J&J Unit Sues Hologic For Patent Infringement

Law360 (October 9, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A unit of pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson has sued Hologic, alleging that the Massachusetts health company infringed on numerous patents that cover surgical systems used primarily in breast cancer biopsies.

Ethicon Endo-Surgery Inc. filed suit on Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio against Hologic and its Suros Surgical Systems unit.

“Defendants have infringed the '424 patent [and three others] by making, using, offering to sell and/or selling within the United States and/or importing into the United States certain breast...
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