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Cayenne Medical sues MedShape over soft tissue anchor

April 18, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Cayenne Medical levels a patent infringement lawsuit against MedShape over soft tissue anchor technology.

Cayenne Medical sues MedShape over soft tissue anchor

Cayenne Medical filed a lawsuit against rival MedShape Inc., alleging infringement of 2 of its patents covering its AperFix soft tissue anchor by MedShape's ExoShape device.

The lawsuit, filed in the U.S. District Court for Arizona, alleges that MedShape hired former Cayenne salespeople with knowledge of the 2 patents at issue, which cover Cayenne's AperFix device.

TAVI: Judge chides Medtronic, Edwards offers consolation prize in infringement case

April 17, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

A U.S. District Judge defends a ban on Medtronic's newly approved CoreValve transcatheter aortic valve implantation system, saying the company willfully ignored the law in bringing the device to the U.S. after it was found to infringe on a patent held by Edwards Lifesciences.

Judge: Medtronic thumbed nose at the law in bringing CoreValve to U.S.

U.S. District Judge Gregory Sleet chided Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) this week after issuing a preliminary ban on the medtech titan's CoreValve transcatheter aortic valve implantation system.

Judge tosses latest Zoll suit against Philips

April 15, 2014 by Brad Perriello

A federal judge tosses another lawsuit filed against Philips Healthcare by AED rival Zoll Medical.

Judge tosses latest Zoll suit against Philips

Appeals court vacates ban on Boston Scientific's Guidezilla catheter

April 15, 2014 by Brad Perriello

A federal appeals court vacates a lower court's decision to keep Boston Scientific's Guidezilla catheter off the U.S. market in the patent infringement lawsuit brought by Vascular Solutions.

Appeals court vacates ban on Boston Scientific's Guidezilla catheter

TAVI: Medtronic vows to appeal CoreValve ban in patent loss to Edwards Lifesciences

April 14, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

Medtech titan Medtronic plans to seek immediate appeal of a preliminary court injunction banning sales of its CoreValve transcatheter aortic valve implantation system.

TAVI: Medtronic has 7 days to appeal CoreValve ban in patent loss to Edwards Lifesciences

TAVI: Court limits U.S. sales of Medtronic's CoreValve

April 11, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

Edwards Lifesciences lands a preliminary injunction limiting Medtronic from selling its CoreValve transcatheter aortic valve implantation system in the U.S.

TAVI: Court bans U.S. sales of Medtronic's CoreValve

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Varian settles patent beef with Pitt for $35M

April 11, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Varian Medical Systems agrees to pay about $35 million to settle a patent infringement lawsuit brought by the University of Pittsburgh, after a federal appeals court overturns a portion of its $100 million loss to Pitt.

Varian settles patent beef with Pitt for $35M

Varian Medical (NYSE:VAR) said it settled its patent infringement beef with the University of Pittsburgh for $35 million, after a federal appeals court overturned a portion of the $100 million award Pitt won in 2012.

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