Court Won't Enjoin Nova In Glucose Meter Fight

Law360, New York (May 15, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A court refused on Wednesday to grant medical device maker Medtronic Inc. a preliminary injunction preventing rival Nova Biomedical Corp. from selling a blood glucose meter, which Medtronic is alleging infringes its trade secrets.

The lawsuit, filed against Nova in February by Medtronic's subsidiary Minimed in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, accuses Nova of selling a blood glucose meter using information it improperly acquired while working with Medtronic several years ago.

Medtronic first began developing a blood glucose meter – its...
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