Invisalign Maker Says Rival Is Infringing Scanner Cover IP
Law360 (November 5, 2018, 9:12 PM EST) -- The creator of Invisalign and dental scanners accused an Israel-based rival of infringing its design and trademarks covering sterile sleeves for the scanners so it could sell its similar but allegedly inferior product, according to a suit in California federal court.
Align Technology Inc., which pioneered Invisalign orthodontic trays and the iTero dental scanner, said in its suit filed Thursday that Strauss Diamond Instruments Inc. is using the dental giant's intellectual property for an intraoral scanner sleeve to market a similar device, putting Align at a disadvantage in the market.
U.S. Patent Number D774,193 covers the design of Align's iTero disposable...
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