AMS Prostate Laser Not Infringed By Biolitec: Court

Law360, New York (March 23, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Biolitec Inc. has won summary judgment that its Evolve laser system does not infringe an American Medical Systems Inc. patent on laser treatment for enlargement of the prostate.

Biolitec's Evolve laser system is sufficiently different from the technology claimed in AMS' patent that a reasonable jury could not find infringement, Judge Michael A. Ponsor of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts ruled Friday.

Attorneys for AMS said that the company would appeal the decision to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal...
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