Category: Johnson & Johnson
Sens. Chuck Schumer and Kristen Gillibrand plan to ask the FDA to push medical device companies to pull power morcellators off the U.S. market, after the hysterectomy devices were implicated in spreading uterine cancers.
The U.S. Senate delegation from New York want to see power morcellators, which have been linked to the spread of undiagnosed uterine cancer, pulled from the U.S. market, the Wall Street Journal reported last night.
Here's a look at some of the top legal news stories for medical device companies this week: Another Covidien shareholder sues to block Medtronic merger; Ex-Integra sales rep, manager cop to $800k hospital fraud scheme; Diabetes: Medtronic, Johnson & Johnson settle patent spat; Stryker settles hip implant suit against J&J's DePuy; Appeals court reverses Medtronic's win in Lenox bone mill spat
Wright Medical Group Inc.
, Zimmer Holdings
, DePuy Synthes
, Integra LifeSciences Corp.
, Johnson & Johnson
, Lenox MacLaren Surgical Corp.
, Smith & Nephew
, Stryker Corp.
Stryker Corp. settles a patent infringement lawsuit filed against Johnson & Johnson's DePuy Orthopaedics division; co-defendants Wright Medical, Zimmer Holdings and Smith & Nephew move to have their cases tossed as well.
Medtronic and Johnson & Johnson agree to a confidential settlement of a patent infringement lawsuit brought by Medtronic MiniMed against J&J's Animas division.
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.
Here's a look at some of the top regulatory stories for medical device companies this week: Report: Medtech M&A exits don't hinge on FDA approval; White House rails against Medtronic-style corporate inversions; Smith & Nephew CEO: We've been an M&A target for 10 years; More mega-merger talk from medtech giants; Baxter sheds vaccines biz for $635M
MassDevice.com looks at the internet chatter surrounding the medical device industry with some of most searched-for companies of the last month.
MassDevice.com looked at some of the most talked-about medical device companies, based on trends in U.S. Google searches for the last 30 days.