Siemens Partially Off Hook In Lab Test Patent Suit

Law360, New York (December 16, 2010, 7:47 PM EST) -- A federal judge has determined that Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc.'s StreamLAB product does not infringe one of the two laboratory testing patents asserted in a suit brought by the University of Nebraska Medical Center's board of regents.

Judge Richard G. Kopf of the U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska on Wednesday granted Siemens' request for partial summary judgment that its device and system for testing medical samples does not infringe, either literally or under the doctrine of equivalents, U.S. Patent Number 5,985,670, issued in...
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