Endoheart AG v. Edwards Lifesciences Corporation, C.A. No. 14-1473 – LPS, March 31, 2016.
Stark, C. J. Claim construction opinion issues regarding five terms from one patent. A Markman hearing took place on February 4, 2016.
The disputed technology relates to heart valve replacements. The following terms were considered:
- “configured to conform to the direction of blood flow”
- “elongated wire configured /elongated wire having a length along which the wire is configured”
- “access device having means for preventing bleeding through the access device”
- “the feeding directed by the blood flow”