Florida Doctors Beat Johnson & Johnson In Patent Suit

Law360, New York (September 29, 2005, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In a case that could end up costing Johnson & Johnson millions more, a federal jury has ruled that the health-care products giant knowingly infringed a patent held by two Florida doctors and ordered the company to pay the breast cancer specialists $2 million.

“I am extreme pleased that John and Lori have had their intellectual property rights vindicated,” Jack Scarola, attorney for the patent holders, said. “They showed remarkable courage in seeing this project through to its conclusion in the face of substantial odds.”...
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