Medtronic Seeks Reversal Of $393M Award In Valve IP Row

Law360, Los Angeles (February 13, 2014, 4:22 PM EST) -- Medtronic CoreValve LLC urged a Delaware federal judge on Wednesday to reverse a “massive” $393 million jury verdict awarded to Edwards Lifesciences Corp. after a finding that Medtronic’s CoreValve system willfully infringed Edwards’ heart valve patent, saying the verdict was contrary to the clear weight of the evidence.

A Delaware federal jury awarded Edwards $393 million for Medtronic’s infringement of the Cribier transcatheter heart valve patent in mid-January, after which the company said it would file a motion to seek a permanent injunction blocking the sale...
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