WL Gore Indefiniteness Defense Shot Down In IP Suit

Law360 (June 4, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has barred W.L. Gore & Associates Inc. from offering an invalidity defense based on indefiniteness at an upcoming patent infringement trial over intravascular stents, ruling that none of the evidence submitted by the company alters an earlier denial of summary judgment.

Judge Jeffrey S. White of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on Wednesday finalized the summary judgment order denying W.L. Gore's motion to invalidate certain of the patents-in-suit, saying the company could not present its invalidity-for-indefiniteness defense in...
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