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Mentor v. American Medical Systems

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

Urology firms settle alleged infringement of Mentor's '211 trans-obturator patent, related to the firm's ObTape and AMS' Monarc subfascial hammocks for stress urinary incontinence in women. The deal includes a one-time payment by AMS of $2.5 mil. to Mentor and a non-exclusive cross-licensing agreement. Related lawsuits will be dismissed (1"The Gray Sheet" March 31, 2004, p. 13)...

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