Karl Storz Sues FemSuite Over Endoscope Patent

Law360, New York (July 8, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Medical device maker Karl Storz Endoscopy-America Inc. has sued rival FemSuite LLC for allegedly infringing a patent related to an endoscope with a movable camera at its end.

Karl Storz's complaint, filed July 2 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, claims that at least one FemSuite product, the FemEye Two hysteroscope used in gynecological examinations, infringes its patent.

FemSuite has sold the FemEye Two since at least last year through its Web site and at trade shows, according to Karl Storz's...
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