AMS receives favorable ruling in Davenport infringement lawsuit American Medical Systems Holdings.

, a leading provider of world-class therapies and devices for male and female pelvic wellness, announced today that the company is happy with yesterday’s U.S. Courtroom of Appeals for the Federal government Circuit’s ruling that reversed an overview judgment and locating for Biolitec, Inc. The Courtroom of Appeals found that a trial judge erred in his interpretation when he ruled this past year that Biolitec didn’t infringe the patent. The District Courtroom originally granted a summary judgment of noninfringement to defendant Biolitec, stating that the accused device will not perform photoselective vaporization of tissue. AMS appealed the order, and because of yesterday’s ruling, the matter will be sent back to the District Court for further proceedings now. The Davenport patent is normally a reflection of AMS’ commitment to creativity in the field of laser therapy, stated Tony Bihl, president and chief executive officer for AMS.

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