Smith & Nephew Seeks New Trial In Kinetic IP Suit

Law360, New York (April 8, 2010, 4:58 PM EDT) -- Smith & Nephew PLC is seeking a new trial now that a jury has found that the company’s negative pressure wound therapy devices infringe two patents held by Kinetic Concepts Inc. and directed the defendant to pay more than $1 million.

Smith & Nephew filed its request with the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas on Wednesday, contending that several prejudicial errors at trial warranted the jury verdict to be set aside in favor of a new trial on the issues of infringement...
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