Inverness Medical Innovations Granted Injunction Against Acon Laboratories

Law360, New York (July 19, 2004, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A U.S. district court has granted Inverness Medical Innovations’ motion for summary judgment of infringement and issued a preliminary injunction against Acon Laboratories in Inverness’ patent lawsuit over immunoassay tests.

The injunction, granted by the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, is expected to cover Acon's sandwich-type immunoassay tests, including strep, pregnancy and ovulation tests, according to Inverness.

The court granted Inverness' motion for summary judgment of infringement, finding that Acon has infringed Claims 7 and 19 of U.S. Patent No. 6,485,982.

The court...
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