Bausch & Lomb Sues Novartis' CIBA Vision Over Contact-Lens Patent

Law360, New York (November 6, 2003, 12:00 AM EST) -- Bausch & Lomb filed a lawsuit against CIBA Vision, the eyecare unit of Novartis , for infringement of a Bausch & Lomb patent that relates to a method of making contact lenses, Bausch & Lomb said Thursday.

The lawsuit filed Thursday in U.S. District Court in Rochester, New York, alleges that CIBA Vision infringes Bausch & Lomb's patented method of cast molding contact lenses in which oxygen is removed from the plastic mold pieces prior to casting the lenses.

"Based on documents and statements CIBA Vision...
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