Nova Contract Claims Nixed Again In Roche IP Suit

Law360, New York (February 24, 2011, 2:22 PM EST) -- A Delaware federal judge on Wednesday shot down Nova Biomedical Corp.'s allegations that Roche Diagnostic Operations Inc. stole trade secrets and breached a confidentiality agreement, clearing the way for cross-appeals in the companies' glucose monitoring technology patent fight.

Judge Leonard P. Stark of the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware denied Nova's renewed motion for a judgment as a matter of law that Roche is liable for breach of contract and unfair competition.

In nixing the renewed motion, Judge Stark accepted the reasoning of...
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