Category: Legal News
The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office denies Medtronic's request for inter partes review of a disputed patent in its ongoing case against Endotach.
A jury begins deliberations in the 1st trial over DePuy Orthopaedics' Pinnacle metal-on-metal hip implant.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.