St. Jude, Volcano Can't Flip Heart Device IP Verdicts
By Sindhu Sundar
Law360, New York (August 22, 2013, 3:50 PM EDT) -- St. Jude Medical Inc. and its rival medical device maker Volcano Corp. on Thursday both failed to persuade a Delaware federal judge to reverse separate jury verdicts that had rejected St. Jude’s infringement claims against Volcano over certain pressure guide wire product patents as well as Volcano’s counterclaims.
U.S. District Judge Richard G. Andrews denied the posttrial motions by St. Jude and Volcano, finding that neither had shown enough evidence to merit overturning the jury verdicts. After a five-day trial on St. Jude’s claims, a Delaware...