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ITC to investigate Fisher & Paykel


AUCKLAND, New Zealand – The International Trade Commission plans to investigate certain sleep apnea devices manufactured by Fisher & Paykel, it announced Sept. 19.

ResMed fires back at Fisher & Paykel


SAN DIEGO – ResMed has filed patent infringement actions against Fisher & Paykel Healthcare in U.S., German and New Zealand courts, as well as the U.S. International Trade Commission.

F&P sues ResMed


AUCKLAND, New Zealand – Fisher & Paykel Healthcare has filed patent infringement proceedings against ResMed in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.

Judge issues mixed initial ruling in ResMed, 3B case


SAN DIEGO and LAKE WALES, Fla. – An administrative law judge at the International Trade Commission (ITC) on Aug. 22 made an initial ruling on ResMed’s claims that Chinese manufacturer BMC Medical and its U.S. distributor 3B Medical have infringed on a number of its patents.

ITC delivers mixed ruling for ResMed, Apex


SAN DIEGO and BREA, Calif. – An International Trade Commission (ITC) ruled July 18 that the humidifier in Apex Medical’s iCH CPAP device infringes on ResMed patents, according to a press release from ResMed.

Judge protects ResMed patent


SAN DIEGO – An International Trade Commission (ITC) judge has ruled that Taiwanese manufacturer Apex infringes a ResMed patent protecting an integrated humidifier used in its CPAP devices.

3B/BMC scores patent victory


LAKE WALES, Fla. – 3B/BMC Medical has successfully invalidated a ResMed patent on a “cushion for patient interface” in China, it announced today. BMC in October initiated proceedings before the Chinese Patent Re-examination Board against five ResMed patents.

Patent case nears trial


SAN DIEGO – Just ahead of a trial, ResMed has dropped one of its patent infringement claims against BMC Medical/3B Medical, according to BMC/3B Medical.

Gov’t agrees to re-examine ResMed patents


SAN DIEGO – The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has agreed to re-examine five ResMed patents in response to challenges filed by Apex Medical, the manufacturer has announced.

Patent tug-of-war continues


SAN DIEGO – Apex Medical has initiated challenges to four ResMed patents, it announced today. Apex has initiated challenges in the European Patent Office, the German Federal Patent Court, and the German Patent and Trade Mark Office.