Medisys Wins Inequitable Conduct Defense In Patent Dispute With Roche

Law360, New York (June 21, 2005, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A U.S. district court judge has ruled in favor of U.K. diagnostics and medical products group Medisys in a patent dispute with Swiss rival Roche Diagnostics Corp. over blood glucose monitors used by diabetics.

Roche brought a case last year against Medisys and three other companies, accusing them of patent infringement for its use of the Assure family of blood glucose monitoring products, which were supplied to it by another company, Apex Biotechnology.

In its defense, Medisys said the glucose monitoring products did not operate in...
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