Acacia Wins Settlement From Boston Scientific

Law360, New York (April 3, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Medical device maker Boston Scientific Corp. has ended its legal row with patent holding company Acacia Research Corp., joining other defendants in settling a contentious lawsuit over multi-dimensional bar code systems.

The settlement, announced by Acacia on Monday, ends litigation pending in U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota. Acacia subsidiary VData LLC filed its complaint there in October 2004. Details of the deal were not made public.

In signing the deal, Boston Scientific joined a variety of international companies that bent under the weight...
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