Final judgment of noninfringement issued in case of Volcano Corp. v. St. Jude Medical

March 17, 2014-Volcano Corp. v. St Jude Medical 13-cv-00687-Judge Richard G. Andrews of the United States District Court for the District of Delaware issued a final judgment that St. Jude did not infringe two of Volcano’s patents, U.S. Patent Nos. 8,419,647 and 8,419,648, directed to guide wires that measure pressure within blood vessels. The Court’s decision was based on a finding that the claim term “flexible element” was limited to an element that “provides flexibility” and that is a “coil or spring.”

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