Palomar, Alma End Light-Based Hair Removal Suit

Law360, New York (April 3, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Palomar Medical Systems Inc. and Alma Lasers Ltd. have settled a patent and trade dress infringement suit, marking at least the third time in recent years that Palomar has settled a suit over the same two patents relating to light-based hair removal sytems.

The companies announced Monday that they had reached a pact under which Alma would cover the costs of Palomar’s lawsuit, shell out a 9.5% patent royalty, plus interest, on prior sales of Alma’s laser- and lamp-based hair removal systems beginning in 2003, as...
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