Tyco Loses JMOL Bid In Needle Shield Patent Suit

Law360, New York (October 20, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A district judge has refused to grant a renewed motion for judgment as a matter of law to Tyco Healthcare Group LP in a patent suit brought by Becton Dickinson and Co. over needle safety shields that has already been to trial twice.

U.S. District Judge Gregory M. Sleet of the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware on Friday signed an order denying Tyco's JMOL motion, writing that BD had provided sufficient evidence to show infringement of the device in question, a needle safety...
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