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3B Medical links up with Vodafone

February 18, 2016HME News Staff

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. - 3B Medical and BMC Medical have chosen Vodafone to deliver sleep data and compliance information wirelessly. The deal will allow patients using 3B Medical Luna devices who are traveling abroad or who don't have Wi-Fi connections in their home to automatically upload sleep data in real-time to 3B's cloud-based patient management system, iCodeConnect. “The addition of mobile data significantly enhances our wireless functionality with a device that automatically uploads to...

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BMC wins action against ResMed

February 9, 2016HME News Staff

BEJING - BMC Medical has won a global patent infringement litigation action against ResMed, it has announced. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued a series of judgments in connection with inter partes review of U.S. Patent No. RE44453 on Jan. 21, 2016, and found 32 claims invalid, the company says. “We have now built a powerful patent team to support our strong resources in research and development,” stated Denny Wu, BMC's head of intellectual property department. “In less...

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In brief: CMS rethinks miscellaneous codes, House votes to repeal medical device tax

June 26, 2015HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - CMS is proposing new codes for miscellaneous DME to reflect more accurate payment of Medicare claims.HCPCS codes E1399 and K0108 are currently used to bill for inexpensive items; however, the agency proposes to replace them with new codes effective Jan. 1, 2016.The public is invited to submit electronic comments on the proposal until July 9, 2015.The proposed codes are:KXXX1: Durable medical equipment, miscellaneous, the purchase price does not exceed $150. Based on the average reasonable...

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BMC Medical wins case

June 25, 2015HME News Staff

BEIJING - BMC Medical has announced that it has won an overseas patent infringement case against ResMed. ResMed previously filed a preliminary injunction against the Chinese manufacturer for a CPAP respiratory system machine with a detachable water talk. During an Oct. 23, 2014, hearing, the Court of Munich I lifted the preliminary injunction against BMC Medical “based on the considerably uncertain patentability of ResMed's patent.” ResMed filed an appeal, but the decision was upheld.

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BMC takes patent fight global

July 29, 2014HME News Staff

LAKE WALES, Fla. - BMC Medical and 3B Medical announced today that they have now filed challenges to ResMed patents in China, Germany and the United States. The move represents a “global strategy to go on (the) offense and seek to invalidate portions of ResMed's patent portfolio” in all three countries, the company stated in a release. “We have to be proactive on the global landscape to assert our right to compete in this product space,” stated James Xu, president of BMC Medical,...

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Gov't agrees to re-examine ResMed patents

February 26, 2014HME News Staff

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. Apex had filed challenges against ResMed in August 2013 for six patents related to CPAP machines and masks. It's the latest move in an ongoing patent battle between ResMed and Apex. On Feb. 19, Apex filed challenges to four patents in European and German patent offices. In November, ResMed won preliminary injunctions in Germany...

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Patent tug-of-war continues

February 19, 2014HME News Staff

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. In November, ResMed won preliminary injunctions in Germany against Apex and Chinese manufacturer BMC Medical, prohibiting both manufacturers from selling or making certain products in Germany without a court order. In August, Apex asked the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office...

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ResMed advances patent case

November 20, 2013HME News Staff

SAN DIEGO - ResMed has won preliminary injunctions in Germany against two medical device manufacturers for alleged patent infringements.The initial orders prohibit Apex Medical, a Taiwanese manufacturer, and BMC Medical, a Chinese manufacturer, from selling or marketing certain products in Germany without a court order, according to a press release.ResMed has also filed lawsuits in Germany that seek damages and permanent injunctions for certain products."We will continue to defend our investment...

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Sleep vendors continue legal wrangle

August 21, 2013HME News Staff

SAN DIEGO - ResMed has announced that the International Trade Commission (ITC) has agreed to investigate BMC Medical, a Chinese medical device manufacturer, and its U.S.-based distributors, 3B Medical and 3B Products, for patent infringement.ResMed requested the investigation. It also filed a lawsuit against BMC in federal court in May."We're encouraged by the ITC's action to investigate this case against BMC," stated ResMed Global General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer David Pendarvis....

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