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Genzyme v. Atrium

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Genzyme Corp. and Genzyme Surgical Products file patent suit against Atrium Medical in Delaware district court Nov. 14 alleging Atrium's Express and Oasis chest drainage devices infringe certain patents, including those related to dry suction and/or dry seal technology. The patents relate to Genzyme's Pleur-Evac line of chest drainage systems. Genzyme seeks to prevent the continued manufacture of Express and Oasis until the patents expire, and will seek undetermined monetary awards



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