January 7, 2015 – Judge John Z. Lee issued a claim construction order in the suit filed by Plaintiffs Baxter International, Inc., Baxter Healthcare corp., and Baxter Healthcare S.A. against Defendants Fresenius Medical Care Holdings, Inc. and Fresenius USA, Inc. for patent infringement: U.S. Patent Nos. 7,815,595; 8,066,671; 8,075,526; 8,206,338. The court construed 9 claim terms from the 4 patents at issue, which relate to a disposable cassette-based pumping mechanism for a peritoneal dialysis machine. The case is pending in the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division and captioned Baxter International, Inc. v. Fresenius Medical Care Holdings, Inc., 1-12-cv-06890.
By: Rosanna W. Gan