Judge Refuses Boston Scientific Bid To Toss Jury Verdict

Law360, New York (March 28, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal judge this week denied a bid by medical device maker Boston Scientific Corp. to overturn a jury verdict that its NIR stent - which is no longer on the market - infringes on a patent held by Johnson & Johnson.

Chief Judge Sue L. Robinson also denied J&Jā€™s motion to reinstate a prior damages verdict, ruling that the issue will be deferred until all liability issues are settled because ā€œa new damages trial may be necessary,ā€ according to court documents.

Boston Scientific says it...
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