CORRECTED: Patent Theft Trial Over McDermott Docs Settles
By Beth Winegarner (March 17, 2014, 5:36 PM EDT) -- Medical-testing firm Theranos Inc. cut short its jury trial accusing Fuisz Pharma LLC of stealing Theranos' patent files from McDermott Will & Emery LLP and using them to file a rival blood-testing patent, telling a California federal judge on Monday that the parties had reached a midtrial settlement.
After two days of testimony, the parties agreed over the weekend to resolve the case and declare that Fuisz's patent, U.S. Patent Number 7,824,612, is invalid, according to a joint statement from the parties conveyed by David Boies of Boies Schiller & Flexner LLP, representing Theranos. Neither party has made or will make any...
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