Conceptus, Hologic Nix Non-IP Claims In Patent Spat

Law360, New York (August 18, 2010, 2:34 PM EDT) -- Medical device makers Conceptus Inc. and Hologic Inc. have decided to trim a patent infringement spat over their competing permanent, noninvasive contraceptive systems by dropping all unfair competition claims and counterclaims, allowing the case to move forward on patent claims alone.

Judge William H. Alsup for the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California signed off on a stipulation of voluntary dismissal of all unfair competition claims and counterclaims in the suit with prejudice on Tuesday, noting that the dismissal was pursuant to a...
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