Jury Lets Nova Off Hook In Trade Secrets Spat

Law360, New York (September 14, 2009, 4:35 PM EDT) -- Nova Biomedical Corp. has emerged victorious in a suit that accused the medical device maker of misappropriation of rival Medtronic Inc.'s trade secrets and breach of contract in the design of a blood glucose meter.

After a trial of about three weeks, a jury in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California on Friday found that Medtronic had not proved any of its claims against Nova by a preponderance of the evidence.

Medtronic MiniMed Inc., a subsidiary of Minneapolis-based Medtronic, had asked for...
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