Infringement Claims Nixed In VNUS Vein Treatment Suit

Law360, New York (August 12, 2010, 5:34 PM EDT) -- Total Vein Solutions LLC has won its bid to toss direct and contributory infringement claims in VNUS Medical Technologies Inc.'s suit accusing the company and two other rivals of infringing its patents covering laser treatments for varicose veins.

Judge Maxine M. Chesney of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on Wednesday granted TVS' motion for summary judgment on the plaintiff's contributory infringement claim as it relates to three of TVS' accused products, but refused to toss the claim as it pertains to...
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