Defended ev3, Inc.

Defended ev3, Inc. in an action brought by Boston Scientific Corporation and Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc. for misappropriation of trade secrets and infringement of patents related to medical devices known as embolic protection filters. Also represented ev3, Inc. in patent counterclaims against the Boston Scientific defendants involving embolic protection technology.  Claims for misappropriation of trade secrets were dismissed in part. The patent claims and counterclaims were settled before trial on a confidential basis.