On May 10, 2017, Xodus Medical, Inc., Alessio Pigazzi, and Glenn Keilar (“Plaintiffs”) filed a complaint against The Soule Co., d/b/a Soule Medical (“Defendant”). In the complaint, the Plaintiffs are asserting infringement of U.S. Patent No. 8,511,314 (“the ‘314 Patent”). The ‘314 Patent is assigned to Alessio Pigazzi and Glenn Keilar, with Xodus Medical as the exclusive licensee. The ‘314 Patent is drawn to a method and a system for securing a patient onto an operating table when the patient is in the Trendelenburg position. The Plaintiffs are asserting that the Defendant is infringing the ‘314 Patent by manufacturing, offering for sale, and/or selling a system that embodies the patented invention, including the Defendant’s Trendelenburg positioners. The case remains pending and is captioned 2-17-cv-00607.
By: Jacqueline A. DiRamio