Trial Court Deals Cardia Blow After Appellate Reversal

Law360, New York (November 12, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- A judge has ruled that Cardia Inc. has infringed a patent related to the correction of a heart defect, five months after an appeals court reversed the trial court's decision to grant Cardia summary judgment and throw out the complaint filed by plaintiffs NMT Medical Inc. and Children's Medical Center Corp.

U.S. District Judge Joan N. Ericksen ruled on Thursday that Cardia had infringed a claim of the patent at issue and that Cardia's invalidity defenses would be stricken. In the same order, Judge Ericksen also...
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