March 11, 2016—Plaintiffs Boston Scientific Corporation and Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc. amended their complaint in a patent infringement action against Defendants Cook Group Incorporated and Cook Medical LLC to include U.S. Patent No. 9,271,731 (the “’731 patent”). The new patent is entitled “Device and method for through the scope endoscopic hemostatic clipping.” Also at issue in the case are U.S. Patent Nos. 8,685,048 and 8,709,027, which share the title of the ’731 patent, and U.S. Patent No. 8,974,371, entitled “Through the scope tension member release clip.” The case is pending in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware, Civil Action No. 15-980-LPS-CJB.
By: Katherine E. Adams