Judge Reinstates $595M Award In Cordis Patent Suit

Law360, New York (September 15, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In a battle over coronary stent patents that has bounced between district and appeals courts for more than a decade, a federal judge has granted final judgment to Cordis Corp., reinstating $595 million in damages and denying motions filed by Medtronic Inc. and Boston Scientific Corp.

U.S. District Judge Sue L. Robinson lodged her final order in the case on Monday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, writing that the court would enter a final judgment on Sept. 30.

In her order,...
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