Five lawsuits filed against medical device companies including Boston Scientific and Philips are transferred to the U.S. District Court for Massachusetts.
A quintet of patent infringement lawsuits filed by Body Science LLC against Boston Scientific  (NYSE:BSX ), Philips  (NYSE:PHG ) and Polar Electro have been transferred to a Massachusetts federal court.
Body Science LLC sued sued the 3 medical device companies in federal courts in Illinois, California, Minnesota, New York and the Bay State, alleging that the medical device companies' wireless patient monitoring systems violate a pair of Body Science patents.
The pair of patents cover "Wireless Medical Diagnosis and Monitoring Equipment." Body Science alleges  that BSX's Latitude system, which monitors certain Boston Scientific defibrillator models and wirelessly beams the data to physicians, violates its patents.