IPR / PGR / CBM Medical Device Updates in November 2020

IPR, PGR, and CBM Filings

  • IPR2021-00193: Apple Inc. v. Masimo Corporation
  • IPR2021-00195: Apple Inc. v. Masimo Corporation
  • IPR2021-00208: Apple Inc. v. Masimo Corporation
  • IPR2021-00209: Apple Inc. v. Masimo Corporation
  • IPR2021-00236: 3Shape Trios A/S v. Densys Ltd.

 

IPR, PGR, and CBM Institution Decisions

  • Institutions
    • IPR2020-00910 (joined with IPR2020-00783): Garmin International, Inc. v. Philips North America LLC
    • IPR2020-00912: Sotera Wireless, Inc. v. Masimo Corporation
    • IPR2020-00954: Sotera Wireless, Inc. v. Masimo Corporation
    • IPR2020-00967: Sotera Wireless, Inc. v. Masimo Corporation
    • IPR2020-01033: Sotera Wireless, Inc. v. Masimo Corporation
  • Institution Denied
    • IPR2020-00911: Metall Zug AG v. Carl Zeiss Meditec AG
    • IPR2020-00916: Metall Zug AG v. Carl Zeiss Meditec AG
    • IPR2020-00917: Metall Zug AG v. Carl Zeiss Meditec AG

 

IPR, PGR, and CBM Terminations

  • Terminated Before Institution Decision – None
  • Terminated After Institution – None

 

IPR, PGR, and CBM Final Written Decisions

  • No Claims Unpatentable – None
  • Some Claims Unpatentable – None
  • All Claims Unpatentable
    • IPR2019-01110: Intuitive Surgical, Inc. v. Ethicon LLC (MTA granted with respect to cancelling claims and denied with respect to proposed substitute claims)

 

IPR, PGR, and CBM Appeals (Filings and Decisions)

  • Appeals Filed
    • IPR2019-00570: RTI Surgical, Inc. v. LifeNet Health (Cross appeal filed)
    • IPR2019-00882: Abbott Vascular, Inc. v. FlexStent, LLC
    • IPR2019-00894: Paragon 28, Inc. v. Wright Medical Technology, Inc.
    • IPR2019-00895: Paragon 28, Inc. v. Wright Medical Technology, Inc.
    • IPR2019-00896: Paragon 28, Inc. v. Wright Medical Technology, Inc.
    • IPR2019-00898: Paragon 28, Inc. v. Wright Medical Technology, Inc.
    • IPR2019-00916: Apple Inc. v. Omni MedSci, Inc.
  • Appeal Decisions – None
  • Remand Decisions
    • IPR2017-00134: Cook Group Incorporated v. Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc. (Remanded claims initially found not unpatentable were found unpatentable on remand)
    • IPR2017-00440: Cook Group Incorporated v. Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc. (Remanded claims found unpatentable again on remand)

 

* Updates include IPR, PGR, and CBM proceedings at the PTAB with patent technologies categorized as Surgery and Medical Instruments, including “37D Medical and Surgical Instruments, Treatment Devices, Surgery and Surgical Supplies (and all subcategories),” “37E Medical Instruments, Diagnostic Equipment, and Treatment Devices (and all subcategories),” “623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor,” and “A61B Diagnosis : Surgery : Identification.” Patents in these categories that are not medical devices, such patents related to automobiles, were excluded from the analysis.