Jury Makes Diomed $12.5M Richer

Law360, New York (March 29, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal jury has awarded $12.5 million to Diomed Holdings Inc., which had accused AngioDynamics Inc. and Vascular Solutions Inc. of infringing its patent for the endovascular laser treatment of varicose veins.

In a verdict handed down Wednesday before the U.S. District Court in Boston, the jury found both defendants liable for inducing infringement and for contributory infringement.

Andover, Mass.-based Diomed said it would now seek a permanent injunction against its two rivals, which it expects to receive shortly.

“It’s virtually automatic in cases like this...
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