Prosthetics Maker Wins Stay In Gel Liner IP Suit

Law360, New York (June 9, 2011, 7:35 PM EDT) -- Alps South LLC won a stay in Ohio federal court on Thursday in The Ohio Willow Wood Co.’s suit accusing the rival prosthetics maker of infringing a patent for a fabric-covered gel liner, litigation that Alps claims is an antitrust violation.

U.S. District Judge Edmund A. Sargus Jr. granted the stay pending a decision by the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences regarding Willow Wood's U.S. Patent Number 6,964,688, which covers a gel liner used to cushion a prosthetic limb.

Alps sought the stay after the...
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Case Title

The Ohio Willow Wood Company v. ALPS South, LLC


Case Number

2:05-cv-01039

Court

Ohio Southern

Nature of Suit

Patent

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Algenon L. Marbley

Date Filed

November 16, 2005


Case Title

Alps South LLC v. The Ohio Willow Wood Company et al


Case Number

2:09-cv-01027

Court

Ohio Southern

Nature of Suit

Anti-Trust

Judge

Algenon L. Marbley

Date Filed

November 13, 2009

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