On November 13, 2017, Niazi Licensing Corporation (“Plaintiff”) filed three complaints against Boston Scientific Corporation, Medtronic, Inc., and St. Jude Medical S.C., Inc., respectively. In each of the complaints, the Plaintiff is asserting infringement of U.S. Patent No. 6,638,268 (“the ‘268 Patent”). The ‘268 Patent is assigned to the Plaintiff, and is drawn to a catheter to cannulate the coronary sinus of a human heart. The Plaintiff is asserting that Boston Scientific Corporation, Medtronic, Inc., and St. Jude Medical S.C., Inc. are each infringing the ‘268 Patent by manufacturing, using, selling, and/or offering to sell allegedly infringing catheter products. The cases remain pending and are captioned 17-cv-05094, 17-cv-05095, and 17-cv-05096, respectively.
By: Jacqueline A. DiRamio