Edwards LifeSci. LLC v. Cook Inc., No. 09-1006 - Federal Circuit
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Edwards LifeSci. LLC v. Cook Inc., No. 09-1006

In a patent infringement case involving intraluminal grafts for treating aneurysms and occlusive diseases, district court's grant of summary judgment of noninfringement is affirmed as the court correctly held that no reasonable jury could find literal infringement and that no reasonable jury could find infringement under the doctrine of equivalents.     

Read Edwards LifeSci. LLC v. Cook Inc., No. 09-1006

Appellate Information

Appeal from:  United States District Court for the Northern District of California

Decided September 22, 2009

Judges

Before Lourie, Rader, and Moore, Circuit Judges. 
Opinion by Lourie, Circuit Judge.   

Counsel

For Appellant:  Hugh A. Abrams, Sidney Austin LLP, of Chicago, Illinois, and Constantine L. Trela, Jr., David T. Pritikin, Lisa A. Schneider

For Appellee:  Richard A. Kaplan, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, of Chicago, Illinois, and Bradley G. Lane, Jeffry M. Nichols, Julie L. Leichtman