Federal Circuit Upholds Lower Court's Ruling In Patent Suit Over Laser Eye Surgery Technology

Law360, New York (March 30, 2004, 12:00 AM EST) -- The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has ruled in favor of Japan’s Nidek, affirming a lower court’s decision that a device for laser eye surgery did not infringe patents held by Summit Technology Inc.

In a detailed opinion, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed the district court’s judgment as a matter of law in favor of Nidek.

“The district court, in a careful and comprehensive analysis, correctly found that Summit failed to present more than a mere scintilla of evidence to...
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