On June 12, 2017, Plaintiff Monaghan Medical sought declaratory judgment against Defendant Smiths Medical in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware on June 9, 2017. The patent-at-issue is U.S. Patent No. 7,059,324 B2 entitled “Positive Expiratory Pressure Device With Bypass.” Monaghan Medical alleges that its Aerobika® device, a handheld oscillating positive expiratory pressure (OPEP) device, does not and has not infringed any claim of the patent-at-issue. The case is captioned Monaghan Medical Corp. v. Smiths Medical ASD, Inc., 1-17-cv-00712.
By: Monica Chou.