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Tyco Healthcare Group LP v. Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc., No. 08-1269

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By FindLaw Staff on December 07, 2009 3:19 PM

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.   

Read Tyco Healthcare Group LP v. Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc., No. 08-1269

Appellate Information

Appeal from:  United States District Court for the District of Connecticut

Decided December 7, 2009

Judges

Before Michel, Chief Judge, Newman and Prost,  Circuit Judges

Opinion by Michel, Chief Judge

Counsel

For Appellant: Drew M. Wintringham, III, DLA Piper US LLP

For Appellee:    Barbara L. Mullin, Woodcock Washburn LLP

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