SonoSite Adds Patents To GE Ultrasound Spat

Law360, New York (August 21, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Ultrasound company SonoSite Inc. has added two more patents to its counterclaim against General Electric Co. in an ongoing dispute over the companies’ ultrasound technology.

SonoSite filed an amended answer and counterclaims Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin. The Bothell, Wash.-based company alleged that GE has infringed two additional patents and added claims for declaratory judgment of invalidity against patents asserted by GE.

GE launched a patent infringement suit against SonoSite in May, alleging that the company’s products, such as...
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