Category: Stent Wars
The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office denies Medtronic's request for inter partes review of a disputed patent in its ongoing case against Endotach.
Boston Scientific loses an appeal in its royalties battle with stent pioneer Dr. David Jang.
Cordis Corp., Johnson & Johnson's onetime coronary stent-making arm, wins the dismissal of a patent infringement lawsuit brought by Medinol, which now wants the decision reversed on a recent Supreme Court ruling.
Conor MedSystems, the stent maker Johnson & Johnson acquired in 2007, must face a $100 million Biotronik breach-of-contract lawsuit, a New York state appeals court rules.
Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) subsidiary Conor MedSystems can't slip a $100 million breach of contract lawsuit filed by former European distribution partner Biotronik, a New York state appeals court ruled last week.
Abbott says the Dutch Supreme Court upheld its win over Medinol, ending the patent infringement lawsuit brought by the Israeli coronary stent maker.
Seven-year results from Boston Scientific's MADIT-CRT trial show long-term benefits for some patients with mild heart failure.
Some patients with mild heart failure show significant, long-term benefits from cardiac-resynchronization therapy, according to the 7-year results from Boston Scientific's (NYSE:BSX) MADIT-CRT clinical trial presented at the American College of Cardiology's annual meeting over the weekend.
Medtech titan Medtronic touts a relatively minor clinical trial win for the physical integrity of its Resolute drug-eluting stent in what is otherwise a tie with Boston Scientific's Promus Element device.