Navigation Links
Jury Renders Verdict for Ormco - Align's Invisalign(R) Product Infringes Ormco Patent
Date:6/26/2009

ORANGE, Calif., June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Ormco Corporation, a subsidiary of Danaher Corporation (NYSE: DHR), announced today that it received a favorable jury verdict in its patent infringement case against Align Technology, Inc., the maker of Invisalign(R), a clear, removable appliance used to straighten teeth. The jury unanimously found that Align's process for creating its Invisalign(R) aligners infringed several claims of a patent held by Ormco. The claims at issue cover a process for creating 3D representations of the teeth of a patient for use in modeling tooth movement, a technique used in orthodontic treatment.

In addition to finding Align infringed the patent claims asserted by Ormco, the jury rejected Align's assertions that the claims at issue in the lawsuit were invalid and unenforceable. "We are pleased that the jury reached a verdict in favor of Ormco," said Don Tuttle, President of Ormco Corporation. He then added that, "We have long maintained that Align's process for creating aligners used our intellectual property and that the attacks on the enforceability of our patent claims were unfounded."

The Court has not yet entered judgment in the case. Although Ormco expects that Align will file post-trial motions with the Court trying to alter the jury's decision, Ormco believes a judgment on the verdict will be entered. Following the entry of the judgment on the verdict, Ormco will be entitled to request the court issue a permanent injunction to enjoin Align's continued infringement and to seek a reasonable royalty on all of their US sales made since January of 2003 by Align of its Invisalign(R) aligners.

    Please contact:
    Matt R. McGrew
    Vice President, Investor Relations
    Danaher Corporation
    Telephone: (202) 828-0850


'/>"/>
SOURCE Ormco Corporation
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. SOX9 renders melanomas sensitive to retinoic acid and stops tumor growth
2. Align Technology Announces Jury Verdict in Patent Litigation With Ormco Corporation
3. No Verdict Yet on Grape Seed Extract vs. Breast Cancer
4. AAID Hails Florida Court Verdict Allowing Advertising of Bona Fide Dental Credentials
5. Chicago Lawyers Represents Plaintiff in Trial That Results in $23.7 Million Jury Verdict over Fatal 2004 Trucking Accident
6. $12 Million New Jersey Medical Malpractice Verdict for Wrongful Death of a 21-Year-Old Man After Having Wisdom Teeth Removed
7. Subway Accident Victim Wins $3.595 Million Verdict Against The New York City Transit Authority
8. Steve Teal, Santa Rosa Attorney, Obtains $850,000 for Client in Highest Hospital Negligence Verdict in Mendocino County
9. New York Attorney Obtains $2.25 Million Verdict for Client Injured on Grounds of Bronx Eye Surgery Clinic
10. Texas Jury Awards $250 Million Patent Infringement Verdict Against Boston Scientific in Balloon Catheter Lawsuit
11. Asbestos Verdict Upheld by Louisiana Court of Appeal, Announces Baron & Budd
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/26/2017)... ... May 26, 2017 , ... Somnoware, a ... portable sleep monitor with its Somnoware Sleep Device Interface (SDI). Somnoware SDI is ... device operations. With this platform, initializing devices and importing studies are just one-click ...
(Date:5/26/2017)... ... May 26, 2017 , ... On May 24, the Congressional Budget ... the U.S. House on May 4, would result in 23 million Americans losing their ... of the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). , “It is ...
(Date:5/26/2017)... ... May 26, 2017 , ... Rob Lowe acts as host and helps educate ... is on hiking in American. Viewers can reconnect with America as it explores some ... , Many consumers have looked for an inventive new place for a family vacation, ...
(Date:5/26/2017)... ... 26, 2017 , ... Centennial-based BluSky Restoration Contractors announced that ... Annual Clays for Kids fundraiser, to be held Friday, Sept. 22, at Kiowa ... part of BluSky’s partnership with The Adoption Exchange, BluSky will also share sponsorship ...
(Date:5/24/2017)... ... May 24, 2017 , ... ... Center CEO Mary Ellen, hospital employees, and town officials to celebrate the grand ... facility was developed by Rendina as part of its ongoing relationship with RWJBarnabas ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/12/2017)... China and Canada joint tech company Laughing Face ... and detergent, and features a powerful disinfection process. The ... that washes and sanitizes women,s panties or babies, cloth diapers in ... ... require an external water inlet. ...
(Date:5/10/2017)... Mass., May 10, 2017 Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... results for the fiscal second quarter ended April 1, ... of $1.84 increased 666.7% compared to the prior year ... resulted in a significant gain, while non-GAAP diluted EPS ... 3.2%, or 3.8% in constant currency terms.  Excluding the ...
(Date:5/10/2017)... WASHINGTON , May 10, 2017  The ... doctors or employees of sleep therapy clinics to ... a sleep therapy clinic is involved in a ... as interested in hearing from an employee of ... involved in a kickback scheme to provide medical practice ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: