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Nellcor Seeks Reversal Of $134 Mil. Pulse Oximeter Infringement Jury Award

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

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Tyco unit Nellcor could face treble damages and an injunction against sales following a recent jury finding of willful infringement of four Masimo pulse oximetry patents, according to Masimo

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Tyco/Nellcor will pay Masimo an ongoing royalty for the right to sell its new line of pulse oximetry products under a patent litigation settlement announced Jan. 23. All pending litigation between the market rivals is dismissed (1"The Gray Sheet" April 5, 2004, p. 26). Nellcor has paid Masimo $265 mil. for damages and $65 mil. in advanced royalties as of Jan. 31...

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Tyco/Nellcor will pay Masimo an ongoing royalty for the right to sell its new line of pulse oximetry products under a patent litigation settlement announced Jan. 23. All pending litigation between the market rivals is dismissed (1"The Gray Sheet" April 5, 2004, p. 26). Nellcor has paid Masimo $265 mil. for damages and $65 mil. in advanced royalties as of Jan. 31...

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