Complaint filed by Elekta Ltd. against Varian Medical Systems, Inc. for Patent Infringement

February 16, 2016 – Plaintiff Elekta Ltd. filed a Complaint in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware against Varian Medical Systems, Inc. alleging patent infringement. The patent at issue is U.S. Patent No. 7,961,843, entitled “Radiotherapeutic apparatus.”

Plaintiffs contend that Defendant’s radiotherapy systems and treatment planning software infringe at least claims 1, 6, and 7 of the ’843 Patent either literally or under the doctrine of equivalents. The case has been filed in the District of Delaware and is captioned: Elekta Ltd. v. Varian Medical Systems, Inc., DED-1-16-cv-00082.

By: David G. Varghese