Boston Scientific Wins Patent Suit Vs. J&J Unit In Netherlands

Law360, New York (June 10, 2005, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A Dutch court has ruled that a Johnson & Johnson subsidiary, Cordis Europa, infringed a patent for medical device maker Boston Scientific's balloon catheter.

The court's decision gives Boston Scientific the right to damages and to an injunction against Cordis' manufacturing, using, or selling the infringing catheters in the Netherlands, the company said.

"We are very pleased with the decision. It confirms our belief that Boston Scientific is at the forefront of innovation and has fundamental intellectual property in the treatment of coronary artery disease," said...
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