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ADVANCED MEDICAL OPTICS AWARDED $213.9 MILLION IN INFRINGEMENT CASE AGAINST ALCON

Dec. 22, 2005
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Advanced Medical Optics (AMO) Inc. announced on Tuesday that a judge has upheld a May 2005 jury decision and awarded AMO $213.9 million in damages resulting from willful infringement by Alcon Manufacturing Ltd. and Alcon Laboratories Inc. of two AMO patents for phacoemulsification equipment used in cataract surgery.

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