Fed. Circ. Upholds $5M Patent Judgment For Alaris

Law360, New York (March 13, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has affirmed a decision that Alaris Medical Systems Inc.’s medical valves did not infringe ICU Medical Inc.’s patents as well as an award to Alaris of nearly $5 million in legal fees and costs.

ICU Medical had challenged a series of orders by a California district court in its patent infringement case against Alaris, but the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on Friday kept the rulings intact.

ICU originally sued rival Alaris in the U.S. District Court for the...
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