PTAB Institutes Inter Partes Review of Hemostatic Clipping Tool Patent

May 18, 2017 –– Patent Trial and Appeal Board Administrative Patent Judge Robert L. Kinder grants Petitioners Cook Group Incorporated et al.’s request for an inter partes review of Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.’s U.S. Patent No. 8,974,371, entitled “Through The Scope Tension Member Release Clip,” with claims directed towards devices for causing hemostasis of a blood vessel through an endoscope, on May 16, 2017 in Case IPR2017-00135.

By: Madhundra Sivakumar