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TMCNet:  Excelsior Medical Files Patent Infringement Suit Against Ivera Medical

[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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