Complaint filed by Cochlear Ltd.

On February 18, 2019, Cochlear Ltd. (“Plaintiff”) filed a complaint against MED-EL Corporation, USA (“Defendant”) for infringement of U.S. Patent Nos. 9,144,676 (“the ‘676 Patent”), 9,884,141 (“the ‘141 Patent”), and 10,058,702 (“the ‘702 Patent”). The Patents are owned by the Plaintiff and are drawn to cochlear implant systems.

The Plaintiff is asserting that the Defendant is infringing at least claims 1-3, 8-9, 11, and 13-21 of the ‘676 Patent, claims 1, 8 and 16 of the ‘141 Patent, and claims 1-2, 6-8, and 10-12 of the ‘702 Patent by making, using, offering for sale, selling, and/or importing Synchrony cochlear implant system.

The case remains pending and is captioned 1:19-cv-10303 (D. Mass.).

By:  April Breyer Menon

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