September 29, 2017 / 10:39 PM / 10 months ago

Panel refuses to revive $200 mln stent case against Boston Scientific

A federal appeals court on Friday refused to revive a $200 million patent lawsuit filed by a cardiologist against Boston Scientific Corp over coronary stents, saying a lower court judge was right to throw out a jury verdict for the doctor.

Circuit Judge Raymond Chen, writing for a unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, said the cardiologist, David Jang, failed to overcome a rarely used defense called “ensnarement.”

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