January 17, 2017 / 8:06 PM / 3 years ago

U.S. Supreme Court declines to hear J&J contact lens patent dispute

Johnson & Johnson will have to face a retrial of patent infringement claims over contact lens technology after the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to review a lower court’s decision overturning the company’s win at an earlier trial.

Rembrandt Vision Technologies, a patent-holding company, had sought the retrial on the grounds that it was denied a fair chance to present its case when one of Johnson & Johnson’s witnesses lied during the trial.

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