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Cook Group chairman Stephen Ferguson continues to beat the drum for repeal for the 2.3% medical device tax, calling the levy a "bad idea that will only get worse with time" in an op-ed piece for the Des Moines Register.
A federal jury in Pennsylvania is slated to decide whether Varian Medical Systems’ (NYSE:VAR) infringement of a University of Pittsburgh patent was willful later this month, after a judge there ruled that the RPM respiratory gating system violates one of the school’s patents.
British orthopedic titan Smith & Nephew (NYSE:SNN) shuffled its business deck yet again with the spinout of its biologics and clinical therapies division in a joint venture with venture capital firm Essex Woodlands.