Austin, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–DentalMonitoring SAS, the inventor of the world’s first AI-driven remote monitoring and analytics solution for orthodontics, announced today that it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Align Technology, Inc. – the makers of Invisalign®. The lawsuit is pending in the Northern District of California.
In the lawsuit, DentalMonitoring alleges that Align Technology’s Virtual Care AI solution infringes on DentalMonitoring’s US patent numbers 10,755,409; 11,049,248; and 11,109,945.
Commenting on the legal action, Philippe Salah, CEO and co-founder of DentalMonitoring says: “DentalMonitoring was founded in 2014 and introduced the world’s first AI-driven remote monitoring solution for orthodontics. We have invested €150 million to date and have over 200 patents and pending patent applications to cover the intellectual property we have created. We have the full support of our board of directors, investors and employees to take decisive action to defend against any infringement of our patents. We are confident that the US courts will rule in our favor.”
“DentalMonitoring has always been focused on innovation and has invested heavily in research and development with the goal of helping our customers advance oral care. It is in our DNA and we cannot condone others exploiting our intellectual property without some commercial agreement. We thank our customers, key thought leaders and employees for their support and contributions to what DentalMonitoring has achieved to date.”
About DentalMonitoring – www.dental-monitoring.com
DentalMonitoring started with a simple idea: oral care should be connected and continuous – also outside the practice. The company has created the world’s first virtual practice platform in dentistry, protected by more than 200 patents and pending patent applications, to meet the rapidly changing expectations of patients. With the industry’s largest database of dental images, DentalMonitoring has developed the most advanced and comprehensive physician-driven AI solutions to help dental professionals deliver superior care and a better patient experience. From patient lead engagement and conversion, providing treatment options through AI-generated reporting and advanced smile simulations, to remote monitoring and analysis for all types of orthodontic treatments, DentalMonitoring’s unique platform puts orthodontic and dental professionals in complete control of streamlined assessments and communication. DentalMonitoring has more than 500 employees in 18 countries and 9 offices, including Paris, Austin, London, Sydney, Tokyo and Hong Kong.