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Vascular Solutions Braces For Duett Legal Battle v. St. Jude, Datascope

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

Vascular Solutions' intellectual property portfolio for the Duett arterial puncture sealing device, approved June 26 by FDA, will face a stern test following a patent infringement claim filed by St. Jude July 10. A second complaint, initiated by Datascope, is expected imminently.

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