Axiom Off Hook For Infringement Of Electrotherapy IP

Law360, New York (April 30, 2010, 1:05 PM EDT) -- Axiom Worldwide Inc. has prevailed in its bid to overturn a jury verdict finding that the company infringed under the doctrine of equivalents a Hako-Med USA Inc. patent for electrical stimulation approved in Europe as a treatment for osteoarthritis.

Judge Virginia M. Hernandez Covington of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida on Wednesday granted Axiom's motion for judgment as a matter of law of noninfringement, vacating a jury's Sept. 23 judgment on the grounds that pain management company Hako-Med failed to clearly...
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