July 18, 2017. Plaintiff Olive Shade LLC filed a complaint with jury demand against Defendant Steris Corporation d/b/a Synergy Health, Inc. in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio on July 17, 2017. The patent-at-issue is U.S. Patent Number 6861954 entitled “Tracking Medical Products with Integrated Circuits.” Plaintiff alleges that Defendant has directly infringed the patent-in-suit by infringing at least claim 9 of the patent. The accused product comprises a second unit of medical product having a RF ID tag attached to the medical device that identifies the medical product. Furthermore, Defendant uses, sells, and/or offers to sell the accused product without authority to do so. The case is captioned Olive Shade LLC v. Steris Corporation d/b/a Synergy Health, Inc., 1-17-cv-01498.
By: Katherine Kim