Edwards Keeps $74M Award In CoreValve Patent Suit

Law360, New York (February 8, 2011, 7:57 PM EST) -- A federal judge has denied post-trial motions in a patent dispute between Edwards Lifesciences Corp. and Medtronic Inc. subsidiary CoreValve Inc., affirming a jury verdict that awarded $73.5 million to Edwards over infringement of its catheter heart valve technology.

Judge Gregory Sleet of the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware on Monday denied Medtronic's motions seeking a new trial, a limitation of damages and judgment as a matter of law, while rejecting Edwards' bids for trebled damages, a permanent injunction of Medtronic's CoreValve products...
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