Cordis Hits Boston Scientific Over New Taxus Stent

Law360, New York (October 21, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Three years after a jury found that Boston Scientific Corp. infringed a Cordis Corp. patent for flexible stents, the Johnson & Johnson unit has filed a new lawsuit over the same patent, alleging that Boston Scientific's recently approved stent has no "colorable differences" from the earlier infringing product.

The complaint, filed Friday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, comes on the heels of Boston Scientific's Oct. 10 announcement that it had won approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the...
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