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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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German court upholds injunction in ResMed vs. BMC

February 13, 2015HME News Staff

SAN DIEGO - ResMed announced Feb. 12 that the Munich District Court has upheld an injunction against Chinese medical device manufacturer BMC Medical. The injunction prohibits BMC from offering, selling or distributing infringing mask products in Germany. The court has upheld an injunction first rendered in November 2013 that respiratory mask assemblies, such as BMC's Willing and FeaLite nasal pillow masks, infringe ResMed's European patent EP 1356842. BMC will not be allowed to sell infringing mask...

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DeRoyal receives patent for automated system

August 29, 2014HME News Staff

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - DeRoyal Industries has received a patent for Continuum, an automated system for medical item dispensing, billing and inventory management. “Our Continuum system automatically reorders durable medical equipment when the product is removed from its storage bin and correctly associates the product with the fitter, the patient and the billing codes, while automatically replenishing inventory,” stated President and COO Bill Pittman in a release. The patent was issued Aug....

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DeVilbiss patents SmartCode technology

April 11, 2014HME News Staff

SOMERSET, Pa. - DeVilbiss Healthcare has been awarded a patent for its SmartCode Remote Therapy Monitoring system, the company announced April 10. SmartCode technology compresses summary therapy and device usage data into onboard, encrypted codes clinicians and providers can read online. “The Smartcode feature is a simple, accurate and reliable way to communicate usage and therapy data,” said Allan Jones, research and development director at DeVilbiss. “We are delighted to be able...

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