Category: Legal News
Endo International agrees to settle as many as 20,000 lawsuits filed in U.S. courts against its American Medical Systems subsidiary over its pelvic mesh implants.
A federal appeals court vacates the FDA's decision to rescind its 510(k) clearance for ReGen Biologics' MenaFlex knee implant, ordering the watchdog agency to conduct "further proceedings."
Here's a look at some of the top legal news stories for medical device companies this week: Boston Scientific loses $309 million judgment in Mirowski patent war; Ex-Advanced Medical Optics CEO Mazzo indicted in insider trading case; Appeals court denies BD bid to revisit loss to Retractable Technologies; Ackman threatens to sue Allergan again over potential Salix deal; Judge upholds $30M infringement ruling against NuVasive, cancels trademark
Abbott Medical Optics
, AcuFocus Inc.
, Advanced Medical Optics
, Becton Dickinson & Co.
, Boston Scientific
, Mirowski Family Ventures
, NeuroVision Medical Products Inc.
, Pershing Square Capital Management
, Retractable Technologies Inc.
, St. Jude Medical
, Valeant Pharmaceuticals
, Versant Ventures
, Allergan Inc.
Nobel Biocare escalated its patent battle against Neodent by asking the International Trade Commission to intervene, after Neodent launched a line of dental implants last March that it imports from Brazil.
A federal judge in California upholds a $30 million trademark infringement judgment against NuVasive and revokes its registrations for the 'neurovision' name.
A grand jury indicts former Advanced Medical Optics CEO James Mazzo in an insider trading case, charging Mazzo with leaking news of Abbott's 2009 buyout of AMO.
UPDATED Sept. 25, 2014, with statement from Mazzo.
Boston Scientific loses a $309 million judgment in its long-running patent war with Mirowski Family ventures over cardiac pacemaker technology.
UPDATED Sept. 25, 2014, with comment from Boston Scientific.