Medical Device Co. Accused Of Infringing RFID Patent

Law360, New York (November 6, 2017, 6:22 PM EST) -- Olive Shade LLC on Monday hit medical device maker Medacta USA Inc. with a patent infringement suit in Illinois federal court over its alleged use of patents held by Olive Shade in an RFID-enabled medical supply case.

Texas-based Olive Shade, an apparent nonpracticing entity that has filed several other patent infringement suits against other medical companies, alleges Medacta violated a patent it holds for tracking medical devices with radio-frequency identification signals.

“Defendant has directly infringed and continues to directly infringe at least” one claim of Olive...
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