10,755,409 (entitled “Method for analyzing an image of a dental arch”) and 11,314,983 (entitled “Method for analyzing an image of a dental arch”).

Desert Harvest, Inc. v. Plus EV Holdings, Inc. d/b/a Intimate Rose (New Lawsuit Alert)

Defendant: Plus EV Holdings, Inc.

Court: United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri

Date: May 13, 2022

Docket: 4-22-cv-00319

Judge: Stephen R. Bough

Desert Harvest, Inc. has sued Plus EV Holdings, Inc. doing business as Intimate Rose in the Western District of Missouri, alleging that Plus EV’s Temperature Therapy Pelvic Wand, designed to heat and cool to treat various pelvic floor disorders, infringes U.S. Patent Nos. 7,695,489 (entitled “Devices and related methods for targeted pressure and temperature therapies for pelvic region disorders and syndromes”) and 7,963,977 (entitled “Devices and related methods for targeted pressure and temperature therapies for pelvic region disorders and syndromes”).

Natera, Inc. f/k/a Gene Security Network v. CareDx, Inc. (New Lawsuit Alert)

Defendant: CareDx, Inc.

Court: United States District Court for the District of Delaware

Date: May 13, 2022

Docket: 1-22-cv-00642

Judge: Not yet assigned

Natera, Inc. (formally known as Gene Security Network) has sued CareDx, Inc. in the District of Delaware, alleging that CareDx’s AlloSure, AlloSeq, KidneyCare, HeartCare, and other products measuring DNA from a first individual in a biological sample of a second individual infringe U.S. Patent No. 11,111,544 (entitled “System and method for cleaning noisy genetic data and determining chromosome copy number”).

Applied Biokinetics LLC v. KT Health, LLC (New Lawsuit Alert)

Defendant: KT Health, LLC

Court: United States District Court for the District of Delaware

Date: May 13, 2022

Docket: 1-22-cv-00638

Judge: Not yet assigned

Applied Biokinetics LLC has sued KT Health, LLC in the District of Delaware, alleging that KT Health’s KT Tape infringes U.S. Patent Nos. 10,212,987 (entitled “Method of manufacturing an anatomical support system”), 8,414,511 (entitled “System for treatment of plantar fasciitis”), 8,814,818 (entitled “Disposable two-part orthotic foot support strap system and method”), 8,834,398 (entitled “System for treatment of plantar fasciitis”), and 8,968,229 (entitled “Disposable two-part orthotic foot support strap system and method”).

Capsa Solutions LLC v. Howard Industries, Inc. (New Lawsuit Alert)

Defendant: Howard Industries, Inc.

Court: United States District Court for the Western District of Mississippi

Date: May 12, 2022

Docket: 2-22-cv-00065

Judge: Halil S. Ozerden

Capsa Solutions LLC has sued Howard Industries, Inc. in the Wester District of Mississippi, alleging that Howard Industries’ Hi-Care line of medical carts infringes U.S. Patent Nos. 10,159,337 (entitled “Accessory cart”), 10,299,582 (entitled “Accessory cart”), 7,594,668 (entitled “Medical cart, medication module, height adjustment mechanism, and method of medication transport”), 8,109,527 (entitled “Medical cart and keyboard tray”), 8,215,650 (entitled “Medical cart, medication module, height adjustment mechanism, and method of medication transport”), 9,039,016 (entitled “Accessory cart”), and U.S. Design Patent No. D762,339 (entitled “Cart”).

Decapolis Systems, LLC v. MedSys Group, LLC et al. (New Lawsuit Alert)

Defendant: MedSys Group, LLC

Court: United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

Date: May 12, 2022

Docket: 2-22-cv-00146

Judge: Not yet assigned

Decapolis Systems, LLC has sued MedSys Group, LLC; Tenet Healthcare Corporation; Tyler Technologies, Inc.; and Universal Health Services Incorporated in the Eastern District of Texas, alleging that the Cerner Corporation’s cloud-based electronic health records (“EHR”) and practice management system 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”).

Acera Surgical, Inc. et al v. Regenisource LLC (New Lawsuit Alert)

Defendant: Regenisource LLC

Court: United States District Court for the Western District of Texas

Date: May 06, 2022

Docket: 5-22-cv-00447

Judge: Not yet assigned

Acera Surgical, Inc. et al. has sued Regenisource LLC in the Western District of Texas, alleging that Regenisource’s Anthem Wound Matrix product, a 3D, electrospun, synthetic polymer matrix, infringes U.S. Patent Nos. 11,071,617 (entitled “Biomedical patches with aligned fibers”), 11,173,234 (entitled “Biomedical patches with spatially arranged fibers”), 11,224,677 (entitled “Tissue substitute materials and methods for tissue repair”), and 11,253,635 (entitled “Three dimensional electrospun biomedical patch for facilitating tissue repair”).

3Shape A/S v. Medit Corp. (New Lawsuit Alert)

Defendant: Medit Corporation

Court: United States District Court for the Western District of Texas

Date: May 02, 2022

Docket: 6-22-cv-00443

Judge: Not yet assigned

3Shape A/S has sued Medit Corp. in the Western District of Texas, alleging that Medit’s i700. i600, and i500 wireless intraoral scanners infringe U.S. Patent Nos. 10,064,553 (entitled “Detection of a movable object when 3D scanning a rigid object”), 10,695,151 (entitled “Detecting tooth shade”), 11,076,146 (entitled “Focus scanning apparatus”), and 9,629,551 (entitled “Detection of a movable object when 3D scanning a rigid object”).

Extremity Medical, LLC v. Fusion Orthopedics, LLC (New Lawsuit Alert)

Defendant: Fusion Orthopedics, LLC

Court: United States District Court for the District of Arizona

Date: Apr 28, 2022

Docket: 2-22-cv-00723

Judge: Michael T. Morrissey

Extremity Medical, LLC has sued Fusion Orthopedics, LLC in the District of Arizona, alleging that Fusion Orthopedics’ IntraLock bone fusion device infringes U.S. Patent No. 11,298,166 (entitled “Intraosseous intramedullary fixation assembly and method of use”).

Petitions for Inter Partes Review by American Well Corporation of Teladoc Health, Inc.’s U.S. Patent No. 8,179,418 (Inter Partes Reviews Denied)

Defendant: Teladoc Health, Inc.

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Apr 22, 2022

Docket: IPR2022-00038

Judge: Administrative Patent Judge Kara L. Szpondowski

October 13, 2021 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

April 19, 2022 — Petition for Inter Partes Review denied

Petition for Inter Partes Review by New World Medical, Inc. of MicroSurgical Technology, Inc.’s U.S. Patent No. 9,358,155 (Final Written Decision)

Defendant: MicroSurgical Technology, Inc.

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Apr 22, 2022

Docket: IPR2020-01711

Judge: Administrative Patent Judge James A. Tartal

October 2, 2020 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

April 21, 2021 — Petition for Inter Partes Review instituted

April 20, 2022 — Final Written Decision finding Claims 1–7 unpatentable

Petitions for Inter Partes Review by Abiomed, Inc. of White Swell Medical Ltd.’s U.S. Patent No. 10,653,871 (Inter Partes Reviews Instituted)

Defendant: White Swell Medical Ltd.

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Apr 15, 2022

Docket: IPR2021-01477; IPR2021-01478

Judge: Administrative Patent Judge Robert A. Pollock

September 21, 2021 — Petitions for Inter Partes Review filed

April 11, 2022 — Petition for Inter Partes Review instituted

Petition for Inter Partes Review by Arthrex, Inc. of P Tech, LLC’s U.S. Patent No. 9,579,129

Defendant: P Tech, LLC

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Apr 15, 2022

Docket: IPR2022-00786

April 8, 2022 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

Petitions for Inter Partes Review by Abiomed, Inc. of White Swell Medical Ltd.’s U.S. Patent No. 10,639,460 (Inter Partes Reviews Instituted)

Defendant: White Swell Medical Ltd.

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Apr 15, 2022

Docket: IPR2021-01564; IPR2021-01565

September 29, 2021 — Petitions for Inter Partes Review filed

April 12, 2022 — Petition for Inter Partes Review instituted

Petition for Inter Partes Review by Arthrex, Inc. of P Tech, LLC’s U.S. Patent No. 9,999,449

Defendant: P Tech, LLC

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Apr 15, 2022

Docket: IPR2022-00787

April 11, 2022 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

Petition for Inter Partes Review by Intuitive Surgical, Inc. of P Tech, LLC’s U.S. Patent No. 10,368, 953 (Final Written Decision)

Defendant: P Tech, LLC

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Apr 15, 2022

Docket: IPR2020-01687

Judge: Administrative Patent Judge Cynthia M. Hardman

October 1, 2020 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

April 20, 2021 — Petition for Inter Partes Review instituted

March 31, 2022 — Final Written Decision finding Claims 1–4, 6–20, 22–25, 27, 29, and 30 unpatentable

Obsidian Medical Technologies, LLC v. Sperling Radiology PC PA (New Lawsuit Alert)

Defendant: Sperling Radiology PC PA

Court: United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida

Date: Apr 13, 2022

Docket: 9-22-cv-80580

Judge: Donald M. Middlebrooks

Obsidian Medical Technologies, LLC has sued Sperling Radiology PC PA (doing business as Sperling Prostate Center) in the Southern District of Florida, alleging that Sperling’s MRI-Guided Laser Ablation and Biopsy procedures infringe U.S. Patent No. 8,548,562 (entitled “System and method of guided treatment within malignant prostate tissue”).

The Litebook Company Ltd. v. OnePlus Technology (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd. (New Lawsuit Alert)

Defendant: OnePlus Technology Co., Ltd.

Court: United States District Court for the Western District of Texas

Date: Apr 13, 2022

Docket: 6-22-cv-00371

Judge: Alan D. Albright

The Litebook Company Ltd. has sued OnePlus Technology (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd. in the Western District of Texas, alleging that OnePlus Technology’s Night Mode, a blue light filter mode for personal devices, infringes U.S. Patent No. 7,678,140 (entitled “Photoreceptor system for melatonin regulation and phototherapy”).