UK Court Finds Smith & Nephew Infringed Kinetic’s IP

Law360, New York (June 24, 2010, 1:31 PM EDT) -- A U.K. court has found that medical device manufacturer Smith & Nephew PLC has infringed rival Kinetic Concepts Inc.’s two patents covering negative-pressure wound therapy.

The Patents Court of the High Court of Justice Chancery Division held that the two patents were violated by the London-based company’s Renasys Go pumps and canisters as well as its Renasys EZ canisters, according to releases by both companies Wednesday.

San Antonio, Texas-based Kinetic said the court also ruled that the patents asserted in its suit — EP Numbers 0777504...
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