Tyco Seeks U.S. High Court Review In ‘Secret’ Prior Art Patent Dispute
Petition for writ of certiorari: Filed July 27 by Tyco Healthcare Group LP and United States Surgical Corp. Petition available. Document #78-150817-011B.
Background: At issue in the dispute are U.S. patent Nos. 6,682,544, 6,063,050 and 6,468,286, each of which relates to a surgical device that employs ultrasonic energy to cut and coagulate tissue. According to Tyco Healthcare Group LP, defendant Ethicon Endo-Surgery Inc. infringed all three patents with...
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