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Edwards Lifesciences LLC et al v. Medtronic Corevalve LLC (patent found infringed, not invalid; Edwards awarded $393.6 million in damages)

Defendant: Medtronic Corevalve, LLC; Medtronic CV Luxembourg SARL, Medtronic, Inc.; Medtronic Vascular Galway, Ltd.; Medtronic Vascular, Inc.

Court: D. Del.

Date: Jan 24, 2014

Docket: 1:12-cv-00023

Judge: Gregory M. Sleet

January 15, 2014 – The jury returned a verdict finding that Medtronic infringed certain claims in U.S. Patent No. 8,002,825, titled “Implantable Prosthesic Valve for Treating Aortic Stenosis.”  The jury also found that the patent was not invalid.  The jury further awarded Edwards $388.8 million for lost profits and $4.8 million for reasonable royalty.

April 29, 2013 – Court issued claim construction order.

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