Breg Braces For Bledsoe Patent Suit

Law360, New York (December 23, 2009, 5:22 PM EST) -- Medical device manufacturer Bledsoe Brace Systems is suing Breg Inc. for allegedly infringing its patent for a muscle-powered dynamic knee brace.

In an amended complaint filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, Bledsoe, officially known as Medical Technology Inc., accused Breg of violating its patent and asked the court to declare three of Breg's patents invalid.

Breg holds patents concerning a therapeutic nonambient temperature fluid circulation system and a releasable locking hinge for an orthopedic brace having adjustable rotation limits....
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