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U.S. Surgical v. Origin Medsystems

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

Washington, D.C. federal circuit court of appeals denies Origin's request for a stay of a preliminary injunction that bars Origin from selling its retracting-tip trocar. The preliminary injunction was ordered based on a finding that the Origin product infringes a U.S. Surgical patent. Origin, a unit of Lilly, filed the appeal in February after the U.S. District Court for Northern California denied its request for a stay of the injunction ("The Gray Sheet" Feb. 22, In Brief).



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