Tyco Counters Applied Medical Claims With New Suit

Law360, New York (October 30, 2009, 1:36 PM EDT) -- Tyco Healthcare Group LP and its U.S. Surgical Corp. unit have hit Applied Medical Resources Corp. with a new infringement suit over five medical device patents in response to the longtime rival's claims that Tyco is not the owner of the patents.

Tyco filed the new suit Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas following Applied Medical's allegations — part of a July motion to dismiss the original suit — that U.S. Surgical, not Tyco, was the true owner of the...
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