District Court Grants Injunction Against Robert H. Kaplan Associates, Inc.

March 30, 2016 – On March 29, 2016, Judge Denise J. Casper of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts granted an injunction against Robert H. Kaplan Associates, Inc., d/b/a David Scott Company, enjoining it from manufacturing, using, importing, offering for sale, or selling its Butterfly® surgical positioner product. In so doing, the court found that the Butterfly® surgical positioner product infringed on Allen Medical Systems, Inc.’s U.S. Patent No. 8,636,680, entitled “Surgical Positioning System.” The case is captioned Allen Medical Systems, Inc. v. Robert H. Kaplan Associates, Inc., d/b/a David Scott Company, Case No. 1:15-cv-13922 (D. Mass.).

By: Giancarlo L. Scaccia

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