MarcTec Fights $5M Cordis Award In Fed. Circ.

Law360, Washington (July 8, 2011, 4:42 PM EDT) -- Medical device maker MarcTec LLC told the Federal Circuit on Friday that $4.7 million in legal fees awarded to Cordis Corp. in a suit over stent patents was unwarranted, arguing it was not guilty of alleged litigation misconduct.

An Illinois federal judge handed down the award in February 2010, following a ruling in September 2009 granting Cordis' motion for summary judgment of noninfringement of two MarcTec patents related to the inclusion of certain materials in surgical devices.

The district judge found that MarcTec's case, in which...
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