Cochlear Advises of U.S. Patent Infringement Complaint

Sept. 24, 2021, 12:01 AM

Cochlear says a complaint for patent infringement has been filed by the University of Pittsburgh in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, Waco division.

  • The complaint names Cochlear Ltd. and U.S. subsidiaries, Cochlear Americas Corp. and Cochlear Clinical Services LLC, as defendants
  • Cochlear believes that none of its products infringe the university’s patent and will defend the lawsuit
    • Cochlear’s legacy products and related patents predate the university’s patent by several years
    • These earlier legacy products and patents embody the alleged invention of the patent and, accordingly, Cochlear believes the patent is invalid
  • The asserted patent is ...

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