September 25, 2015 – Graham Medical Technologies, LLC filed a complaint for patent infringement against Vilex in Tennessee, Inc. and Abraham Lavi on September 24, 2015 in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. The lawsuit relates to Vilex’s allegedly infringing Talex® implant and surgical treatment method, which employs an implant for anatomical alignment of a patient’s ankle bone. The patent at issue is U.S. Patent No. 7,033,398, entitled: “Sinus Tarsi Implant,” which relates to a treatment method for correction of subtalar joint hyperprotonation commonly known as “flat feet.” The complaint has been given Civil Action No. 2:15-cv-13372 (E.D. Mich.).
By: Frederick C. Millett