This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet
Minnesota federal judge dismisses suit against the firm and founder Timothy Lawin Sept. 30. Brought by Uroplasty in August 1998, the suit alleged that Lawin had misappropriated Uroplasty's pyrolytic, carbon-coated micro-bead technology for use in the Durasphere injectable stress urinary incontinence product. Durasphere was approved by FDA Sept. 13 (1"The Gray Sheet" Sept. 27, p. 14). U.S. district court Judge Michael Davis rules that Uroplasty failed to show evidence that the firm was ever involved with the development of the technology
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