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Nidek v.Visx

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

Tokyo District Court rules Nidek's '959 patent is invalid and unenforceable, resolving an August 2000 infringement suit brought by Nidek in Japan....Visx clarification: Bausch & Lomb's Technolas 217A and Alcon's LADARVision are not the only laser vision correction systems with eye tracking capabilities. Visx' Star S3, approved in the U.S. in April 2000, utilizes active eye tracking capability to compensate for eye movement (1"The Gray Sheet" Oct. 22, 2001, p. 22)...



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