March 5, 2018 – On March 2, Fujifilm Corporation and Fujifilm Medical Systems USA, Inc. filed a complaint against Hologic, Inc. for infringement of patents related to its 3D mammography system.
The patents at issue are U.S. Patent Nos. 7,453,979, entitled “Tomographic Image Obtainment Apparatus and Method,” 7,639,779 entitled “Apparatus for and Method of Capturing Radiation Image,” 8,684,948 entitled “Biopsy Apparatus and Biopsy Method,” and RE44,367 entitled “Image and Information Processor.” The case is captioned Fujifilm Corporation et al. v. Hologic, Inc., Case No. 1-18-cv-00343.
By: Julian G. Pymento