With nearly a decade of proceedings behind it, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) has established a record. Medtech companies can learn from it. Timothy P. McAnulty and Daniel F. Klodowski, Finnegan One of the key aspects of a strong patent is the owner’s ability to enforce it. And when a patent is asserted […]
Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner
A new generation of digital surgery systems will level surgeons’ playing field — giving them artificial intelligence, robotic tools, and other assistive technologies. In three interviews in this week’s DeviceTalks Weekly Podcast, leaders from Asensus, ActivSurgical and Memic explain how their systems will improve surgeon performance, reduce errors, and deliver the “democratization” of surgical robotics. […]
In this week’s DeviceTalks Weekly podcast, we’ll first delve into Medtech’s own brewing Supreme Court battle. J. Michael Jakes, a partner at Finnegan, will tell us why the industry should be watching when the Supremes review the latest patent battle between Arthrex and Smith+Nephew. We’ll also talk about Medtronic’s Analyst Meeting where CEO Geoff Martha […]
Mako Surgical (NSDQ:MAKO) tapped Lawrence Gibbons to replace its regulatory affairs vice president, James Keller, who resigned effective Feb. 3.
Gibbons, 60, was most recently with Fisher & Paykel Healthcare (NZE:FPH), where he helped establish a manufacturing facility in Mexico and set up the quality system at the company’s New Zealand headquarters.