Integer wins appeal in patent dispute with AVX

An appeals court has upheld a $22.2 million jury verdict in a long-standing patent spat between Integer Holdings (NYSE:ITGR), formerly known as Greatbatch, and AVX, now part of Kyocera.

In a ruling released today, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals agreed with a lower court decision that AVX intentionally infringed certain Integer patents with its Ingenio filtered feedthrough assembly (FFT) devices. Integer originally filed a patent infringement complaint in April 2013, alleging that AVX infringed on patents related to the FFTs used in its implantable pacers and cardioverter defibrillators.

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