The case of Fitbit Inc. v. Valencell Inc. has seen the usual number of twists and turns as it wended its way through Article III courts and an inter partes review (IPR), but a U.S. Supreme Court case that requires that all claims in an IPR be reviewed was decided during the Fitbit IPR.
Ongoing litigation between rivals Edwards Lifesciences Corp. and Abbott Laboratories is over, with the two settling all outstanding patent disputes in cases related to transcatheter mitral and tricuspid repair products. Details of the settlement remain confidential.
On Tuesday, July 7, Judge Stacey Jernigan of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Dallas ruled that Endologix Inc. could take an initial draw of $10 million from a Chapter 11 loan from its largest lender, Deerfield Partners. A day earlier, Endologix filed a voluntary Chapter 11 case and a consensual plan of reorganization supported by Deerfield.