On June 23, 2017, Plaintiffs Edge Systems LLC and Axia Medsciences, LLC filed a complaint alleging infringement of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,641,591, 7,678,120, 7,789,886, 8,066,716, and 8,337,513, titled “Instruments and Techniques for Controlled Removal of Epidermal Layers,” and U.S. Patent No. 9,468,464, titled “Methods for Treating the Skin Using Vacuum” by Defendant Aesthetic Skin Systems LLC. The complaint also alleges federal trade dress infringement and unfair competition under 15 U.S.C. § 1125(a) and California Business & Professions Code § 17200. The complaint was filed in the United States District Court for the Central District of California, and is Civil Action No. 2:17-cv-04597.
By: Katherine E. Adams