High Court Asked To Review Nixed $600M Stent IP Verdict

Law360, Los Angeles (October 4, 2013, 6:39 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey radiologist has urged the U.S. Supreme Court to review the Federal Circuit’s finding that Johnson & Johnson didn't infringe the doctor's stent patent, a ruling that wiped out an earlier jury verdict against J&J and a damages award of nearly $600 million.

The petition for a writ of certiorari, filed Monday, comes after the appeals court ruled in April that U.S. Judge T. John Ward of the Eastern District of Texas misconstrued two key claims in a patent issued to Bruce N. Saffran...
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