Jury Rules Medtronic Violated Patent, Awards $392.5 Million

January 15, 2014   WILMINGTON, DE – In this patent infringement case, a federal jury determined that Medtronics, Inc. willfully infringed on Edwards Lifescience’s trans-catheter heart valve patent and issued a verdict that will cost the medical device maker more than $392 million.   Partners Nicholas Groombridge and Catherine Nyarady (Paul, Weiss, Rifkind) represented Edwards … Continued

Major Victory for Chevron Over Claims in Ecuador

March 4, 2014   NEW YORK, NY – Following a six-week bench trial, U.S. District Judge Lewis Kaplan (SD-NY) ruled in favor of Chevron Corporation and invalidated a $9.5 billion judgment issued in Ecuador against the oil giant for environmental damage in the South American country. Judge Kaplan determined that the judgment was obtained by … Continued