The Alfred E. Mann Foundation for Scientific Research (AMF) today confirmed the appointment of two new senior executives. Los Angeles-based AMF appointed Charles Nelson as its new COO and Corey Dishmon as its chief legal officer/chief business officer. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News.
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Alfred E. Mann Foundation sells insulin infusion pump IP to Medtronic
The Alfred E. Mann Foundation for Scientific Research (AMF) today announced the sale of intellectual property to Medtronic (NYSE:MDT). As part of the transaction of IP related to implanted infusion pumps, AMF will work with Medtronic to develop the technology into a next-generation implantable insulin pump for people living with hard-to-treat type 1 diabetes in Europe. Get […]
Supremes turn back Cochlear IP appeal
The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear a $268 million patent case appeal filed by Cochlear Ltd. (ASX:COH) against two competitors. The Australia-based hearing implant company had appealed a March 2020 federal appeals court decision upholding a U.S. District Court decision that awarded $268 million in damages to those competitors, the Alfred Mann Foundation and Advanced Bionics, the […]
Cochlear loses appeal over $268m in patent damages
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit upheld a U.S. District Court decision that awarded $268 million in damages from Cochlear Ltd. (ASX:COH) to two competitors in a patent dispute. Yesterday’s ruling comes after several years of legal battles over the patents for hearing implants, and likely won’t be the end, as Cochlear is […]
What should the Mann Foundation do next?
Dr. Robert Greenberg, the Mann Foundation’s new executive chairman, has ideas about where to take one of medtech’s top research and development outfits. He explained more at DeviceTalks West in December. The new executive chairman of the Alfred E. Mann Foundation for Scientific Research sees the foundation continuing its mission of developing devices for unmet medical needs. The foundation […]
Judge raises patent award against Cochlear Ltd. to $268M
A federal judge in California has ordered Cochlear Ltd. (ASX:COH) to pay $268 million — double a jury’s previous award — to the Alfred E. Mann Foundation in a patent dispute. The foundation, named for one of the inventors of cochlear implant technology, sued Australia-based Cochlear in 2007, alleging infringement of a pair of patents covering […]