IPR Instituted on an Electrosurgical Instrument

December 28, 2015 – The PTAB granted Ethicon Endo-Surgery’s petition requesting an inter partes review of U.S. Patent No. 7,887,536 titled, “Vessel Sealing Instrument.”  The case is captioned Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. v. Covidien AG, IPR2015-01274.

By:  Christopher J. Stankus

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