Ivoclar Vivadent Withdraws Patent Suits Against 3M
Posted on July 19, 2012
ST. PAUL, Minn. & SCHAAN, Liechtenstein--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 19, 2012 -- 3M and Ivoclar Vivadent announced today that they have settled their respective lawsuits in Germany and the United States.
The Ivoclar Vivadent suits alleged that 3M Filtek™ composite dental restoratives infringed its patents. Ivoclar Vivadent voluntarily withdrew its German and US patent infringement suits against 3M prompting the settlement. These actions settle a 6-month lawsuit between the parties.