Varian Found To Infringe University's Radiation Patent

Law360, New York (January 3, 2012, 2:35 PM EST) -- A Pennsylvania federal judge ruled Friday that Varian Medical Systems Inc. has infringed a University of Pittsburgh patent for a device used in radiation cancer treatments, setting the stage for a trial this month on whether the infringement was willful.

U.S. District Judge Arthur J. Schwab granted the university's motion for summary judgment on liability and denied Varian's motion for summary judgment that the asserted patent is invalid.

Varian's argument that its product, the Real-time Position Management Respiratory Gating System, known as the RPM system, does...
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