RyMed, ICU Get New Trial In IV Valve Patent Fight

Law360, New York (September 26, 2011, 4:56 PM EDT) -- A Delaware federal judge on Monday granted RyMed Technologies Inc. and ICU Medical Inc. a new trial in their dispute over whether RyMed's IV connectors infringe one of ICU's medical valve patents.

After a jury ruled in December that RyMed's products infringed two of the patents asserted by ICU in its complaint, both parties asked for a new trial regarding certain claims in U.S. Patent Number 5,685,866. ICU challenged the jury's failure to find that RyMed had willfully infringed the patents, and RyMed sought a judgment...
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