Altair Instruments Commences Multiple Patent Infringement Suits on Its Microdermabrasion Device Patent

February 6, 2017 — Plaintiff, Altair Instruments, Inc., instituted four patent infringement actions on February 3, 2017 in the United States District Court for the Central District of California.  The defendants include: Image Derm, Inc.; Dermamed Solutions, LLC; SkinAct as well as Spa and Equipment; and Martinni Beauty, Inc.

The patent-at-issue is U.S. Patent No. 6,241,739, entitled, “Microdermabrasion Device and Method of Treating the Skin Surface.”  The cases are captioned: Altair Instruments, Inc. v. Image Derm, Inc., 2-17-cv-00876; Altair Instruments, Inc. v. Dermamed Solutions, LLC, 2-17-cv-00880; Altair Instruments, Inc. v. SkinAct, 2-17-cv-00894; and Altair Instruments, Inc. v. Martinni Beauty, Inc., 2-17-cv-00898.

By: Chika Seidel