April 18, 2014 – Bonutti Research Inc. and Joint Active Systems, Inc. filed a complaint against Lantz Medical, Inc. in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana. The complaint alleges infringement of U.S. Patent Nos. 5,848,979; 7,955,286; 7,404,804; and 7,112,179, directed to apparatuses for effecting relative movement between bones in the fingers and arms of patients. Bonutti Research Inc. is the owner by assignment of the asserted patents and Joint Active Systems, Inc. is the exclusive licensee of these patents. District Judge Sarah Evans Barker and Magistrate Judge Mark J. Dinsmore have been assigned to the case.
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