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U.S. Patent Office denies Medtronic request in Endotach stent case

October 22, 2014 by Val Kennedy

The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office denies Medtronic's request for inter partes review of a disputed patent in its ongoing case against Endotach.

U.S. Patent Office denies Medtronic request in Endotach stent case

Jury deliberations begin in first trial over DePuy's Pinnacle hips

October 22, 2014 by MassDevice

A jury begins deliberations in the 1st trial over DePuy Orthopaedics' Pinnacle metal-on-metal hip implant.

Jury deliberations begin in first trial over DePuy's Pinnacle hips

Ex-Boston Scientific engineer accused of stealing balloon catheter secrets

October 21, 2014 by Brad Perriello

A former Boston Scientific engineer, Aaron Khieu, is indicted on charges of stealing balloon catheter trade secrets from Boston Scientific, including the specs for an as-yet-unreleased device, and planning to use them to start his own company in Vietnam.

Ex-Boston Scientific engineer accused of stealing balloon catheter secrets

Supreme Court declines to hear appeal by Mirowski Family Ventures | Medtech legal news for the week of October 20, 2014

October 20, 2014 by MassDevice

Here's a look at some of the top legal news stories for medical device companies this week: Supreme Court passes on Mirowski-Medtronic patent case; Medtronic can't shake shareholders lawsuit over Infuse; FDA strikes out again in Prevor drug-or-device case; Ex-Bard, BD engineer gets 18 months for stealing trade secrets; Appeals court: Fujifilm Medical executive wasn't fired for not being Japanese

Supreme Court passes on Mirowski-Medtronic patent case

October 15, 2014 by Val Kennedy

U.S. Tax Court denies IRS request in Medtronic case

October 18, 2014 by Val Kennedy

The U.S. Tax Court has denied the IRS's request for a partial summary judgment on the liability status of Medtronic's Cayman Islands subsidiary in an ongoing tax case against the medical device titan.

US Tax Court denies IRS request in Medtronic case

The U.S. Tax Court has denied a request by the Internal Revenue Service that it issue a partial summary judgment concerning Medtronic's Cayman Islands subsidiary in an ongoing tax case against the medical device titan.

Covidien wins injunction against J&J unit's surgical shears

October 17, 2014 by Brad Perriello

A federal judge bars sales of Johnson & Johnson unit Ethicon Endo-Surgery's Harmonic Ace +7 surgical shears in a patent infringement lawsuit brought by Covidien.

Covidien wins injunction against J&J unit's surgical shears

Ex-Bard, BD engineer gets 18 months for stealing trade secrets

October 17, 2014 by Brad Perriello

A former engineer for Becton, Dickinson & Co. and C.R. Bard who confessed to stealing trade secrets concerning an injector pen is sentenced to 18 months in prison.

Ex-Bard, BD engineer gets 18 months for stealing trade secrets
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