BIOLASE(R) Files False Advertising Lawsuit Against Competitors

BIOLASE(R) Files False Advertising Lawsuit Against Competitors 
IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/21/14 --  BIOLASE, Inc. (NASDAQ:
BIOL), the world's leading manufacturer and distributor of dental
lasers, including the Company's proprietary WaterLase(R), and a
pioneer in laser surgery in other medical specialties, as well as a
distributor of digital radiography and GalaxyBioMill(TM) CAD/CAM
systems for dentistry, today announced that it filed a lawsuit in the
United States District Court for the Central District of California
against Fotona d.d. and Technology4Medicine L.L.C., two of its
competitors (together "the Defendants"). The lawsuit alleges six
causes of action, and claims that the Defendants have made false and
misleading statements regarding BIOLASE's products, technology, and
management. The lawsuit, filed on February 20, 2014, seeks both cash
damages and injunctive relief. 
Federico Pignatelli, Chairman and CEO, stated, "BIOLASE is committed
to fair competition. When we believe our competitors have been
competing unlawfully we will be very aggressive in protecting our
legal rights." 
About BIOLASE, Inc.
 BIOLASE, Inc. is a biomedical company that
develops, manufactures, and markets innovative lasers in dentistry
and medicine and also markets and distributes high-end 2D and 3D
digital imaging equipment and CAD/CAM intraoral scanners and
in-office milling machines; products that are focused on technologies
that advance the practice of dentistry and medicine. The Company's
proprietary laser products incorporate approximately 300 patented and
patent-pending technologies designed to provide biologically
clinically superior performance with less pain and faster recovery
times. Its innovative products provide cutting-edge technology at
competitive prices to deliver the best results for dentists and
patients. BIOLASE's principal products are revolutionary dental laser
systems that perform a broad range of dental procedures, including
cosmetic and complex surgical applications, and a full line of dental
imaging equipment. BIOLASE has sold more than 24,800 lasers. Other
laser products under development address ophthalmology and other
medical and consumer markets. 
For updates and information on WaterLase and laser dentistry, find
BIOLASE online at, Facebook at, Twitter at,
Pinterest at, LinkedIn at, Google+ at, Instagram at and YouTube at  
BIOLASE(R) and WaterLase(R) are registered trademarks of BIOLASE,
For further information, please contact: 
Michael Porter
Porter, LeVay & Rose, Inc. 
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