1 Type Of GE Ultrasound Infringes SonoSite IP: Court

Law360, New York (May 27, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has ruled that one version of a portable ultrasound machine made by General Electric Co. does not infringe a patent held by rival SonoSite Inc. but that a lightweight version of the device does infringe because it falls into the weight range described by the patent.

Judge Barbara B. Crabb of the U.S. Court for the Western District of Wisconsin on Tuesday granted in part and denied in part each party's motion for summary judgment, though she refused to invalidate the patent-in-suit and...
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