Judge Refuses Boston Scientific Bid To Toss Jury Verdict

Law360, New York (March 28, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal judge this week denied a bid by medical device maker Boston Scientific Corp. to overturn a jury verdict that its NIR stent - which is no longer on the market - infringes on a patent held by Johnson & Johnson.

Chief Judge Sue L. Robinson also denied J&J’s motion to reinstate a prior damages verdict, ruling that the issue will be deferred until all liability issues are settled because “a new damages trial may be necessary,” according to court documents.

Boston Scientific says it...
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