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BSX loses $309M judgment in patent war with the family of Dr. Michel Mirowski | Medtech legal news for the week of September 29, 2014

September 29, 2014 by MassDevice

Here's a look at some of the top legal news stories for medical device companies this week: Boston Scientific loses $309 million judgment in Mirowski patent war; Ex-Advanced Medical Optics CEO Mazzo indicted in insider trading case; Appeals court denies BD bid to revisit loss to Retractable Technologies; Ackman threatens to sue Allergan again over potential Salix deal; Judge upholds $30M infringement ruling against NuVasive, cancels trademark

Boston Scientific loses $309 million judgment in Mirowski patent war

September 24, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Ackman threatens to sue Allergan again over potential Salix deal

September 24, 2014 by MassDevice

Billionaire William Ackman's Pershing Square Capital Management threatens to sue Allergan if it goes ahead with a deal to buy drugmaker Salix Pharmaceuticals.

Ackman threatens to sue Allergan again over potential Salix deal

(Reuters) - Billionaire William Ackman's Pershing Square Capital Management said on Tuesday that it would sue botox-maker Allergan Inc if the company went ahead with a deal to buy drugmaker Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

JNJ exec pushed to admit failure to perform safety tests on Pinnacle hip implant | Medtech legal news for the week of September 22, 2014

September 22, 2014 by MassDevice

Here's a look at some of the top legal news stories for medical device companies this week: Another J&J exec pressed in lawsuit over Pinnacle hip implant; Did Boston Scientific lose $74M mesh trial over an email?; Boston Scientific must face trial in spat over stent patents; Allergan pushes to kick Valeant, Pershing out of special shareholder meeting; Medtronic settles CRM kickbacks case with final, $362k payment

Another J&J exec pressed in lawsuit over Pinnacle hip implant

September 16, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Second suitor cedes the field early to Zimmer | The week in medtech M&A

September 17, 2014 by MassDevice

Here's a look at some of the top regulatory stories for medical device companies this week: Second suitor ceded early to Zimmer in chase for Biomet; Kimberly-Clark readies Halyard Health medical device spinout; Japan probes Biomet-Zimmer merger; Allergan caves to shareholder meeting after Valeant, Ackman rally support; Remote monitoring companies join forces for cardiac patients

Second suitor ceded early to Zimmer in chase for Biomet

September 12, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Allergan pushes to kick Valeant, Pershing out of special shareholder meeting

September 16, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

Allergan is still looking to prevent Valeant Pharmaceuticals and Pershing Square from voting their shares in a December 18 shareholder meeting the company was forced to host.

Allergan cedes to shareholder meeting, but still pushes for injunction

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GE Healthcare accuses engineer of sending confidential files to company in China | Medtech legal news for the week of September 15, 2014

September 15, 2014 by MassDevice

Here's a look at some of the top legal news stories for medical device companies this week: GE Healthcare says engineer sent trade secrets to China; Counterclaims stand in whistleblower lawsuit against Boston Scientific; Boston Scientific loses $74M pelvic mesh verdict; DoJ says recorded meeting uncovers kickback scheme at Reliance Medical; Allergan caves to shareholder meeting after Valeant, Ackman rally support

GE Healthcare says engineer sent trade secrets to China

September 9, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

GE Healthcare says engineer sold trade secrets to China

Allergan cuts 129 workers amid hostile takeover battle

September 12, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

California-based Allergan informs state regulators that it plans to permanently lay off 129 employees.

Allergan cuts 129 workers amid hostile takover battle

Embattled aesthetic devices maker Allergan (NYSE:AGN) informed California state authorities that it plans to cut 129 workers over the next few weeks.

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