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Covidien wins patent suit appeal agains Applied Medical Resources
- Covidien (COV) wins in its patent suit against Applied Medical.
- In May 2011, Applied Medical sued Covidien in connection with COV's sale of certain trocar products.
- Yesterday, an appeals court affirmed a lower court's previous ruling that Covidien's trocar products don't infringe upon Applied Medical's patent.
- This is the fifth patent infringement action since 2000 that Applied Medical has brought against Covidien relating to trocars seals. COV has secured dismissal of all five.