Filter Plus Files Patent Infringement Complaint Against The O R Company Over Surgical Scope Warmer Technology

June 3, 2016 – Filter Plus, Inc. filed a complaint for patent infringement against The O R Company and Surgical Principles, Inc. on June 2, 2016 in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan (Southern Division).  The lawsuit relates to The O R Company’s allegedly infringing Liquid Scope WarmORTM, surgical tools that warm scopes to body temperature.  The patent at issue is U.S. Patent No. 7,537,563, entitled: “Heater for Surgical Viewing Instruments.”  The complaint has been given Civil Action No. 2:16-cv-12013 (E.D. Mich.).

By: Frederick C. Millett

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