Medtronic Gets OK To Seek Review Of Stent IP Ruling

Law360, New York (March 19, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Medtronic Inc. has received the green light to ask a California federal court to reconsider a summary judgment ruling in its infringement case against Abbott Laboratories in which the court found that one of Medtronic's stent patents was anticipated by prior art.

Judge Phyllis J. Hamilton of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on Wednesday granted the medical device maker’s request for leave to file a reconsideration bid regarding her Feb. 6 order, which mainly came down in favor of Medtronic, but...
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