Korea-based medtech company IntroMedic inked a deal with Stratis Medical to distribute its MicroCam video capsule endoscopy system in the U.S. The device is designed to visualize and monitor the small bowel mucosa. The MicroCam is the first capsule endoscopy system with E-Field Propagation or Human Body Communication, according to Stratis Medical – the proprietary […]
Histogen Inc. is declaring victory after a Southern California judge’s decision that its technique for growing human skin cells does not infringe a pair of patents covering SkinMedica’s NouriCel product line.
It’s the second time San Diego-based Histogen, which is primarily focused on regenerative medicine solutions for wound care, has touted a win from U.S. District Court Judge Janis Sammartino. The judge sided with Histogen on how the patents’ claims should be construed.
A former sales rep for Exactech Inc. avoided prison but landed five years’ probation and $56,000 in fines after pleading guilty to setting up a kickbacks scheme to encourage orthopedic surgeons to use the company’s hip and knee implants.
Judge Garrett Brown of the U.S. District Court for New Jersey handed down the sentence to Douglas Donofrio, the former New York-area sales director for the Gainesville, Fla.-based company. Donofrio pleaded guilty to running the scheme between 2002 and 2008.