Monaghan Medical Corp. Seeks Declaratory Judgment against Smiths Medical ASD over Positive Expiratory Pressure Device with Bypass

On June 12, 2017, Plaintiff Monaghan Medical sought declaratory judgment against Defendant Smiths Medical in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware on June 9, 2017.  The patent-at-issue is U.S. Patent No. 7,059,324 B2 entitled “Positive Expiratory Pressure Device With Bypass.” Monaghan Medical alleges that its Aerobika® device, a handheld oscillating positive expiratory pressure (OPEP) device, does not and has not infringed any claim of the patent-at-issue.  The case is captioned Monaghan Medical Corp. v. Smiths Medical ASD, Inc., 1-17-cv-00712.

By: Monica Chou.