Complaint filed by Rex Medical against Intuitive Surgical

On January 2, 2019, Rex Medical, L.P. (“Plaintiff”) filed a complaint against Intuitive Surgical, Inc., Intuitive Surgical Operations, Inc. and Intuitive Surgical Holdings, LLC (“Defendants”) for infringement of U.S. Patent Nos. 9,439,650 (“the ‘650 Patent”) and 10,136,892 (“the ‘892 Patent”). The ‘650 and ‘892 Patents are assigned to the Plaintiff and are drawn to an apparatus and method for stapling tissue during surgery. The Plaintiff is asserting that the Defendants are infringing the ‘650 and ‘892 Patents by making, selling, offering to sell, and/or using their SureForm 60 Stapler. The case remains pending and is captioned 1:19-cv-00005 (D. Del.).

By:  April Breyer Menon

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