Biolitec Wants Judge Booted In AngioDynamics Row

Law360, New York (May 15, 2013, 9:51 PM EDT) -- German medical laser maker Biolitec AG sought to disqualify a Massachusetts federal judge from its intellectual property indemnification dispute with medical device manufacturer AngioDynamics Inc. on Wednesday, after he allegedly compared Biolitec’s merger in violation of his preliminary injunction to spitting on the court.

In a motion for recusal or disqualification, Biolitec argued that U.S. District Judge Michael A. Ponsor is not an impartial adjudicator because of his emotional response to its downstream merger with its Austrian subsidiary that it completed in March. Judge Ponsor had...
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