March 15, 2018 / 12:46 AM / 9 months ago

Appeals court hands win to Smith & Nephew in Hologic patent case

A federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld the validity of a surgical tool patent over which medical device maker Smith & Nephew PLC won a $4 million verdict against rival Hologic Inc.

The U.S. Federal Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a ruling by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board that a Smith & Nephew patent on a device and method of removing uterine tissue is valid.

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