medical.jpgIPNews® – Hologic Inc. said Thursday that its Gen-Probe unit has prevailed in a patent infringement lawsuit against Becton Dickinson over sexually transmitted disease tests.

San Diego federal judge Roger T. Benitez granted Gen-Probe summary judgment on its infringement claims regarding patents for chlamydia and gonorrhea testing. A trial on the remaining issues in the case, including damages, is currently scheduled to start on Dec. 4. To continue reading, click: Hologic Wins San Diego Patent Fight With Becton Dickinson