Category: Legal News
Aaron Quoc Khieu cops a guilty plea to 1 count of stealing trade secrets from Boston Scientific's cardiac catheter business.
A federal appeals court deals a blow to Medtronic when it upholds the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office's decision to validate a patent held by NuVasive.
A federal appeals court yesterday dealt Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) a 2nd blow in nearly as many weeks when it upheld a U.S. Patent & Trademark Office decision that a NuVasive patent is valid.
A federal appeals court declines to re-hear a January ruling that added more than $200 million to W.L. Gore & Assoc.'s $854 million tab in their stent graft patent war.
AngioDynamics wants a federal court to enforce its $160 million judgment against erstwhile partner Biolitec AG and its CEO over an alleged scheme to evade U.S legal jurisdiction.
Here's a look at some of the top legal news stories for medical device companies this week: Baxter drops FloSeal case against J&J; Feds: We got $119m in fraud penalties from medtech companies last year; Insurer, DJO Global settle pain pump suit
, Boston Scientific
, CareFusion Corp.
, Dept. of Health & Human Services (HHS)
, Dept. of Justice (DOJ)
, DJO Global
, Ethicon Inc.
, Ironshore Specialty Insurance
, Johnson & Johnson
, Omni Surgical/Spine360
, Smith & Nephew
, Abbott Laboratories
, Genzyme Corp.
Dental device makers Align Technology and ClearCorrect have moved a step closer to settling their long-standing litigation over patents protecting Align's orthodontic aligner technology.
Federal prosecutors charge former Acclarent CEO William Facteau and ex-sales veep Patrick Fabian with fraud and conspiracy for allegedly marketing a sinus device for off-label uses.
Federal prosecutors last week leveled conspiracy and fraud charges against 2 former executives of Acclarent for an alleged off-label marketing scheme for the Relieva Stratus microflow spacer.