Hologic Triumphs In Mammogram Cushion IP Suit

Law360, New York (July 18, 2011, 4:03 PM EDT) -- A Massachusetts federal jury on Friday ruled that IZI Medical Products LLC infringed two patents asserted by Hologic Inc. in a suit over a breast cushion that reduces discomfort during mammograms, delivering the verdict about three months after Hologic filed suit.

Following a five-day trial in Boston, the jury returned a verdict in Hologic's favor regarding two of three asserted patent claims, but said IZI had not infringed a third patent.

“We are extremely gratified, both with the court for getting us to trial so quickly...
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