Client: Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc.

Case Background: In December 2011, Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. (”EES”) filed a patent infringement complaint against Covidien, Inc. (“Covidien”) in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio (Western Division). Both EES and Covidien manufacture and sell medical devices that are used to cut and seal blood vessels.  EES alleged that Covidien’s ultrasonic scalpel device, the Sonicision, infringed eight EES patents.

Our Role: 284 Partners was retained to provide expert testimony in connection with this engagement.