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Utah Medical v. Tyco

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

Permanent injunction against sales of Tyco/Kendall-LTP's Softrans 4000 intrauterine pressure catheter is issued by Utah federal court, along with $23 mil. in damages and interest to Utah Medical, following a January jury verdict that Tyco infringed a patent related to Utah's Intran Plus IUPC (1"The Gray Sheet" Jan. 21, 2002, In Brief). Utah, which filed suit in 1997, maintains that Tyco group purchasing contracts with Premier and Novation kept the Intran Plus from 70% of the hospital market...

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