McKesson’s Bid To Revive Pill Dispenser IP Suit Nixed

Law360, New York (January 12, 2012, 7:57 PM EST) -- A Delaware federal judge on Thursday rejected McKesson Automation Inc.'s bid to overturn the court's ruling last year that logistics company Swisslog Italia SpA had not infringed two McKesson patents covering its automated pharmacy pill delivery system.

U.S. District Judge Sue Robinson denied McKesson's post-trial motions for judgment as a matter of law and a new trial, saying that the company had not shown that the court had erred in ruling for Swisslog.

Swisslog attorney Fred R. Fabricant of Winston Strawn LLP told Law360 on Thursday...
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