Boston Scientific Loses $432M Patent Case

Law360, New York (February 12, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Following a long line of enormous patent wins by doctors against medical giants, a radiologist has prevailed in his patent infringement fight against Boston Scientific Corp. over stent technology, raking in a jury award of nearly $432 million.

Dr. Bruce N. Saffran on Monday reaped the sixth largest patent award in history from his suit in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas that alleged the Natick, Mass.-based medical device company’s stents violated his drug-eluting stent system patent.

His victory comes almost two...
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