Travelers Sues To Dodge Coverage In Medical Device IP Row

Law360, New York (February 21, 2013, 2:28 PM EST) -- Travelers Property Casualty Co. of America on Tuesday slapped a medical device technology company with a suit in California federal court, arguing it has no obligation to cover the company for inequitable conduct claims levied against it in a patent dispute over medical sutures.

The insurer says a personal and advertising injury exclusion in its policy with KFx Medical Corp. negates any coverage and indemnification obligations in the company's dispute with Arthrex Inc., a rival KFx accused of aping a trio of medical suture patents. Arthrex...
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