In plaintiff's patent infringement suit against defendant involving patents directed to medical instruments that employ ultrasonic energy to cut and coagulate vessels in surgery, district court's dismissal of the suit is affirmed as the plaintiff failed to prove ownership of the asserted patents and thus lacked standing to sue.
Appeal from: United States District Court for the District of Connecticut
Decided December 7, 2009
Opinion by Michel, Chief Judge
For Appellant: Drew M. Wintringham, III, DLA Piper US LLP
For Appellee: Barbara L. Mullin, Woodcock Washburn LLP