Medtronic-Cordis Coronary Stent Suit Heads To Trial

Law360, New York (December 7, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Four years and a few antitrust claims after it was filed, Medtronic Inc.'s coronary stent patent suit is gearing up for trial with a list of what Medtronic wants the Dallas court to prevent Cordis Corp. from mentioning in the courtroom.

When Minnesota-based Medtronic first filed the suit back in 2003, it slammed the Florida-based Johnson & Johnson subsidiary with accusations that it had illegally tied the purchase of its drug-eluting stents to that of its non-drug-eluting stents.

But according to Ted Stevenson, an attorney from...
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