IPR / PGR / CBM Medical Device Updates in February 2021

IPR, PGR, and CBM Filings

  • IPR2021-00494: Koninklijke Philips NV v. Fitbit, Inc.
  • IPR2021-00505: Koninklijke Philips NV v. Fitbit, Inc.
  • IPR2021-00526: Google LLC v. Kewazinga Corp.
  • IPR2021-00586: RJ Reynolds Vapor Company v. Philip Morris Products SA

 

IPR, PGR, and CBM Institution Decisions

  • Institutions
    • IPR2020-01341: Medtronic, Inc. v. Teleflex Life Sciences Limited
    • IPR2020-01342: Medtronic, Inc. v. Teleflex Life Sciences Limited
    • IPR2020-01343: Medtronic, Inc. v. Teleflex Life Sciences Limited
    • IPR2020-01344: Medtronic, Inc. v. Teleflex Life Sciences Limited
    • IPR2020-01373: Juki America, Inc. v. ABM International, Inc.
    • IPR2020-01411: Orthofix Medical Inc. v. Spine Holdings, LLC
    • IPR2020-01412: Orthofix Medical Inc. v. Spine Holdings, LLC
    • IPR2020-01426: Sage Products, LLC v. PureWick Corporation
    • IPR2020-01477: Attends Healthcare Products, Inc. v. Paul Hartmann AG
    • IPR2020-01478: Attends Healthcare Products, Inc. v. Paul Hartmann AG
    • IPR2020-01479: Attends Healthcare Products, Inc. v. Paul Hartmann AG
    • IPR2020-01480: Attends Healthcare Products, Inc. v. Paul Hartmann AG
  • Institution Denied
    • IPR2020-00911: Metall Zug AG v. Carl Zeiss Meditec AG (Request for rehearing of institution decision denied)
    • IPR2020-01309: Globus Medical, Inc. v. Moskowitz Family LLC
    • IPR2020-01310: Globus Medical, Inc. v. Moskowitz Family LLC

 

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 – None

 

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

  • Appeals Filed – None
  • Appeal Decisions
    • IPR2017-02125: Canfield Scientific, Inc. v. Melanoscan, LLC (Reversed-in-part, Vacated-in-part and Remanded)
    • IPR2019-00975: Oticon Medical AB v. Cochlear Ltd. (Voluntarily dismissed)
  • Remand Decisions
    • IPR2016-01502: Alere Inc. v. Rembrandt Diagnostics, LP (All challenged claims unpatentable)

 

* 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.