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High Court Won’t Hear Covidien Patent Appeal

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

The company had asked the Supreme Court to hear arguments to restore a $176 million patent infringement judgment against Ethicon. A lower court voided the award because Ethicon developed a prototype before Covidien’s patents were filed.


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