Catheter Maker Blasts Ivera's 'Intimidation' In IP Suit

Law360, New York (September 17, 2014, 4:38 PM EDT) -- Catheter Connections Inc. told a California federal court on Tuesday that its DualCap intravenous valve-cleaning products do not violate a patent held by rival Ivera Medical Corp., countering the latest in a string of Ivera lawsuits that the company called "a campaign to intimidate."

Catheter Connections, along with DualCap distributor Clinical Technology Inc., brought its complaint just hours after Ivera had filed a lawsuit in Ohio federal court accusing them of knowingly violating its patent. They told the court the patent is invalid and claimed Ivera's latest lawsuit is part of an aggressive litigation strategy that began after the release of a...

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