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Judge upholds $467m Masimo win over Philips

May 20, 2015 by Brad Perriello

A federal judge in Delaware upholds a $467 million verdict for Masimo in a patent infringement spat with Royal Philips over pulse oximetry technology.

Judge upholds $467m Masimo win over Philips

Appeals court denies en banc review of Medtronic InFuse suit

May 18, 2015 by Fink Densford

A federal appeals court will not re-hear a decision dismissing a lawsuit filed over the alleged off-label use of Medtronic’s InFuse bone-growth protein.

Appeals court denies en banc review of Medtronic InFuse lawsuit

BSX challenges patent | Medtech legal news for the week of May 18, 2015

May 18, 2015 by MassDevice

Here's a look at some of the top legal news stories for medical device companies this week: Boston Scientific challenges Nevro patent; Boston Scientific settles mesh lawsuit; Feds clear Masimo in Pronto, Pronto-7 probe; Seattle hospital joins 'superbug' suit against Olympus; Siemens settles federal beef for $6m

Boston Scientific challenges Nevro patent

May 12, 2015 by Brad Perriello

Boston Scientific challenges Nevro patent

Whistleblowing ex-Covidien rep sues for wrongful termination

May 18, 2015 by Brad Perriello

A former sales rep for Covidien's vascular business in Southern California accuses the company of firing him for blowing the whistle on an alleged kickbacks scheme.

Whistleblowing ex-Covidien rep sues for wrongful termination

A former sales rep for Covidien's vascular business accused the company of wrongful termination after it fired him for blowing the whistle to the FBI on an alleged kickbacks scheme.

Feds charge ex-JP Morgan exec, father in medtech insider trading scheme

May 15, 2015 by Brad Perriello

Federal prosecutors charge a former JP Morgan executive and his father with insider trading based on information gleaned from a spate of medtech mergers.

Feds charge ex-JP Morgan exec, father in medtech insider trading scheme

Federal prosecutors in New York this week charged a father-and-son team with insider trading connected with a spate of mergers in the medical device arena.

Siemens settles federal beef for $6m

May 13, 2015 by Brad Perriello

The U.S. imaging business at Siemens agrees to pay nearly $6 million to settle federal charges that it overbilled the U.S. Defense Dept.

Siemens settles federal beef for $6m

A division of Siemens (NYSE:SI) last week agreed to pay $5.9 million, but admitted no wrongdoing, to settle federal charges that it overbilled the U.S. Defense Dept.

Feds clear Masimo in Pronto, Pronto-7 probe

May 13, 2015 by Brad Perriello

Federal prosecutors in California clear Masimo and its employees after a year-long probe into its Pronto and Pronto-7 patient monitoring devices.

Feds clear Masimo over Pronto, Pronto-7 devices

Masimo (NSDQ:MASI) said yesterday that federal prosecutors cleared the company and its employees in a probe launched last year into some of its patient monitoring devices.