District of Minnesota denied Medtronic’s motion for sanctions against Edwards LifeSciences

April 17, 2014 – United States Magistrate Judge for the District of Minnesota, Janie S. Mayeron, denied Medtronic’s Motion for Sanctions in their suit against Edwards LifeSciences. Medtronic sued Edwards in June 2011 alleging willful infringement of U.S. Patent Nos. 7,468,073; 7,503,929; and RE42,396, directed to prosthetic valve systems and holders used during heart valve replacement surgery; and 6,004,330, directed to a device used to surgically manipulate matter within the body.

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