District Court Judge Finds Microdermabrasion Device Patents Not Invalid, Infringed, and Grants Permanent Injunction

May 11, 2016—United States District Court Judge K. Michael Moore of the Southern District of Florida granted Plantiffs’, Edge Systems LLC and Axia Medsciences, LLC, motion for summary judgement that Defendants, Rafael Newton Aguila and Hydradermabrasion Systems, infringed U.S. Patent Nos. 6, 299, 620 (“Instruments and Techniques for Inducing Neocollagenesis in Skin Treatments”); 6,641, 591 (“Instruments and Techniques for Controlled Removal of Epidermal Layers”). Both patents are directed toward microdermabrasion devices that exfoliate and moisturize skin.  Judge Moore also granted Plaintiff’s summary judgement motion that its patents were not invalid as anticipated or obvious in light of prior art, and granted Plaintiff’s motion for a permanent injunction. This case is captioned, Edge Systems LLC et al v. Aguila, 1:14-cv-24517 (S.D. Fla.).

By: H. Rachael Million-Perez

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