2/14/2008 9:52:57 AM
INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tissue Extraction Devices, LLC, a privately held Indianapolis-based company focused on developing innovative medical devices, today announced that it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ: HOLX) and wholly-owned subsidiary, Suros Surgical Systems, Inc. Tissue Extraction Devices strongly believes that many fundamental aspects of Hologic / Suros’ ATEC® line of breast biopsy systems infringe Tissue Extraction Devices’ U.S. Patent No. 7,316,726. The suit was filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois – Eastern Division. Tissue Extraction Devices is seeking monetary damages for past infringement and an injunction to prohibit Hologic and Suros from continuing to infringe the ‘726 Patent.
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