AMS (American Medical Systems) and Mentor squabble over incontinence surgery patents
This article was originally published in Clinica
Though it says it has not seen the suit filed against it by Mentor, American Medical Systems argues that the patent Mentor claims is infringed by AMS's surgical system to treat stress urinary incontinence in women is invalid. Minneapolis, Minnesota-based AMS was responding to Mentor's announcement of a suit against AMS, claiming infringement of a patent Mentor acquired in spring 2003.
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