Patent Fight Over Microscope Gear Trudges On

Law360, New York (October 28, 2005, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Two medical device makers are heading back to district court after a Federal Circuit ruling in a complex web of litigation that has kept lawyers in the U.S. and Europe on the case busy for more than six years.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit upheld a lower court ruling that found Ventana Medical Systems infringed a CytoLogix patent. The court remanded the case for reconsideration of several other allegations.

The decision marks the sixth consecutive victory for CytoLogix against Ventana.

The court...
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