Bard Fights 'Patent Misuse' Ruling In $53M Suit At 9th Circ.

By Dorothy Atkins (July 9, 2024, 10:33 PM EDT) -- Bard urged the Ninth Circuit on Tuesday to reverse a lower court's finding that its attempt to collect $53 million in licensing payments from a medical-device company was a clear case of "patent misuse," arguing that the parties' licensing agreement allows for Bard to collect payments even after the patents-in-suit expired....

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