Baxter Sues Fresenius Again Over Dialysis Machine

Law360, New York (April 29, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Less than a month after winning a $17.1 million judgment and a permanent injunction against Fresenius Medical Care Holdings AG in a patent dispute over dialysis machines, Baxter International Inc. has sued Fresenius again, accusing the company of infringing four newly issued Baxter patents for the same product.

The latest suit, filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, involves Fresenius' 2008K hemodialysis machine. Baxter alleges that the 2008K, the best-selling dialysis machine in the country, infringes four patents issued to...
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