SonoSite, Zonare Clash Over Ultrasound Patent

Law360 (February 22, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Two companies that manufacture compact ultrasound systems are squaring off in a California court over a patent that covers a portable ultrasound unit weighing less than 10 pounds.

Bothell, Wa.-based SonoSite Inc. filed a patent infringement suit Wednesday against Mountain View, Ca.-based Zonare Medical Systems Inc., alleging that Zonare’s “” ultrasound platform infringes a SonoSite patent.

Zonare touts its platform as the world’s first convertible ultrasound system, and says it can be transformed from a cart-based system into a compact system that performs as well...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.