Claim Construction Order Filed in Thermometer Case

May 26, 2016—District Judge Douglas P. Woodlock of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts filed a claim construction order of U.S. Patent Nos. 5,012,813(Radiation detector having improved accuracy); 6,056,435 (Ambient and perfusion normalized temperature detector); 6,299,347 (Ambient and perfusion normalized temperature detector); 6,499,877 (Ambient and perfusion normalized temperature detector); 7,314,309 (Ambient and perfusion normalized temperature detector), directed towards ear and armpit thermometers. Plaintiff Exergen Corp. brought a patent infringement suit against Defendants, Kidz-Med, Inc., American Scientific Resources, Inc., and Tecnimed, S.R.L., alleging that Defendants’ Thermofocus® non-contact infrared forehead thermometer infringes both Plaintiff’s ear and armpit thermometer patents. This case remains pending and is captioned, Exergen Corporation v. Kidz-Med, Inc., et al., 1-08-cv-11416 (D. Mass.)

By: H. Rachael Million-Perez

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