Baxter Wins $14.2M, Clearing Fresenius To Appeal

Law360, New York (November 8, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- A California jury awarded Baxter International Inc. more than $14.2 million in a patent suit over hemodialysis technology initiated by Fresenius Medical Care Holdings Inc. in 2003, a development that clears the way for Fresenius to lodge the appeal it's been mulling since Baxter was granted a new trial in June 2006.

On Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Saundra Brown Armstrong signed off on a final judgment Tuesday awarding Baxter $14.175 million in connection with the sale of Fresenius' 2008K hemodialysis system, and $91,000 in connection with...
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