IPR / PGR / CBM Medical Device Updates in January 2021

IPR, PGR, and CBM Filings

  • IPR2021-00239: Medtronic CoreValve LLC v. Speyside Medical, LLC
  • IPR2021-00240: Medtronic CoreValve LLC v. Speyside Medical, LLC
  • IPR2021-00241: Medtronic CoreValve LLC v. Speyside Medical, LLC
  • IPR2021-00242: Medtronic CoreValve LLC v. Speyside Medical, LLC
  • IPR2021-00243: Medtronic CoreValve LLC v. Speyside Medical, LLC
  • IPR2021-00244: Medtronic CoreValve LLC v. Speyside Medical, LLC
  • IPR2021-00310: Medtronic CoreValve LLC v. Speyside Medical, LLC
  • IPR2021-00452: Topcon Medical Systems, Inc. v. Carl Zeiss Meditec Inc.
  • IPR2021-00453: Apple Inc. v. Omni MedSci, Inc.

 

IPR, PGR, and CBM Institution Decisions

  • Institutions
    • IPR2020-01087: Align Technology, Inc. v. 3Shape A/S
    • IPR2020-01199: Hamilton Technologies LLC v. Tehrani
    • IPR2020-01234: Nested Bean, Inc. v. Big Beings USA Pty. Ltd.
  • Institution Denied
    • IPR2020-01074: Metall Zug AG v. Carl Zeiss Meditec AG
    • IPR2020-01075: Metall Zug AG v. Carl Zeiss Meditec AG
    • IPR2020-01076: Metall Zug AG v. Carl Zeiss Meditec AG
    • IPR2020-01077: Metall Zug AG v. Carl Zeiss Meditec AG
    • IPR2020-01088: Align Technology, Inc. v. 3Shape A/S
    • IPR2020-01089: Align Technology, Inc. v. 3Shape A/S
    • IPR2020-01259: Balt USA, LLC v. MicroVention, Inc.
    • IPR2020-01303: Globus Medical, Inc. v. Moskowitz Family LLC
    • IPR2020-01304: Globus Medical, Inc. v. Moskowitz Family LLC
    • IPR2020-01305: Globus Medical, Inc. v. Moskowitz Family LLC
    • IPR2020-01306: Globus Medical, Inc. v. Moskowitz Family LLC
    • IPR2020-01308: Globus Medical, Inc. v. Moskowitz Family LLC
    • IPR2020-01317: Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v. Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp.
    • IPR2020-01636: SEKO SpA v. CM2W JSC

 

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
    • IPR2019-01341: Nevro Corp. v. Boston Scientific Neuromodulation Corp.
  • All Claims Unpatentable
    • IPR2019-01231: Pediatric Hair Solutions Corp. v. University of Utah Research Foundation (Motion to Amend denied)
    • IPR2019-01284: Nevro Corp. v. Boston Scientific Neuromodulation Corp.
    • IPR2019-01313: Nevro Corp. v. Boston Scientific Neuromodulation Corp.
    • IPR2019-01340: Nevro Corp. v. Boston Scientific Neuromodulation Corp.

 

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

  • Appeals Filed
    • IPR2019-00991: Intuitive Surgical, Inc. v. Ethicon LLC
  • Appeal Decisions
    • IPR2018-01311: Haag-Streit AG v. Eidolon Optical, LLC (Affirmed)
  • Remand Decisions
    • IPR2017-01018 / IPR2017-01019 (consolidated): Oticon Medical AB v. Cochlear Bone Anchored Solutions AB (Reversed initial decision finding Claim 10 not 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.