EX-4.7 13 d791313dex47.htm EX-4.7 EX-4.7

Exhibit 4.7

PATENT ASSIGNMENT

This Patent Assignment is made and entered into as of July 24, 2012 by and between

1) Boston Scientific Corporation;

2) Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.; and

3) Boston Scientific Limited

(collectively, the “Assignors”) and Medifocus, Inc. (“Assignee”) (collectively referred to as the “Parties”).

WHEREAS, the Assignors are the owners of certain intellectual property rights, including the patents and patent applications listed on Schedule 1 attached hereto (collectively referred to herein as the “Patents”); and

WHEREAS, for good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which are hereby acknowledged, the Assignors desire to sell, transfer, assign and set over unto Assignee all rights, title, and interest of the Assignors in and to the Patents.

NOW, THEREFORE, the Assignors do hereby sell, assign, transfer and set over unto the Assignee, its successors and assigns, the entire and exclusive right, title and interest in and to all inventions in the United States and throughout the world (with priority rights) in and to the Patents, and in and to any continuations, continuations-in-part, divisions, reissues, extensions and foreign counterparts of the Patents, together with all claims for damages by reason of past infringement of any Patents, with the right to sue for and collect the same. Assignors further agree to execute and have executed all documents, instruments and papers to perform all acts, as deemed reasonably necessary by Assignee to perfect in Assignee the foregoing rights, title and interests, including the execution of any related domestic or foreign application documents, provided that all costs and expenses associated with the recordation of assignment documents shall be born equally by Assignee and Assignor.

This Patent Assignment may be executed simultaneously in two or more counterparts, each of which shall be deemed an original, but all of which together shall constitute one and the same instrument.

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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this Patent Assignment to be duly executed and delivered as of the date first written above.

 

ASSIGNORS:
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION
By:  

/s/ Thomas G. Robinson

Thomas G. Robinson
Vice President, Strategy and Business Development Urology and Women’s Health

 

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS   )
  ) ss.
COUNTY OF MIDDLESEX   )

On this 23rd day of July, 2012, before me, the undersigned, a Notary Public in and for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, duly commissioned and sworn, personally appeared Thomas G. Robinson, to me known to be the Vice President, Strategy and Business Development, Urology and Women’s Health, of Boston Scientific Corporation, the corporation that executed the within and foregoing instrument, and acknowledged said instrument to be free and voluntary deed of said corporation for the uses and the purposes therein mentioned, and on oath stated that he was authorized to execute said instrument.

 

/s/ Evelyn Lewis

(Signature of Notary)

Evelyn Lewis

(Legibly Print or Stamp Name of Notary)
Notary public in and for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts,
residing at  

Worcester

My appointment expires  

July 16, 2015

Acting in the County of:  

Middlesex

[Signature Page to Patent Assignment]


BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC.
By:  

/s/ Vance R. Brown

Vance R. Brown
Vice President and Secretary

 

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS   )
  ) ss.
COUNTY OF Middlesex   )

On this 20th day of July, 2012, before me, the undersigned, a Notary Public in and for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, duly commissioned and sworn, personally appeared Vance R. Brown, to me known to be the Vice President and Secretary of Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc., the corporation that executed the within and foregoing instrument, and acknowledged said instrument to be free and voluntary deed of said corporation for the uses and the purposes therein mentioned, and on oath stated that he was authorized to execute said instrument.

 

/s/ Patricia A. Shea

(Signature of Notary)

Patricia A. Shea

(Legibly Print or Stamp Name of Notary)

 

Notary public in and for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts,
residing at  

Shrewsbury, MA

My appointment expires  

July 6, 2018

Acting in the County of:  

Middlesex

[Signature Page to Patent Assignment]


BOSTON SCIENTIFIC LIMITED
By:  

/s/ Vance R. Brown

Vance R. Brown
Vice President and Secretary

 

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS   )
  ) ss.
COUNTY OF Middlesex   )

On this 20th day of July, 2012, before me, the undersigned, a Notary Public in and for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, duly commissioned and sworn, personally appeared Vance R. Brown, to me known to be the Vice President and Secretary of Boston Scientific Limited, the corporation that executed the within and foregoing instrument, and acknowledged said instrument to be free and voluntary deed of said corporation for the uses and the purposes therein mentioned, and on oath stated that he was authorized to execute said instrument.

 

/s/ Patricia A. Shea

(Signature of Notary)

Patricia A. Shea

(Legibly Print or Stamp Name of Notary)

 

Notary public in and for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts,
residing at  

Shrewsbury, MA

My appointment expires  

July 6, 2018

Acting in the County of:  

Middlesex

[Signature Page to Patent Assignment]


ASSIGNEE:
MEDIFOCUS, INC.
By:  

/s/ Augustine Y. Cheung, Ph.D.

Augustine Y. Cheung, Ph.D.
Chief Executive Officer
[Notary block]

 

/s/ Patricia N. Armiger

(Signature of Notary)

Patricia N. Armiger

(Legibly Print or Stamp Name of Notary)
Notary public in and for the State of Maryland,
My appointment expires  

May 1, 2014

Acting in the County of:  

Anne Arundel

[Signature Page to Patent Assignment]


Schedule 1

Assigned Patents and Patent Applications

 

Country

  

Serial No.

  

Filing Date

  

Application Status

  

Patent/Publication No.

  

Owner

United States    10/264969    10/4/2002    Granted    6,895,282    Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.
PCT    US03/31296    10/03/2003    NAT PHASE   

WO

2004/033037

   Boston Scientific Limited
Australia    2003272824    10/03/2003    Abandoned       Boston Scientific Limited
Canada    2498769    10/03/2003    Abandoned       Boston Scientific Limited
Europe    03755026.6    10/03/2003    Abandoned       Boston Scientific Limited
United States    11/100138    4/5/2005    Pending    2005-0251126    Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.
United States    11/246936    10/6/2005    Pending    2007-0093880 (8,123,705)    Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.
PCT    US06/30100    7/31/2006    NAT PHASE   

WO

2007/044114

   Boston Scientific Limited
Europe    EP06824797       Withdrawn       Boston Scientific Limited
United States    61/017297    12/28/2007    converted       Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.
United States    12/342959    12/23/2008    Pending    2009-0171238    Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.
United States    60/977878    10/5/2007    converted       Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.
United States    12/238589    9/26/2008    Pending    2009-0093733    Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.
PCT    US08/77772    9/26/2008    Abandoned   

WO

2009/045868

   Boston Scientific Limited
United States    61/014535    12/18/2007    converted       Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.
United States    12/335073    12/15/2008    Pending    2009-0157070    Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.
United States    09/597234    6/20/2000    Granted    6,477,426    Boston Scientific Corporation
PCT    US01/19689    6/20/2001    NAT PHASE   

WO

2001/098764

   Boston Scientific Corporation
Canada    2408627    6/20/2001    Pending    2408627    Boston Scientific Corporation
China    01811529.2    6/20/2001    Abandoned    EP1292362    Boston Scientific Corporation


Country

  

Serial No.

  

Filing Date

  

Application Status

  

Patent/Publication No.

  

Owner

Europe    01948516.8    6/20/2001    Granted    EP1292362    Boston Scientific Corporation
Spain    01948516.8    6/20/2001    Granted    EP1292362    Boston Scientific Corporation
Germany    01948516.8    6/20/2001    Granted    EP1292362    Boston Scientific Corporation
France    01948516.8    6/20/2001    Granted    EP1292362    Boston Scientific Corporation
United Kingdom    01948516.8    6/20/2001    Granted    EP1292362    Boston Scientific Corporation
Ireland    01948516.8    6/20/2001    Granted    EP1292362    Boston Scientific Corporation
Italy    01948516.8    6/20/2001    Granted    EP1292362    Boston Scientific Corporation
India    IN/PCT/2002/01362    6/20/2001    Abandoned       Boston Scientific Corporation
Japan    2002-504476    6/20/2001    Granted    JP 4503229    Boston Scientific Corporation
Mexico    PA/a/2002/012687    6/20/2001    Granted    MX 227252    Boston Scientific Corporation
Hong Kong    03106147.6    6/20/2001    Abandoned       Boston Scientific Corporation
United States    10/247747    9/20/2002    Granted    2003-0069619 (6,788,977)    Boston Scientific Corporation
PCT    US03/28898    9/16/2003    NAT PHASE   

WO

2004/026098

   Boston Scientific Corporation
Canada    2498166    9/16/2003    Pending       Boston Scientific Corporation
China    03822401.1    9/16/2003    Abandoned       Boston Scientific Corporation
Europe    03749674.2    9/16/2003    Published    EP1555955    Boston Scientific Corporation
Hong Kong    06101085.8    9/16/2003    Abandoned       Boston Scientific Corporation
India    551/KOLNP/2005    9/16/2003    Abandoned       Boston Scientific Corporation
Japan    2004-534347    9/16/2003    Granted    JP 4559860    Boston Scientific Corporation
Mexico    PA/a/2005/003015    9/16/2003    Abandoned       Boston Scientific Corporation
United States    10/436500    05/13/2003    Granted    7,837,720    Boston Scientific Corporation
PCT    US04/14768    5/11/2004    NAT PHASE   

WO

2005/007000

   Boston Scientific Corporation
Canada    2524901    5/11/2004    Pending       Boston Scientific Corporation
China    200480013080.9    5/11/2004    Abandoned       Boston Scientific Corporation


Country

  

Serial No.

  

Filing Date

  

Application Status

  

Patent/Publication No.

  

Owner

Europe    04775978.2    5/11/2004    Granted    EP1622531B1    Boston Scientific Corporation
Germany    04775978.2    5/11/2004    Granted    EP1622531B1    Boston Scientific Corporation
France    04775978.2    5/11/2004    Granted    EP1622531B1    Boston Scientific Corporation
United Kingdom    04775978.2    5/11/2004    Granted    EP1622531B1    Boston Scientific Corporation
Ireland    04775978.2    5/11/2004    Granted    EP1622531B1    Boston Scientific Corporation
Italy    04775978.2    5/11/2004    Granted    EP1622531B1    Boston Scientific Corporation
Hong Kong    06108315.5    5/11/2004    Abandoned    1087904A    Boston Scientific Corporation
India    2482/KOLNP/2005    5/11/2004    Abandoned       Boston Scientific Corporation
Japan    2006-532966    5/11/2004    Granted    JP 4568283    Boston Scientific Corporation
Mexico    PA/a/2005/012161    5/11/2004    Abandoned       Boston Scientific Corporation
United States    12/902636    10/12/2010    Pending    2011-0028886    Boston Scientific Corporation
Europe    06000041.1    06/20/2001    Granted    EP1647305B1    Boston Scientific Corporation
Germany    60143775.6    06/20/2001    Granted    EP1647305B1    Boston Scientific Corporation
France    06000041.1    06/20/2001    Granted    EP1647305B1    Boston Scientific Corporation
Great Britain    06000041.1    06/20/2001    Granted    EP1647305B1    Boston Scientific Corporation
Ireland    06000041.1    06/20/2001    Granted    EP1647305B1    Boston Scientific Corporation
Italy    06000041.1    06/20/2001    Granted    EP1647305B1    Boston Scientific Corporation
Hong Kong    06110990.3    06/20/2001    Abandoned       Boston Scientific Corporation
Europe    10179144.0    06/20/2001    Pending       Boston Scientific Corporation
United States    60/664699    3/24/2005    converted       Boston Scientific Corporation
United States    11/280199    11/17/2005    Pending    2006-0216275    Boston Scientific Corporation
PCT    US06/10505    3/22/2006    NAT PHASE   

WO

2006/102471

   Boston Scientific Corporation
Canada    2602065    3/22/2006    Pending       Boston Scientific Corporation
Europe    6739341.3    3/22/2006    Pending       Boston Scientific Corporation


Country

  

Serial No.

  

Filing Date

  

Application Status

  

Patent/Publication No.

  

Owner

United States    11/527688    9/27/2006    Pending    2007-0077230    Boston Scientific Corporation
PCT    US06/37569    9/27/2006    NAT PHASE   

WO

2008/039188

   Boston Scientific Corporation
Europe    06815516.7    9/27/2006    Pending       Boston Scientific Corporation
United States    09/954194    9/18/2001    Granted    6,958,075    Boston Scientific Corporation
PCT    US02/29048       NAT PHASE   

WO

2003/028572

   Boston Scientific Corporation
Europe    02800330.9       Granted    EP1435868B1    Boston Scientific Corporation
Austria    02800330.9       Abandoned    EP1435868B1    Boston Scientific Corporation
Belgium    02800330.9       Granted    EP1435868B1    Boston Scientific Corporation
Germany    02800330.9       Granted    EP1435868B1    Boston Scientific Corporation
Denmark    02800330.9       Abandoned    EP1435868B1    Boston Scientific Corporation
Spain    02800330.9       Abandoned    EP1435868B1    Boston Scientific Corporation
Finland    02800330.9       Abandoned    EP1435868B1    Boston Scientific Corporation
France    02800330.9       Granted    EP1435868B1    Boston Scientific Corporation
United Kingdom    02800330.9       Granted    EP1435868B1    Boston Scientific Corporation
Italy    02800330.9       Granted    EP1435868B1    Boston Scientific Corporation
Netherlands    02800330.9       Granted    EP1435868B1    Boston Scientific Corporation
Sweden    02800330.9       Granted    EP1435868B1    Boston Scientific Corporation
Canada    2460907       Pending    2460907    Boston Scientific Corporation
China    02142696.1       Abandoned       Boston Scientific Corporation
Hong Kong    05100145.9       Abandoned       Boston Scientific Corporation
India    378/KOLNP/2004       Abandoned       Boston Scientific Corporation
Japan    2003-531912       Granted    JP 4292259    Boston Scientific Corporation
Mexico    PA/a/2004/002564       Abandoned       Boston Scientific Corporation
United States    10/879288    6/30/2004    Granted    7,811,313    Boston Scientific Corporation


Country

  

Serial No.

  

Filing Date

  

Application Status

  

Patent/Publication No.

  

Owner

United States    12/849458    8/3/2010    Pending    2010-0298913    Boston Scientific Corporation
United States    60/356750    2/15/2002    converted       Boston Scientific Corporation
United States    10/504302    2/19/2003    Granted    7,833,220    Boston Scientific Corporation
PCT    US03/04512    2/19/2003    NAT PHASE   

WO

2003/070298

   Boston Scientific Corporation
Canada    2476078    2/19/2003    Pending       Boston Scientific Corporation
China    03804947.3    2/19/2003    Abandoned       Boston Scientific Corporation
Europe    03742756.4    2/19/2003    Pending       Boston Scientific Corporation
Hong Kong    05105400.8    2/19/2003    Abandoned       Boston Scientific Corporation
India    1164/KOLNP/2004    2/19/2003    Abandoned       Boston Scientific Corporation
Japan    2003-569251    2/19/2003    Granted    JP 4362373    Boston Scientific Corporation
Mexico    PA/a/2004/007897    2/19/2003    Abandoned       Boston Scientific Corporation
United States    12/902858    10/12/2010    Pending    2011-0034976    Boston Scientific Corporation