March 14, 2016 – The United States International Trade Commission granted Varian Medical Systems, Inc.’s motion for leave to amended complaint in its action against Elekta AB, Elekta Ltd., Elekta GmBH, Elekta Inc., IMPAC Medical Systems, Inc., Elekta Instrument (Shanghai) Limited and Elekta Beijing Medical Systems Co. Ltd. to prohibit the importation of allegedly infringing radiotherapy systems and treatment planning software. The patents at issue are United States Patent Nos. 7,945,021, 8,116,430, 8,867,703, 8,696,538, 7,880,154 and 7,906,770. The case is captioned, Radiotherapy Systems and Treatment Planning Software, and Components Thereof, ITC-337-TA-968.
By: Giancarlo L. Scaccia