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Patent battle takes a chunk out of Varian's bottom line

April 30, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

California-based Varian Medical System shaves 16¢ off of its per-share earnings for charges related to a patent infringement settlement with the University of Pittsburgh.

Patent battle takes 15% off Varian's bottom line

Radiosurgery devices maker Varian Medical (NYSE:VAR) posted a tough quarter, with sales up a modest 1.3% and earnings sucked up by legal charges in its 2nd quarter.

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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Varian closes stealthy acquisition of Velocity cancer-management software

April 4, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

Varian Medical completes it acquisition of software-maker Velocity Medical in a closed-doors deal 1st announced last month.

Varian closes stealthy acquisition of Velocity software

California device maker Varian Medical (NYSE:VAR) remained tight-lipped about its bid for software maker Velocity Medical Solutions as it announced the acquisition's close today.

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Varian to acquire cancer software maker Velocity Medical

March 19, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Varian Medical Systems agrees to acquire Velocity Medical Solutions, which makes software to aggregate cancer patients' imaging data and treatment history, for an undisclosed amount.

Varian to acquire cancer software maker Velocity Medical

Varian Medical (NYSE:VAR) said it inked a deal to acquire Velocity Medical Solutions' cancer clinic software.

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Medtech personnel moves for the week of Mar. 10, 2014

March 11, 2014 by MassDevice staff

Here's a look at some of the top personnel stories for medical device companies this week.

ConMed proxy war gets ugly

February 28, 2014 by Brad Perriello

ConMed proxy war gets ugly

The proxy war over control of the board at ConMed turned ugly this week after serious allegations surfaced against 1 of the medical device company's nominees for director.

Medtronic vet takes over marketing at Vexim | Personnel Moves

March 5, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

Spinal devices maker Vexim appoints as its director of marketing Sandrine Carle, a veteran of spinal operations at medtech giant Medtronic.

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French spinal devices maker Vexim (EPA:ALVXM) this month welcome Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) veteran Sandrine Carle as its director of marketing.

Varian misses analysts' estimates but is on track for 2014

February 7, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

Radiosurgery systems maker Varian affirms its 2014 outlook with 5% year-over-year growth in Q1, even as per-share earnings fall short of expectations.

Varian is on track for 2014 with healthy growth in Q1

Palo Alto, Calif.-based Varian Medical (NYSE:VAR) started its fiscal year with moderate growth and a reaffirmed outlook on 2014, but per-share earnings fall short of analysts' projections.

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