Court Denied Motion to Clarify or Modify Parties’ Stipulated Protective Order in LifeNet Health v. LifeCell Corporation

November 16, 2015 – The court denied Defendant LifeCell Corporation’s motion to clarify or, in the alternative modify the parties’ stipulated protective order. In its motion, LifeCell had requested clarification on using its retained expert for the IPR proceedings regarding LifeNet Health’s U.S. Patent No. 9,125,971, titled “Plasticized bone and soft tissue grafts and methods of making and using same.” In denying the motion, the court stated that it “will not undertake to modify an order while appeal is pending before the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. To the extent that the parties are requesting interpretation of the Stipulated Protective Order . . . the order was jointly submitted as a consent order by the parties.” The case is pending in the Eastern District of Virginia and is captioned Lifenet Health v. LifeCell Corporation, 2-13-cv-00486.

By: Una Fan