December 7, 2016 – U.S. District Judge Dee V. Benson consolidated the claim construction proceedings in Case No. 2:15-cv-00698, CAO Group, Inc. v. First Medical Infection Control Associates, Inc. pending before the Court, and Case No. 2:15-cv-00699, CAO Group, Inc., v. Spring Health Products, Inc. pending before U.S. District Judge Robert Shelby. All five patents, U.S. Patent Nos. 6,719,559, 6,755,648, 6,783,362, 6,926,524, and 6,971, 875 related to dental curing light, and terms at issue in the lower-numbered case are at issue in the higher-numbered Case. Furthermore, the same Plaintiff is prosecuting both cases. And while Defendants in these cases are distinct, those Defendants do not dispute that they hold the same position in both cases concerning the commonly disputed claim terms. The consolidated case is captioned CAO Group, Inc. v. First Medical Infection Control Associates, Inc., 2-15-cv-00698, in the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah.
By: Joyce L. Nadipuram