SOURCE: ClearCorrect, LLC

May 12, 2011 12:49 ET

ClearCorrect Announces Its Countersuit Against Align Technology

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - May 12, 2011) - ClearCorrect, LLC, a manufacturer of transparent orthodontic aligners, commonly known as clear braces or invisible braces, announces its countersuit against Align Technology in the patent infringement suit Align filed on March 2, 2011.

ClearCorrect's countersuit asks the Court to declare 408 of Align's patent claims and 10 of its patents invalid. To see the entirety of ClearCorrect's 246-page "answer and counterclaims," please go to http://blog.clearcorrect.com.

The countersuit cites much of the evidence raised in Align's previous patent case against Ormco Corporation, which resulted in a federal court ruling that 11 of Align's patent claims were invalid.

About ClearCorrect, LLC

Headquartered in Houston, Texas, ClearCorrect was founded by dentists to serve the dental and orthodontic industry by providing a superior and more affordable clear aligner system. The company's modern, needs-based approach for serving doctors and patients has earned it a leadership position within the dental industry. For information about ClearCorrect, the company, and its products, please visit www.ClearCorrect.com or call 1-888-331-3323.