Complaint filed by Dentsply against Cure Medical LLC

On May 19, 2015, Dentsply International Inc. and Dentsply IH AB (“Plaintiffs”) filed a complaint against Cure Medical LLC (“Defendant”) asserting infringement of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,409,717 (“the ‘717 Patent”), 6,736,805 (“the ‘805 Patent”), 7,087,048 (“the ‘048 Patent”), and 7,615,045 (“the ‘045 Patent”).  The ‘717 Patent, the ‘805 Patent, the ‘048 Patent, and the ‘045 Patent, which are assigned to the Plaintiffs, are drawn to hydrophilic urinary catheters having a water-containing sachet.  The Plaintiffs are asserting that the Defendant is infringing at least one claim of each of the asserted patents through its manufacture, use, sale, offer for sale, and/or importation of certain allegedly infringing intermittent hydrophilic catheter products containing an integrated water pouch.  In addition, the Plaintiffs assert that the Defendant’s infringement is willful.  The case remains pending and is captioned 1-15-cv-00977.

By:  Jacqueline A. DiRamio

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