Federal Circuit Reverses Ruling In Tyco Unit Suit

Law360, New York (May 17, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Citing concerns over material fact, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit reversed a summary judgment delivered by a district court that sided with a unit of Tyco International Ltd. in a patent infringement suit brought by surgical device maker Applied Medical Resources Corp.

The Federal Circuit reversed the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California’s decision, ruling that the claim adopted by the district court had factual gaps regarding U.S. Surgical’s infringement of Applied Medical’s patent on access ports for surgical...
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