The agreement covers patents generally relating to the catheterization of patients using a guide wire and a flushing port.

The agreement resolves litigation that was pending in the US District Court for the District of Utah.

Athens, Texas-based Argon Medical is a global manufacturer of single-use medical devices for interventional radiology, interventional cardiology, and critical care.

The US based BD manufactures and sells a broad range of medical supplies, devices, laboratory equipment and diagnostic products.