June 27, 2012 / 3:35 PM / 5 years ago

Medtronic wins U.S. patent case over stent grafts

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Medical device maker Medtronic Inc said on Wednesday the U.S. Eastern District Court of Virginia ruled in its favor in a patent case for a stent graft that was filed by W.L Gore & Associates Inc.

The patent involves a method of making stent grafts, implantable tubular devices used to treat aortic aneurysms.

Reporting By Debra Sherman; Editing by Gerald E. McCormick

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