PTAB Denies Institution of Inter Partes Review of B. Braun Melsungen AG Patents

December 1, 2017 – The Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“PTAB”) denied institution of inter partes review of two B. Braun Melsungen AG patents: U.S. Patent Nos. 8,333,735 and 8,540,728, both entitled “Catheter insertion device.”  The cases are IPR2017-01583 and IPR2017-01584 respectively, and the petitions were filed by Becton, Dickinson and Company.

By: Katherine E. Adams

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