Diomed Expands Litigation Vs. Vascular Solutions With Patent Suit

Law360, New York (March 5, 2004, 12:00 AM EST) -- Diomed has sued rival Vascular Solutions in Massachusetts district court for alleged infringement of its patent for endovascular laser treatments of varicose veins.

The patent infringement lawsuit follows close on the heels of another Diomed suit against Vascular Solutions, filed in the same court on Dec. 11 of last year, in which Diomed alleges that a senior executive at the rival surgical product company misappropriated trade secrets and used them to develop a competing surgical treatment for varicose veins.

That suit also alleges that Vascular Solutions...
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