Bausch & Lomb Withdraws Patent Suit Vs. Inverness

Law360, New York (March 14, 2005, 12:00 AM EST) -- Bausch & Lomb has withdrawn its patent infringement lawsuit filed last week against Inverness Medical Innovations Inc., which the eye care maker said was based on erroneous information.

Bausch & Lomb withdrew the suit after receiving a written representation from Inverness Medical Innovations that neither it nor its subsidiaries sold private-label eye vitamins alleged to infringe Bausch & Lomb's patent rights to the antioxidant and mineral formula in Bausch & Lomb's Ocuvite PreserVision nutritional supplements.

“This matter was able to be clarified quickly as a result...
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