Ethicon Argues To High Court No Error In ‘Secret’ Prior Art Patent Dispute

(November 12, 2015, 8:22 AM EST) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — Tyco Healthcare Group LP fails to show that an appellate court erred in reversing a ruling of non-obviousness of three patents under 35 U.S. Code Section 103, Ethicon Endo-Surgery Inc. argues in an Oct. 21 response brief to Tyco’s petition with the U.S. Supreme Court (Tyco Healthcare Group LP and United States Surgical Corp. v. Ethicon End-Surgery Inc., No. 15-115, U.S. Sup.).

(Respondent’s opposition brief available. Document #78-151116-003B.)

At issue in the dispute are U.S. patent Nos. 6,682,544, 6,063,050 and 6,468,286, each of...
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