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W.L. Gore & Associates
AGA Medical Holdings Inc. (NSDQ:AGAM) filed a lawsuit against W.L. Gore & Associates alleging that the Newark, Del.-based company is infringing on a patent for its transcatheter occlusion device for heart defect treatment.
In a lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court for Minnesota, AGA Medical alleges that Gore’s Helex Septal Occluder device employs technology covered by five claims in its patent for "Percutaneous Catheter Directed Constructing Occlusion Device."