Court Mulls Foreign Patents In Inventor's Case Vs. Cordis

Law360, New York (June 19, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A doctor has won millions from a lawsuit accusing a Johnson & Johnson company of stealing his patent and could stand to gain even more if his lawyer succeeds in adding foreign patents to the case.

A jury in the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma decided after a two-week trial that Cordis Corporation infringed on three patents held by Oklahoma City cardiologist Dr. Jan K. Voda.

The case was one of two that didn't go in Cordis' favor recently. Last week,...
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