CORRECTED: Cardio Access Expands Catheter Patent Suit

Law360, New York (July 1, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A patent-holding firm filed a second, identical lawsuit over a catheter patent, naming subsidiaries of original defendants Boston Scientific Corp., Johnson & Johnson and Medtronic Inc., as well as Edwards Lifesciences Corp. The firm concurrently filed a motion to dismiss the original suit.

(Corrects an article published on July 1.)

Newport Beach, Calif.-based Cardio Access LLC filed the original suit on June 9 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas alleging the medical technology companies and their subsidiaries violated patents issued for...
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