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Insurer owes Stryker $8m for Duracon Uni-Knee settlements

October 31, 2014 by Brad Perriello

A federal judge rules that TIG Insurance Co. owes Stryker Corp. nearly $8 million to cover deals the orthopedics company made to settle product liability lawsuits concerning its Duracon Uni-Knee implants.

Insurer owes Stryker $8m for Duracon Uni-Knee settlements

Biomet inks $6m deal to settle kickback charges

October 29, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Biomet agrees to pay more than $6 million to settle False Claims Act charges that it paid doctors to use its bone-growth stimulators.

Biomet inks $6m deal to settle FCA charges

Biomet paid nearly $6.1 million to settle federal charges that it paid kickbacks to doctors to induce them to use bone growth stimulators sold by its EBI subsidiary, the U.S. Justice Dept. said today.

Smith & Nephew claims another win in patent spat with Arthrex

October 27, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Smith & Nephew says the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office confirmed the validity of a patent at issue in an ongoing infringement battle with Arthrex.

Smith & Nephew claims another win in patent spat with Arthrex

Former BSX engineer indicted on charges of stealing balloon cath trade secrets from the company | Medtech legal news for the week of October 27, 2014

October 27, 2014 by MassDevice

Here's a look at some of the top legal news stories for medical device companies this week: Ex-Boston Scientific engineer accused of stealing balloon catheter secrets; Jury clears DePuy in 1st Pinnacle bellwether trial; U.S. Patent Office denies Medtronic request in Endotach stent case; Jury deliberations begin in first trial over DePuy's Pinnacle hips; Johnson & Johnson's DePuy wins first trial over Pinnacle hips

Ex-Boston Scientific engineer accused of stealing balloon catheter secrets

October 21, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Johnson & Johnson's DePuy wins first trial over Pinnacle hips

October 24, 2014 by MassDevice

A federal jury in Texas clears Johnson & Johnson's DePuy Pinnacle hip implant in the 1st bellwether product liability trial over the metal-on-metal device.

Johnson & Johnson's DePuy wins first trial over Pinnacle hips

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BREAKING: Jury clears DePuy in 1st Pinnacle bellwether trial

October 23, 2014 by Brad Perriello

A federal jury in Texas reportedly clears Johnson & Johnson's DePuy Pinnacle hip implant in the 1st bellwether product liability trial over the metal-on-metal device.

BREAKING: Jury clears DePuy in 1st Pinnacle bellwether trial

UPDATED Oct. 23, 2014, with comment from DePuy.

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Becton Dickinson prevails in catheter patent case

October 23, 2014 by Val Kennedy

The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office's patent trial board rules in favor of Becton Dickinson in a case involving a catheter-assembly patent held by One StockDuq Holdings.

Becton Dickinson prevails in catheter patent case

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