3M Unitek Enforces Patent Rights Against Orthodontic Braces Manufacturer Guangzhou Riton in Germany
3M Unitek, doing business as TOP-Service fuer Lingulatechnik GmbH, and 3M Deutschland GmbH, announced today that they have served Guangzhou Riton Biomaterial Co., Ltd. (Riton) with a lawsuit alleging infringement of 3M's patent related to lingual orthodontic braces.
3M's European Patent 1474064, “Modular System for Customized Orthodontic Appliances” covers 3M™ Unitek™ Incognito™ Lingual Braces. Incognito lingual braces address the demand for effective and invisible orthodontic solutions. Unlike conventional braces, the Incognito system is bonded to the tongue side of teeth.
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