The Burlington cosmetic laser device maker and Mass. General Hospital accused Wayland-based Candela of infringing the patent, but the suit was stayed late last year to give the patent office time to re-examine the patent’s claims.
The office confirmed the 30 original claims contained in the patent, as well as 26 new claims, disallowing only three.
Palomar said it removed those claims from the patent to speed its re-examination and will seek to re-start the lawsuit.
It’s the latest victory concerning a couple of related patents for Palomar, which won a pair of opposition cases across the pond after The European Patent Office upheld the Burlington-based cosmetic laser device maker’s patents as “novel and inventive” over its competitors.