Swisslog Prevails In McKesson Drug Dispenser IP Suit

Law360, New York (March 31, 2011, 5:32 PM EDT) -- A Delaware jury ruled Tuesday that logistics provider Swisslog Italia SpA did not infringe two patents held by a McKesson Corp. unit for robotic systems to automate the dispensing of drugs in pharmacies.

Based on the verdict, Judge Sue L. Robinson of the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware entered judgment in favor of Swisslog on Thursday.

The jury, which deliberated for two days after a week-long trial, ruled that none of the 11 claims of the two patents-in-suit were infringed nor were invalid...
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