St. Jude's Rival Says Co. Flouted Heart Monitor Patent

Law360, New York (November 29, 2012, 2:25 PM EST) -- Medical supplier Body Science LLC launched its latest patent infringement suit Tuesday alleging that rival St. Jude Medical Inc.'s pacemakers and other wireless medical monitoring devices violated patented Body Science technology. 

Texas-based Body Science claims in its Minnesota federal court suit that a wide variety of products manufactured by St. Jude including implantable cardioverter defibrillators, implantable pacemakers, cardiac resynchronization therapy and Merlin@home transmitters infringe U.S. Patent Number 7,215,991.

“[St. Jude] manufactures, makes, has made, uses, markets, sells and/or imports products and systems that infringe one or...
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