SmileDirectClub has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and is in the process of seeking a buyer to reorganize the company.
The U.S. International Trade Commission reversed an initial ITC ruling that 3Shape had infringed on valid Align Technology patents related to intraoral scanner technology.Read More
As it filed a new lawsuit alleging patent infringement against 3Shape in Texas, Align Technology asked for a separate case to be dismissed.Read More
The lawsuit, filed in Texas federal court, alleges that 3Shape’s intraoral scanners, including the latest TRIOS 4, and associated software infringe on Align’s patents.Read More
The federal bribery and fraud charges against Burris stem from allegations that he paid bribes to and performed free dental work for former Arkansas State Senator Jeremy Hutchinson in exchange for legislation that benefited his Arkansas orthodontic clinics.Read More
SmileDirectClub filed a lawsuit in May against the Georgia Dental Board over a Board rule that says digital scans for fabrication of orthodontic appliances and models must be performed under the supervision of a licensed dentist.Read More
Align Technology alleges patent infringement by 3Shape’s TRIOS intraoral scanning system, Lab Scanners, and Dental and Ortho System Software.Read More
The case, filed in 2016 in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, alleges the three companies violated anti-trust rules by fixing dental prices on dental equipment and supplies.Read More