Biolitec Sued By Distributor For Costs In Patent Suits

Law360, New York (October 27, 2009, 7:15 PM EDT) -- AngioDynamics Inc. has sued German medical laser maker Biolitec AG for allegedly failing to indemnify it in two patent infringement lawsuits over a laser treatment for varicose veins that Biolitec licensed to the plaintiff.

The complaint, filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, accuses Biolitec of violating its supply and distribution agreement with AngioDynamics by refusing to indemnify it for litigation costs.

AngioDynamics says it was appointed Biolitec’s exclusive distributor for its endovenous laser treatment, a product used to treat varicose...
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