Category: Legal News
Europe's top court today opened the door to stem cell patents in the European Union, ruling that an organism incapable of developing into a human is not an embryo and may be patented.
(Reuters) — Europe's top court today opened the door to certain stem cell patents in the European Union by ruling that an organism incapable of developing into a human being is not a human embryo and may be patented.
A former Abbott Vascular medical liaison alleges that the company fired her after she flagged Abbott for off-label promotion of its Xience stent and pre-approval marketing of its bioresorbable vascular scaffold.
A Minnesota state court sets a trial date for Lyle 'Ty' Hoffman, accused of shooting Boston Scientific executive Kelly Phillips dead last summer.
Ramsey County Sheriff's Office
Guidant was within its rights to give due diligence materials to Abbott, even though it had an acquisition deal going with Johnson & Johnson, a former Guidant lawyer reportedly testifies.
The SEC dings Bruker Corp. for $2.4 million to settle charges that it broke the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act by paying off Chinese officials to win business there but admitted no wrongdoing.
Analogic says it expects federal fines stemming from an investigation into an alleged bribery scheme between its BK Medical subsidiary and some Danish distributors.
Here's a look at some of the top legal news stories for medical device companies this week: Stryker settles OtisMed beef for $80m; Bard battles move to consolidate pelvic mesh cases; Palmaz Scientific sues law firms; No new trials for ex-ArthroCare CEO, CFO; Ex-Heart Tronics-Signalife exec draws 17-year sentence
Advanced Bio Prosthetic Surfaces
, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld
, ArthroCare Corp.
, Baker Botts
, Boston Scientific
, C.R. Bard
, Dept. of Justice (DOJ)
, Heart Tronics
, Palmaz Scientific
, Stryker Corp.