J&J, Dozen Other Cos. Sued Over Fluid Delivery Patent

Law360, New York (April 16, 2013, 7:46 PM EDT) -- Johnson & Johnson Services Inc. and Medtronic Inc. were among more than a dozen businesses accused Tuesday of selling insulin pumps and other medical devices that infringe a little-known Delaware company's fluid delivery control patent.

Rydex Technologies LLC fired off at least 13 patent infringement lawsuits alleging medical device manufacturers are marketing products in the U.S. that violate its U.S. Patent Number 5,913,180, entitled “Fluid delivery control nozzle.”

The lawsuits target a variety of medical devices that rely on pumps and other systems that transfer fluids....
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