MedIdea Seeks Rehearing Of Patent Suit Transfer

Law360, New York (July 13, 2010, 4:21 PM EDT) -- MedIdea LLC is seeking an en banc review of an appeals court's decision to transfer its patent infringement suit against orthopedic device maker Zimmer Holdings Inc. out of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, claiming that the panel substituted its own discretion for the trial court's.

The patent-holding company filed its petition for rehearing in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on Friday, maintaining that a three-judge panel of the court erred in vacating the district court's denial of...
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