Baxter Seeks To Add More Patents In Dialysis Suit

Law360, New York (September 26, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Baxter Healthcare Corp. is pressing a federal court for leave to file a first amended complaint in its patent infringement case against Fresenius Medical Care Holdings Inc. over technology for peritoneal dialysis systems.

The Illinois-based company urged the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on Wednesday to grant it leave so it can assert eight more patents and add two Baxter units that are assigned the patents as co-plaintiffs to the litigation, despite objections from Fresenius that it would be prejudiced.

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