PolyMedicure wins patent battle against B Braun

The Indian medical devices manufacturer has won the alleged infringement battle against the German pharma major


The company believes this victory will help them gain a firm foothold in Europe

PolyMedicure, a manufacturer of medical devices has won its five-year long patent battle against German medical devices and pharma giant, B Braun.

The German firm had sued the company for alleged patent infringement for its intravenous (IV) safety catheters. The European Patent Office (EPO) has now revoked two of B Braun's patents.

The company believes that this victory will help them gain a firm foothold in Europe. The European safety catheter market is seen at $250 million.

Mr Rishi Baid, director, Poly Medicure said in a statement, "The two concerned patents have been revoked by the European Patent Office, as per our information and it is likely that this will have a huge positive impact on our business in Europe."



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