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This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

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Receives expedited trial date of Nov. 8 for patent infringement and trade secret proceedings against Bedford, Massachusetts firm Cynosure and Cynosure President Horace Furumoto. The dispute involves Cynosure's PhotoGenica V dermatology laser system ("The Gray Sheet" Nov. 9, 1992, I&W-13). Candela says that "in view of the expedited trial schedule, Candela has voluntarily withdrawn its preliminary injunction motion against Cynosure and Furumoto," who was a co-founder of Candela. Furomoto served as its president and CEO until April 1991 ("The Gray Sheet" April 22, 1991, In Brief) and resigned as chairman soon after.

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