Medical Device Makers Take Dispute Over Wrinkle Treatment To Court

Law360, New York (August 11, 2004, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Medical device maker Artes Medical, Inc. has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against rival BioForm Medical, Inc. over an off-label method for correcting wrinkles.

The lawsuit, filed in the in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California, seeks a preliminary and permanent injunction, treble damages, attorney's fees, costs and expenses against BioForm for the sale of its products.

The motion for preliminary injunction asks the court to immediately enjoin BioForm from further manufacture, use, sales, or offers to sell its Radiance, Radiesse, and...
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