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B. Braun Medical Sues CareFusion for Patent Infringement
Date:8/30/2011

BETHLEHEM, Pa., Aug. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- B. Braun Medical Inc. (B. Braun) late yesterday filed a multi-count patent infringement suit against its competitor, CareFusion 303, Inc. (CareFusion). The case involves CareFusion's Alaris® System infusion pumps and smart medication systems.

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Five B. Braun patents are being asserted in the lawsuit, which was filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois located in Chicago. The asserted B. Braun patents are United States Patent No. 7,236,936 B2, entitled "Security Infusion Pump With Bar Code Reader" issued June 26, 2007; United States Patent No. 6,519,569 B1, entitled "Security Infusion Pump With Bar Code Reader" issued February 11, 2003; United States Patent No. 6,790,198 B1, entitled "Patient Medication IV Delivery Pump with Wireless Communication To A Hospital Information Management System"; United States Patent No. 7,645,258 B2, entitled "Patient Medication IV Delivery Pump with Wireless Communication To A Hospital Information Management System"; and United States Patent No. 7,933,780, entitled "Method and Apparatus for Controlling An Infusion Pump and the Like" issued April 26, 2011.

The CareFusion infringing products include CareFusion's Alaris® System 8000, specifically, the Alaris® Auto ID and Mobile Systems Manager modules in CareFusion's smart medication system product line. Gale White, B. Braun's Vice President of Infusion Systems Division, said, "This lawsuit was necessary to protect B. Braun's highly valuable technology and patent rights."

About B. Braun

B. Braun is a leading manufacturer of infusion therapy and pain management products with an environmentally-friendly focus. Guided by the company's "Sharing Expertise®" philosophy, B. Braun addresses the critical issues of infection prevention, medication safety and environmental responsibility by promoting best practices that help clinicians reduce medication errors, prevent healthcare-acquired infections (HAIs) and achieve sustainability objectives.

Consistently recognized by Frost & Sullivan and KLAS for its medical technology and support services, B. Braun employees share their knowledge with colleagues and customers to improve working processes in hospitals and medical practices and to enhance the safety of patients and healthcare professionals. For more information, call 800-227-2862, email us at inquiry.us@bbraun.com or visit B. Braun at www.bbraunusa.com.


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