April 20, 2018 / 12:04 AM / in 2 months

Federal Circuit exhumes stent patent case in light of SCOTUS laches ruling

A federal appeals court revived a stent patent lawsuit brought by Israeli medical-device company Medinol LLC in 2013 against Cordis Corp and its former parent company, Johnson & Johnson, over inventions that Medinol had patented between 1999 and 2005.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on Thursday vacated a 2014 ruling by Senior U.S. District Judge Shira Scheindlin in Manhattan, who found Medinol’s claims were barred by laches, or unreasonable delay.

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