SonoSite Claims GE Infringed Ultrasound Patents

Law360, New York (July 5, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Ultrasound company SonoSite Inc. has fought back against General Electric Co.’s claims of patent infringement, filing a counterclaim against the conglomerate which asserts that GE has infringed on two of SonoSite’s patents covering ultrasound technology.

GE launched a patent infringement suit against the Bothell, Wash. company in May in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin, alleging that SonoSite’s products, such as its MicroMaxx and Titan ultrasound systems, infringed on five GE patents.

SonoSite filed its answer and counterclaim on Thursday, alleging that...
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