Complaint filed by Altair Instrucments against QVC, Inc. and HoMedics USA, LLC

On July 2, 2018, Altair Instruments, Inc. (“Plaintiff”) filed a complaint against QVC, Inc. and HoMedics USA, LLC (“Defendant”) asserting infringement of U.S. Patent No. 6,241,739 (“the ’739 patent”). The ’739 patent is assigned to the Plaintiff and is drawn to a microdermabrasion device and method of treating the skin surface. The Plaintiff is asserting that Defendant is infringing the ’739 patent by making, using, importing, selling, and/or offering for sale its microdermabrasion device called “Radiance.” The case remains pending and is caption 2-18-cv-05799.

By: Judy Kim