District Court Grants in Part and Denies in Part Motion to Stay Mimedx Patent Infringement Suit Pending IPR Decision

November 11, 2015 – The United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia granted in part and denied in part Defendant Liventa Bioscience’s renewed motion to stay litigation pending the outcome of an IPR proceeding. The patents at issue are U.S. Patent Nos. 8,323,701; 8,642,092; 8,372,437, entitled “Placental tissue grafts,” and 8,597,687, entitled “Methods for determining the orientation of a tissue graft.” The motion was in regards to the ’437, ’687, and ’494 patents. The court granted the motion with respect to the ’437 and ’687 patents and denied the motion with respect to the ’494 patent.

The case is pending in the Northern District of Georgia and is captioned: MiMedx Group, Inc. v. Liventa Bioscience, Inc. et al, GAND-1-14-cv-01178.

By: David G. Varghese