Gore-Tex Maker Sued Over Surgical Material
In a suit filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, Synovis alleged that surgical staple buttress material sold by Gore infringed its patent entitled, “circular stapler buttress combination,” U.S. Patent No. 7,128,748.
Surgical stapling devices are similar to traditional staplers. Surgeons use staples to create “leak-proof wound...
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