Tyco, Applied Medical Patent Battle To Move Ahead

Law360, New York (February 22, 2010, 5:47 PM EST) -- A protracted patent infringement suit brought by Tyco Healthcare Group LP against Applied Medical Resources Corp. over medical devices will rage on following a magistrate judge's rejection of summary judgment bids by both parties.

Magistrate Judge Keith F. Giblin of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas shot down Tyco's motion for summary judgment Friday, and denied Applied Medical's motion Monday.

Tyco claims that Applied Medical has willfully infringed five patents for valve systems used in minimally invasive surgery in the production and...
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