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Medtronic Pins Infringement Charges on Boston Scientific

Law360 (March 3, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- Although Medtronic Vascular, Inc. has been unsuccessful in the past to pin down infringement charges on Boston Scientific Corp., it took another swipe in its latest court filing March 1, hoping that this time the accusations will stick.

Medtronic claims that Boston Scientific infringed on four of its patents for balloon catheter products, which were issued to Medtronic in 2001 and 2003.

In surgical procedures, balloon catheters transport the stent into the blood vessel, and the stent expands as the catheter inflates. The highly competitive market...
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