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