Attys. Battle To Sway Jury In Glucose Strip Patent Trial

Law360, New York (August 5, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Attorneys for Abbott Laboratories accused defense counsel for Becton Dickinson & Co. and Nova Biomedical Corp. of constructing a “circus sideshow” in a patent trial over blood glucose monitoring technology, as both sides made a last-ditch attempt to win over a San Francisco jury in closing arguments Tuesday.

The no-holds-barred showdown to sway the 10-member jury in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California kicked off with David Wille of Baker Botts LLP accusing BD Nova's attorneys of attempting to steer the focus...
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