Key Wins For Baxter Nixed In Dialysis Patent Suit

Law360, New York (September 10, 2009, 6:53 PM EDT) -- Baxter Inc. may lose millions in royalties after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on Thursday tossed most of a judgment against rival Fresenius USA Inc., which Baxter accused of infringing patents for kidney dialysis machines.

The Federal Circuit reversed in part a district court judgment that underpinned a hefty royalties award to Baxter from Fresenius.

The two companies are at odds over three patents for kidney dialysis machines with touch screens, which Baxter said were infringed when Fresenius brought its popular 2008K...
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