Volcano Ordered To Pay $5M In LightLab Laser Fight

Law360, New York (February 17, 2011, 3:14 PM EST) -- A Massachusetts judge has awarded St. Jude Medical Inc. subsidiary LightLab Imaging Inc. more than $5 million for Volcano Corp.'s violations of state consumer protection law, but rejected the majority of LightLab's trade secret claims in a fight over laser technologies.

Judge Margaret R. Hinkle of the Massachusetts Superior Court entered a final judgment on Feb. 10 that incorporated three prior decisions finding that Volcano and its subsidiary Axsun Technologies Inc. engaged in unfair business practices, and that the defendants had misappropriated only three of 30...
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