Volcano Hits St. Jude With New Suit In Guide Wire IP Feud

Law360, New York (April 17, 2013, 3:24 PM EDT) -- Volcano Corp. on Tuesday sued rival medical device maker St. Jude Medical Inc. in Delaware federal court alleging infringement of two patents for guide wires that measure pressure within blood vessels, the latest salvo in a back-and-forth litigation battle between the companies.

The complaint, which follows a pair of recent jury verdicts exonerating both corporations of other infringement claims, contends that St. Jude willfully sold products covered by Volcano’s patents for its Primewire Prestige and Combowire XT lines of guide wires.

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