Navigation Links
ResMed Takes Action to Enforce Patents

SAN DIEGO, March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ResMed, an innovator and pioneer in developing products for the treatment of sleep-disordered breathing and respiratory conditions, has filed parallel legal actions in the International Trade Commission (ITC) and in U.S. federal court to stop the infringement of ResMed patents.


ResMed filed the actions against Taiwanese manufacturer APEX Medical and its U.S. distributor, Medical Depot, Inc., doing business as Drive Medical Design and Manufacturing. ResMed alleges that multiple ResMed patents are infringed by several APEX products, including:

  • The APEX WiZARD 210 and WiZARD 220 masks
  • The identical Freedom 210 and Freedom 220 masks made by APEX and sold by Medical Depot
  • The APEX iCH and XT Fit flow generators
  • ResMed is asking the ITC to stop the importation and sales of these products in the United States, and it is asking the U.S. federal court to stop the infringement and award damages against the defendants.

    "For more than two decades, ResMed has generated significant advances in innovative products for sleep-disordered breathing therapy," said ResMed global general counsel and chief administrative officer David Pendarvis . "We invest over a hundred million dollars in research and development each year to fuel these advances and other companies should not be allowed to infringe ResMed's intellectual property by using our technology."

    About ResMed:
    ResMed is a global leader in the development, manufacturing and marketing of medical products for the diagnosis, treatment and management of respiratory disorders, with a focus on sleep-disordered breathing. The company is dedicated to developing innovative products to improve the lives of those who suffer from these conditions and to increasing awareness among patients and healthcare professionals of the potentially serious health consequences of untreated sleep-disordered breathing. For more information on ResMed, visit News Media For the Finance and Investor CommunityGretchen Griswold 

    Constance BienfaitDirector, Global Corporate Communications 

    Director, Investor RelationsO: 858-836-6789 


    SOURCE ResMed Inc.
    Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
    All rights reserved

    Related medicine technology :

    1. ResMed Inc. Announces Plan To Initiate Dividend And Update On Chief Executive Officer Succession
    2. ResMed Launches Narval™ CC Mandibular Repositioning Device in the US
    3. ResMed Announces Conference Call And Webcast To Discuss Fourth Quarter And Fiscal Year-End 2012 Results
    4. ResMed Inc. Announces Record Financial Results For The Quarter And Twelve Months Ended June 30, 2012
    5. ResMed Inc. Announces Record Financial Results for the Quarter Ended September 30, 2012
    6. ResMed Inc. Announces Exchange Rate For Upcoming Dividend Payment
    7. ResMed Inc. Announces Record Financial Results For The Quarter Ended And Six Months Ended December 31, 2012
    8. Buoyed by Forecasts, Where 2013 Leads - Research Report on ResMed Inc., Zimmer Holdings, Inc., Waters Corporation, Covidien PLC, and Medtronic, Inc.
    9. In basic science, sometimes it takes individual benefactors like Roys Poyiadjis to fuel innovation
    10. Takes Aim at Youth Obesity, Set to Launch Youth Fitness Equipment
    11. Rivalz Sports Group, Inc Sportstalk Station WRSO 810 AM Orlando Officially Takes Over And Goes Live With Sports Programming
    Post Your Comments:
    (Date:6/24/2016)... The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) ... would allow biopharmaceutical companies to more easily share health ... and coverage decisions, a move that addresses the growing ... The recommendations address restrictions in the sharing of ... label, a prohibition that hinders decision makers from accessing ...
    (Date:6/24/2016)... , June 24, 2016 According ... by Type (Standard Pen Needles, Safety Pen Needles), Needle ... GLP-1, Growth Hormone), Mode of Purchase (Retail, Non-Retail) - ... This report studies the market for the forecast period ... reach USD 2.81 Billion by 2021 from USD 1.65 ...
    (Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016  MedSource announced ... as its e-clinical software solution of choice.  This ... best possible value to their clients by offering ... The preferred relationship establishes nowEDC as the EDC ... for MedSource,s full-service clients.  "nowEDC has long been ...
    Breaking Medicine Technology:
    (Date:6/25/2016)... FL (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... The temporary closing of Bruton Memorial ... Plant City Observer , brings up a new, often overlooked aspect of head lice: the ... closing for fumigation is not a common occurrence, but a necessary one in the event ...
    (Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... On Friday, June 10, Van ... Wellness at Work award to iHire in recognition of their exemplary accomplishments in worksite ... 7th annual Maryland Workplace Health & Wellness Symposium at the BWI Marriott in Linthicum ...
    (Date:6/24/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Marcy was in a crisis. Her son James, eight, was out of control. ... and physically. , “When something upset him, he couldn’t control his emotions,” remembers Marcy. ... rocks at my other children and say he was going to kill them. If ...
    (Date:6/24/2016)... NY (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... Topical BioMedics, Inc, makers of Topricin ... companies that call for a minimum wage raise to $12 an hour by 2020 and ... This will restore the lost value of the minimum wage, assure the wage floor does ...
    (Date:6/24/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... is actively feeding the Frederick area economy by obtaining investment capital for emerging ... the past 2½ years that have already resulted in more than a million ...
    Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):