Occlutech Win In Dutch Feud With AGA Medical Stands

Law360, New York (October 22, 2010, 7:25 PM EDT) -- A Dutch appeals court has upheld a victory for Occlutech GmbH, a European developer of minimally invasive implants for the treatment of structural heart disease, in its ongoing patent infringement dispute with rival AGA Medical Holdings Inc.

The Hague Court of Appeal found no reason to change an October 2008 first instance court ruling finding that Occlutech did not infringe AGA Medical's intellectual property related to intravascular occlusion devices, Occlutech announced in a press release Friday.

In the disputed 2008 order, the patent court in the...
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