Fed. Circ. Upholds $10M Medtronic Patent Verdict

Law360, New York (November 18, 2013, 4:27 PM EST) -- The Federal Circuit on Monday affirmed a nearly $10 million jury verdict against Medtronic Inc. for its infringement of a patent covering a specific use of catheters in angioplasty, denying the company's request to strike the decision or order a new trial.

The three-judge panel backed the verdict handed down by an Oklahoma federal jury last year that required Medtronic to fork over $9.9 million in damages to Dr. Jan K. Voda, the inventor of the guiding catheters at issue in the dispute. The panel did...
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