PRO Orthopedic Files Patent Infringement Complaint Against Ortho Equine Over Horse Ankle Brace System

June 20, 2016 – PRO Orthopedic Devices, Inc. filed a complaint for patent infringement against Ortho Equine LLC on June 17, 2016 in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware.  The lawsuit relates to Ortho Equine’s allegedly infringing OE Comfort Boot, an ankle brace for a horse that aids a horse in recovering from ankle and muscle ailments frequently suffered during athletic activities such as running or jumping.  The patent at issue is U.S. Patent No. 5,871,458, entitled: “Equine Ankle Brace System.”  The complaint has been given Civil Action No. 1:16-cv-00457 (D. Del.).

By: Frederick C. Millett

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