Medtronic Updates Stent Report Targeting Abbott

Law360, New York (May 21, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has allowed Medtronic Inc. to bolster its infringement allegations against Abbott Laboratories by including portions but not all of a supplemental report by Medtronic’s stent expert.

Magistrate Judge Edward M. Chen of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California granted in part Abbott’s motion to strike the supplemental report in its entirety, ruling that certain analysis about the shape of Abbott’s accused stent may be added to the record.

The supplemental report by Medtronic’s expert Dr. Robert Eberhart contains additional...
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