Augustine wins Bair Hugger infringement case:
This article was originally published in Clinica
The jury in a federal court in Minneapolis has ruled that Mallinckrodt Medical and Gaymar Industries infringed three patents covering the Bair Hugger manufactured by Augustine Medical. The product is a convective warming blanket designed to maintain a patient's normal body temperature during surgery. The jury also ruled that two patents filed by Mallinckrodt against Augustine were invalid. It rejected counterclaims made by the defendants.