Radiologist Sues Boston Scientific Over Stent Patent

Law360, New York (September 12, 2005, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Medical device maker Boston Scientific has been sued in district court by a radiologist from Miami for patent infringement, trade secret misappropriation and unfair competition.

The complaint, filed in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, alleges a product of Boston Scientific’s Vascular division is closely related to two patents for less invasive heart surgery technology, held by Dr. Shaun Samuels.

The product in question is a stent-endograft by Boston Scientific. Specifically, its TriVascular Enovus stent endograft for

An endograft is a device used...
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