Hologic Settles Fujifilm's IP, Antitrust Mammography Suit

Law360 (January 22, 2019, 8:28 PM EST) -- Hologic Inc. is settling out of a Delaware federal court lawsuit from Fujifilm Corp. accusing the medical technology company of patent infringement and maintaining an illegal monopoly over the U.S. market for mammography systems used to diagnose breast cancer.

U.S. District Judge Maryellen Noreika granted the stay Monday. The two companies filed a joint stipulation Friday to pause Fujifilm's lawsuit asserting four radiological imaging patents and accusing Massachusetts-based Hologic of trying to block a new mammography system from threatening its alleged stranglehold on the market.

"The parties have reached a definitive settlement agreement that resolves all claims and defenses in this...

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