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MassDevice.com +3 | The top 3 medtech stories for August 22, 2014

August 22, 2014 by MassDevice

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Say hello to MassDevice +3, a bite-sized view of the top three medtech stories of the day. This feature of MassDevice.com's coverage highlights our 3 biggest and most influential stories from the day's news to make sure you're up to date on the headlines that continue to shape the medical device industry.

 

Wearable Intelligence raises $8M for healthcare Google Glass

August 22, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

Silicon Valley's Wearable Intelligence pursues $8.4 million in support of its hospital Google Glass platform.

Wearable Intelligence raises $8M for healthcare Google Glass

San Francisco-based Wearable Intelligence is just about $500,000 shy of closing a recent equity funding round in support of its mobile computing systems, according to the company's SEC filing.

Biomet settles with patent troll, loses European bone cement suit

August 22, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Biomet settles a portion of a patent infringement lawsuit brought by an affiliate of patent troll Acacia Research Group and loses a European case brought over some of its bone cements.

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Biomet said this week that it settled a portion of a patent infringement case with a notorious patent troll and lost a trade secrets theft lawsuit brought in Germany over some of its bone cements.

Standard & Poor's maintains credit watch on Medtronic over Covidien buy

August 22, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Standard & Poor's Ratings Services maintains a credit watch on Medtronic over its $43 billion buyout of Covidien, pending Medtronic's ability to control its indebtedness.

Standard & Poor's puts credit watch on Medtronic over Covidien buy

Allergan can't delay shareholder vote on hostile Valeant bid

August 22, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Valeant Pharmaceuticals and Pershing Square Capital Management reportedly plan to ask Allergan for a shareholder vote on their hostile takeover attempt, after a federal judge rules that Allergan's insider trading lawsuit won't delay the meeting.

Allergan can't delay shareholder vote on hostile Valeant bid

HealthQuest Capital looks to investments with its new $110M funding round | Medtech funding for the week of August 18, 2014

August 22, 2014 by MassDevice

Here's a look at some of the top legal news stories for medical device companies this week: HealthQuest Capital raises $110M for healthcare investments; ElectroCore seeks commercial partners for non-invasive headache tech; PCORI dangles $90M in grants for comparative effectiveness research;

HealthQuest Capital raises $110M for healthcare investments

August 19, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

HealthQuest Capital raises $110M for healthcare investments

Boston Scientific can't sever Pinnacle pelvic mesh cases

August 22, 2014 by Brad Perriello

A federal judge blocks Boston Scientific from severing some of the thousands of product liability lawsuits it's facing over its Pinnacle pelvic mesh device in multi-district litigation.

Boston Scientific can't sever Pinnacle pelvic mesh cases
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