J&J, CIBA To Head To Trial Over Contact Lens Patent

Law360, New York (December 4, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A feud between rivals Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Inc. and CIBA Vision Corp. over six patents pertaining to extended-wear contact lenses is set to head to trial, with a federal judge denying the lion's share of summary judgment motions filed by both companies.

The ruling Wednesday by Judge Timothy J. Corrigan of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida held that J&J wasn't entitled to summary judgment of noninfringement, while CIBA wasn't entitled to partial summary judgment as to infringement of certain...
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