Baxter Says Fresenius Owes $20M Over Dialysis Patent

Law360, New York (August 16, 2011, 4:55 PM EDT) -- Baxter International Inc. on Tuesday asked a California federal court to enforce a 2008 ruling ordering Fresenius USA Inc. to pay more than $20 million in damages for infringing a patent for touch-screen dialysis machine interfaces.

In April 2010, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear Fresenius' appeal, allowing a Federal Circuit judgment to stand that tossed two of Baxter's copyright infringement claims, holding that the two patents in question were invalid due to obviousness but allowing a third to go forward.

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