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Angeion v. Cardiac Pacemakers, Inc.

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

Magistrate judge recommends in a Report and Recommendation that a Minneapolis district court judge grant Angeion's motions for summary judgment and deny the Guidant subsidiary's counter motions for summary judgment of non-infringement that its Mini I and II automatic implantable cardioverter defibrillators infringe certain claims of three Angeion patents related to smaller size, smaller capacitance and "Hot Can-like" features of Angeion devices. The judge also recommends that a claim related to a fourth Angeion patent be dismissed. Angeion and CPI have up to twenty days to file responses to the report, after which time the district court judge will make a final ruling. A jury will consider sometime this fall claims of validity and enforceability of the patents, as well as any possible damages or willful infringement...

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