Jury Sides With Johns Hopkins In Patent Case

Law360, New York (June 18, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal jury has awarded $690,875 to the Johns Hopkins University and Arrow International Inc., which alleged that Datascope Corp. infringed three of their patents on a device that clears blood clots from vascular grafts in hemodialysis patients.

As part of the verdict, the jury in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland found Friday that the patents were infringed and not invalid. Ira E. Silfin, an attorney for Amster Rothstein & Ebenstein LLP who represented the plaintiffs in the case, said the award...
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