Fed. Circ. Favors Dr. In Cordis Patent Suit

Law360, New York (August 18, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- An appeals court has largely sided with a doctor in a patent infringement suit against Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Cordis Corporation and sent a willfulness claim back to the district court for reconsideration under new case law.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit Monday affirmed in part and denied in part Cordis' appeal against Oklahoma cardiologist Dr. Jan K. Voda, who sued Cordis in 2002 over three patents for guide catheters used in interventional cardiology and was awarded more than $12 million in...
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