Fresenius Can't Stay Fed. Circ. Appeal Of $24M IP Judgment

Law360, New York (September 6, 2012, 2:31 PM EDT) -- The Federal Circuit on Wednesday denied attempts by Fresenius USA Inc. and Fresenius Medical Care Holdings Inc. to stay their appeal of a judgment ordering them to pay $23.5 million in damages and royalties to rival Baxter International Inc. in a nearly decadelong patent dispute over dialysis machine technology.

In a July brief before the Federal Circuit, Fresenius asked for a stay of appeals proceedings until the appeals court rules on Baxter’s still-pending motion for a rehearing en banc over the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s...
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