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Handheld ultrasound patent dispute

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

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SonoSite countersues General Electric July 5 in response to a patent infringement claim regarding ultrasound technology filed by GE May 15 in a U.S. District Court in Wisconsin. The patents in question involve miniaturizing ultrasound equipment to make it easily portable. SonoSite, spun off from ATL Ultrasound in 1999, offers five different "mini-laptop-sized" ultrasound systems including MicroMaxx and Titan. GE markets several compact ultrasound products of its own, including Logiq i and Vivid i, as part of its diversified imaging portfolio...

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