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Johnson & Johnson logs win in Cordis-Medinol stent patent spat

August 12, 2014 by Brad Perriello

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.

Johnson & Johnson logs win in Cordis-Medinol stent patent spat

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J&J's Conor MedSystems can't slip $100M Biotronik lawsuit

May 20, 2014 by Brad Perriello

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.

J&J's Conor Medsystems can't slip $100M Biotronik lawsuit

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.

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Abbott claims win over Medinol in Dutch stent patent fight

May 13, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Abbott says the Dutch Supreme Court upheld its win over Medinol, ending the patent infringement lawsuit brought by the Israeli coronary stent maker.

Abbott claims win over Medinol in Dutch stent patent fight

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ACC 2014 Roundup: Study shows long-term benefits for some CRT-D patients

March 31, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Seven-year results from Boston Scientific's MADIT-CRT trial show long-term benefits for some patients with mild heart failure.

ACC 2014 Roundup: Study shows long-term benefits for some CRT-D patients

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.

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Stent wars: Shrinkage concerns resurface in Medtronic/Boston Scientific DES trial

February 3, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

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.

Stent wars: Medtronic's Resolute DES bests Boston Scientific's Promus Element for stent deformation

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Supreme Court denies stent pioneer Saffran in $600M patent case against J&J's Cordis

January 28, 2014 by Brad Perriello

The U.S. Supreme Court denies stent pioneer Dr. Bruce Saffran's appeal of a $600 million patent infringement decision to Johnson & Johnson's Cordis stent-making arm.

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Johnson & Johnson's (NYSE:JNJ) Cordis stent-making arm won the final round in a patent infringement battle with stent pioneer Dr. Bruce Saffran when the U.S. Supreme Court yesterday declined to hear Saffran's appeal.

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Boston Scientific wins FDA approval for Promus Premier stent

November 25, 2013 by Brad Perriello

The FDA grants pre-market approval to Boston Scientific's next-generation Promus Premier coronary stent.

Boston Scientific wins FDA approval for Promus Premier stent

Boston Scientific (NYSE:BSX) said the FDA granted pre-market approval for its next-generation coronary stent, the Promus Premier.

Natick, Mass.-based Boston Scientific said it plans an immediate release for the Promus Premier, a drug-eluting stent made of a platinum-chromium alloy coated with everolimus.

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