No Cert For Fresenius In Baxter Dialysis Patent Case

Law360, New York (April 19, 2010, 7:08 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court has turned down Fresenius USA Inc.'s appeal in an infringement suit against Baxter International Inc. over patents for dialysis machines with touch-screen interfaces, allowing a judgment that could generate Baxter millions of dollars in royalties to stand.

On Monday, the Supreme Court denied certiorari to Fresenius, allowing a judgment by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit to stand and tossing two of Baxter's copyright infringement claims but allowing a third to go forward.

Though the Federal Circuit held that...
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