ORBUSNEICH, BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SETTLE PATENT LITIGATION
Fort Lauderdale, Fla. and Natick, Mass. (September 17, 2013) -- OrbusNeich Medical Inc. and Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) have settled all stent-related litigation between the companies. The agreement resolves cases brought by the parties in Germany, the Netherlands, Ireland, the United Kingdom and the United States. The agreement, which includes a one-time payment from Boston Scientific to OrbusNeich, settles all stent-related disputes between the companies and does not include future financial obligations.
OrbusNeich is a global company that designs, develops, manufactures and markets innovative medical devices for the treatment of vascular diseases. Current products are the world's first dual therapy stent, the COMBO™ Dual Therapy Stent, and the world’s first pro-healing stent, the Genous™ Stent. Other products include stents and balloons marketed under the names of Azule™, R stent, Scoreflex™, Sapphire™, Sapphire II and Sapphire NC. OrbusNeich is headquartered in Hong Kong and has operations in Shenzhen, China; Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; Hoevelaken, The Netherlands; and Tokyo, Japan. OrbusNeich supplies medical devices to interventional cardiologists in more than 60 countries. For more information, visit www.OrbusNeich.com.
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