|[February 13, 2014]
Excelsior Medical Files Patent Infringement Suit Against Ivera Medical
NEPTUNE, N.J. --(Business Wire)--
Excelsior Medical Corp. today announced that it has filed a lawsuit
against Ivera Medical, Inc. for patent infringement arising under the
patent laws of the United States of America, 35 U.S.C. � 1, et seq. The
suit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of New
Jersey, Case No. 3:14-cv-00852-NLH-AMD (News - Alert).
The Excelsior suit claims that Ivera is manufacturing, marketing and
selling throughout the United States a line of products, the Curos Strip
and Curos Tips, that infringe upon U.S. Patent No. 8,647,326, entitled
"Sterilization Caps and Systems and Associated Methods," relating to a
system of medical luer connector caps, which was duly and legally issued
by the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Excelsior holds an exclusive license to this patent under an agreement
with Catheter Connections, Inc.
About Excelsior Medical Incorporated
Excelsior Medical Corporation is a privately held medical device company
with a primary focus on innovative catheter maintenance products that
improve disinfection and may reduce medication errors and healthcare
costs. The company manufactures and sells SwabCap and SwabFlush for the
disinfection and protection of IV needleless connectors. Formed in 1989,
Excelsior also manufactures and sells prefilled saline flush syringes,
prefilled heparin lock-flush syringes, and syringe pump systems. For
more information, call 800-487-4276 or access www.excelsiormedical.com.
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