Genesis Biosystems Sues Over Liposuction Patent

Law360, New York (September 28, 2009, 1:51 PM EDT) -- Genesis Biosystems Inc. has hit rival medical cosmetic device maker Shippert Enterprises Ltd. with a patent infringement lawsuit over a method for performing liposuction.

Texas-based Genesis filed the lawsuit Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, alleging Shippert, which does business as Shippert Medical Technologies Inc., is infringing its patent for a tissue harvesting and irrigation device used in liposuction procedures.

Genesis’s suit comes 10 days after it received approval from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for U.S. Patent Number...
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