Cranial Technologies has filed a lawsuit against Ottobock and Active Life, alleging that Ottobock’s MyCRO Band and iFab system infringe Cranial Technologies’ patents for cranial remodeling devices. The lawsuit asserts that Ottobock sold the infringing products to Active Life, and that Active Life operates under Ottobock’s direction and control and for Ottobock’s direct benefit.
The patents in question are:
- Patent No. 10,603,203, titled “Custom Cranial Remodeling Devices Manufactured By Additive Manufacture” issued in 2020
- Patent No. 10,846,925 titled “Method of Manufacture of Custom Cranial Remodeling Devices By Additive Manufacture” issued in 2020
- Patent No. 10,726,617, titled “Method of Manufacture of Custom Headwear by Additive Manufacturing” issued in 2020
- Patent No. 7,242,798, titled “Automatic Selection of Cranial Remodeling Device Configuration” issued in 2007
- Patent No. 7,227,979, titled “Automatic Selection of Cranial Remodeling Device Trim Lines” issued in 2007
The suit was filed in the US District Court for the Central District of California on March 29.