Federal Circuit Rules For Tyco Unit In Patent Suit Vs. Masimo

Law360, New York (April 12, 2005, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has revived a lawsuit filed by Tyco International Ltd.'s Nellcor unit against Masimo Corp. over a patent for machines that measure the oxygen content in blood.

The Washington, DC appeals court said a judge in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California who threw out the case made errors in claim construction that affected the judgment.

Nelllcor had sued Masimo over a patent for pulse oximeters, medical devices that measure the level of oxygen...
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