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Texas Jury Awards $250 Million Patent Infringement Verdict Against Boston Scientific in Balloon Catheter Lawsuit
Date:5/28/2008

MARSHALL, Texas, May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- A federal jury in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Marshall Division has issued a verdict in favor of Minneapolis-based Medtronic Inc. (NYSE: MDT) against Natick, Mass.-based Boston Scientific Corp. (NYSE: BSX) and one of its subsidiaries following a patent infringement lawsuit involving a series of Medtronic dilation and balloon catheters used in the surgical treatment of heart disease.

The week-and-a-half trial heard by the Hon. T. John Ward concluded yesterday when jurors issued their verdict following five hours of deliberations. A team of attorneys from the national law firm of McKool Smith represented Medtronic, including firm principals Sam Baxter, Kevin Burgess, Mark Mathie, Rosemary Snider and Ted Stevenson; senior counsel Tom Fasone; and associates Ada Brown, Josh Budwin, Brad Caldwell, Jason Cassady, Victoria Cathcart and Geoff Smith.

"Both our team and our client are extremely pleased with this verdict," says Mr. Baxter, lead counsel for Medtronic. "The jury closely considered the facts and delivered what we believe is a just result."

Medtronic sued Boston Scientific in 2006, asserting that Boston's Taxus Express2, Express2, Liberte, Maverick, Maverick2, and Quantum Maverick products infringed the Fitzmaurice and Anderson catheter patents owned by Medtronic.

Medtronic is the world leader in medical technology providing lifelong solutions for people with chronic disease. The company offers products, therapies and ser
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