Petition for Inter Partes Review by Auris Health, Inc. of Intuitive Surgical Operations, Inc.’s U.S. Patent No. 6,522,906 (Request for Adverse Judgment Granted)

Defendant: Intuitive Surgical Operations, Inc.

Court: Intuitive Surgical Operations, Inc.

Date: Jul 26, 2022

Docket: IPR2019-01547

Judge: Administrative Patent Judge Ulrike W. Jenks

August 30, 2019 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

March 4, 2020 — Petition for Inter Partes Review instituted

March 3, 2021 — Final Written Decision finding claims 16, 22, 23, 25, 26, 51, and 53 not unpatentable

July 22, 2022 — Request for Adverse Judgment on Remand entered with respect to claims 16, 22, 23, 25, and 26, which were disclaimed by Patentee

Shenzhen Fulilai Technology Co., Ltd. v. Water Pik, Inc. (New Lawsuit Alert)

Defendant: Shenzhen Fulilai Technology Co., Ltd.

Court: United States District Court for the District of Colorado

Date: Jul 22, 2022

Docket: 1-22-cv-01820

Judge: Philip A. Brimmer

Shenzhen Fulilai Technology Co., Ltd. is seeking a declaratory judgment against Water Pik, Inc. in the District of Colorado, alleging that its Water Dental Flosser Cordless V35 product does not infringe U.S. Patent No. 10,617,500 (entitled “Oral irrigator”). Fulilai Technology also asserted claims for false description and tortious interference.

The Litebook Company Ltd. v. Bombardier Aerospace Corporation et al. (New Lawsuit Alert)

Defendant: Bombardier Aerospace Corporation

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

Date: Jul 18, 2022

Docket: 4-22-cv-00615

Judge: Mark Pittman

The Litebook Company Ltd. has sued Bombardier Aerospace Corporation and Netjets Aviation, Inc. in he Northern District of Texas, alleging that the defendants’ Soleil lighting system infringes U.S. Patent No. 7,678,140 (entitled “Photoreceptor system for melatonin regulation and phototherapy”).

Health Tracker Systems LLC v. Fossil Group, Inc. (New Lawsuit Alert)

Defendant: Fossil Group, Inc.

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

Date: Jul 13, 2022

Docket: 4-22-cv-00586

Judge: Sean D. Jordan

Health Tracker Systems LLC has sued Fossil Group, Inc. in the Eastern District of Texas, alleging that Fossil’s Hybrid Smartwatch HR Collider that tracks heart rate, steps, and other bodily data infringes U.S. Patent No. 6,582,380 (entitled “System and method of monitoring and modifying human activity-based behavior”). Health Tracker Systems has also sued Samsung Electronics America, Inc. f/k/a Samsung Telecommunications America LLC in the Eastern District of Texas, alleging that Samsung’s Galaxy Fit 2 smartwatch infringes the same patent.

Jackson v. ZimVie Inc.

Defendant: ZImVie Inc.

Court: United States District Court for the District of Delaware

Date: Jun 30, 2022

Docket: 1-22-cv-00891

Judge: Not yet assigned

Roger Jackson has sued ZimVie, Inc. in the District of Delaware, alleging that ZimVie’s various spinal correction systems infringe U.S. Patent Nos. 10064660 (entitled “Pivotal bone anchor assembly with interference fit insert”),  10524840 (entitled “Variable angle bone anchor assembly having biased bushing press fitment”), 10537366 (entitled “Pivotal bone anchor assembly with snap-in-place bushing for pre-lock friction fit”), 10548641 (entitled “Medical implant receivers having dual lead in closure mating thread forms”), 10898233 (entitled “Medical implant receivers having dual lead in closure mating thread forms and curvate extending instrument engaging grooves”), 10952777 (entitled “Pivotal bone screw assembly with receiver having threaded open channel and lower opening”), 11045229 (entitled “Bone anchor receiver with outer tool engaging grooves above an internal insert constraining recess”), 11129646 (entitled “Medical implant threaded plug having a start structure with symmetrically shaped concave and convex leading surfaces”), 11134993 (entitled “Pivotal bone anchor assembly with snap-in-place insert”), 7837716 (entitled “Threadform for medical implant closure”), 8911479 (entitled “Multi-start closures for open implants”), 9662143 (entitled “Dynamic fixation assemblies with inner core and outer coil-like member”), 9808292 (entitled “Cannulated polyaxial screw”), 9980753 (entitled “pivotal anchor with snap-in-place insert having rotation blocking extensions”), and 9999452 (entitled “Bone anchor receiver with upper tool engaging grooves and planar faces”).

International Health Technology Company, LLC v. Ripple Network Technologies, Inc. (New Lawsuit Alert)

Defendant: Ripple Network Technologies, Inc.

Court: United States District Court for the District of Delaware

Date: Jun 24, 2022

Docket: 1-22-cv-00853

Judge: Not yet assigned

International Health Technology Company, LLC has sued Ripple Network Technologies, Inc. in the District of Delaware, alleging that the defendant’s Ripple System health emergency notification system infringes U.S. Patent No. 7,486,194 (entitled “Personal alarm system for obtaining assistance from remote recipients”).

Cleveland Medical Devices, Inc. v. ResMed Inc. (New Lawsuit Alert)

Defendant: ResMed Inc.

Court: United States District Court for the District of Delaware

Date: Jun 16, 2022

Docket: 1-22-cv-00794

Judge: Not yet assigned

Cleveland Medical Devices, Inc. has sued ResMed Inc. in the District of Delaware, alleging that ResMed’s Home Sleep Testing Solution and Positive Airway Pressure Solution sleep-disordered treatment and monitoring devices infringe U.S. Patent Nos. 10,028,698 (entitled “Method and device for sleep analysis”), 10,076,269 (entitled “Devices and methods for sleep disorder diagnosis and treatment”), 10,426,399 (entitled “Method and device for in-home sleep and signal analysis”), 10,478,118 (entitled “Method and device for sleep analysis”), 10,925,535 (entitled “Method and device for in-home sleep and signal analysis”), 11,064,937 (entitled “Method and device for in-home sleep and signal analysis”), 11,202,603 (entitled “Method and device for sleep analysis”), and 11,234,637 (entitled “Method and device for in-home sleep and signal analysis”).

Bioness Inc. v. Aretech, LLC (New Lawsuit Alert)

Defendant: Aretech, LLC

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

Date: Jun 15, 2022

Docket: 1-22-cv-00679

Judge: Not yet assigned

Bioness Inc. has sued Aretech, LLC in the Eastern District of Virginia, alleging that Aretech’s ZeroG Version 3 body weight support apparatus utilizing an overhead trolley on tracks infringes U.S. Patent Nos. 10,219,960 (entitled “Methods and apparatus for body weight support system”), 10,463,563 (entitled “Methods and apparatus for body weight support system”), 10,537,486 (entitled “Methods and apparatus for body weight support system”), 10,668,316 (entitled “Methods and apparatus for body weight support system”), 11,246,780 (entitled “Methods and apparatus for body weight support system”),  11,253,416 (entitled “Methods and apparatus for body weight support system”), 11,324,651 (entitled “Methods and apparatus for body weight support system”), 9,682,000 (entitled “Methods and apparatus for body weight support system”), 9,839,569 (entitled “Methods and apparatus for body weight support system”), and 9,855,177 (entitled “Methods and apparatus for body weight support system”).

Flect LLC v. Lumia Products Co. LLC. et al. (New Lawsuit Alert)

Defendant: Lumia Products Co. LLC

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

Date: Jun 09, 2022

Docket: 3-22-cv-00851

Judge: Cathy Ann Bencivengo

Flect LLC has sued Lumia Products Co. LLC. and Peter Lei in the Southern District of California, alleging that Defendants’ Pelvic Bowl product infringes U.S. Patent No. 11,045,689 (entitled “Multidimensional mobilization of lumbar, pelvic, and hip joints”). Plaintiffs also alleged that the Defendant’s use of the PELVIC BOWL mark in association with its Pelvic Bowl product infringes U.S. Trademark Registration No. 4,974,318.

The Litebook Company Ltd. v. Verilux, Inc. (New Lawsuit Alert)

Defendant: Verilux, Inc.

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

Date: Jun 07, 2022

Docket: 8-22-cv-01124

Judge: Not yet assigned

The Litebook Company Ltd. has sued Verilux, Inc. in the Central District of California, alleging that Verilux’s light therapy devices infringe U.S. Patent Nos. 10,213,619 (entitled “Method and apparatus for determining circadian input”), 10,603,507 (entitled “Method and apparatus for determining circadian input”), 6,875,225 (entitled “Light therapy device”), 7,678,140 (entitled “Photoreceptor system for melatonin regulation and phototherapy”), 8,104,481 (entitled “Device and method for treatment of light difficient disorders”), and 8,7216,98 (entitled “Light therapy device”).

Petition for Inter Partes Review by Arthrex, Inc. of P Tech, LLC’s U.S. Patent No. 10,376,259

Defendant: P Tech, LLC

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Jun 03, 2022

Docket: IPR2022-01066

May 31, 2022 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

Petition for Inter Partes Review by ResMed Inc. of New York University’s U.S. Patent No. 9,427,539

Defendant: New York University

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Jun 03, 2022

Docket: IPR2022-00989

May 31, 2022 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

Petition for Inter Partes Review by ResMed Inc. of New York University’s U.S. Patent No. 9,108,009

Defendant: New York University

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Jun 03, 2022

Docket: IPR2022-00988

May 31, 2022 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

Petition for Inter Partes Review by ResMed Inc. of New York University’s U.S. Patent No. 10,384,024

Defendant: New York University

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Jun 03, 2022

Docket: IPR2022-00992

June 1, 2022 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

Petition for Inter Partes Review by ResMed Inc. of New York University’s U.S. Patent No. 9,867,955

Defendant: New York University

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Jun 03, 2022

Docket: IPR2022-00991

June 1, 2022 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

Petition for Inter Partes Review by ResMed Inc. of New York University’s U.S. Patent No. 9,533,115

Defendant: New York University

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Jun 03, 2022

Docket: IPR2022-00990

June 1, 2022 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

Petition for Inter Partes Review by ResMed Inc. of New York University’s U.S. Patent No. 9,168,344

Defendant: New York University

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Jun 03, 2022

Docket: IPR2022-00994

June 2, 2022 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

Petition for Inter Partes Review by ResMed Inc. of New York University’s U.S. Patent No. 6,988,994

Defendant: New York University

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Jun 03, 2022

Docket: IPR2022-00993

June 2, 2022 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

Petition for Inter Partes Review by Stryker Corporation et al of OsteoMed LLC’s U.S. Patent No. 9,763,716 (Inter Partes Reviews Instituted)

Defendant: OsteoMed LLC

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Jun 03, 2022

Docket: IPR2022-00191

Judge: Administrative Patent Judge Timothy G. Majors

November 17, 2021 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

June 1, 2022 — Inter Partes Review instituted

Petition for Inter Partes Review by Stryker Corporation et al of OsteoMed LLC’s U.S. Patent No. 9,351,776 (Inter Partes Reviews Instituted)

Defendant: OsteoMed LLC

Court: Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Date: Jun 03, 2022

Docket: IPR2022-00190

Judge: Administrative Patent Judge Sheridan K. Snedden

November 17, 2021 — Petition for Inter Partes Review filed

June 1, 2022 — Inter Partes Review instituted