Aesthetic devices maker Ulthera won a new U.S. patent for an ultrasound-based therapy for treating sweat glands disorders, such as hyperhidrosis
The patent, titled "Methods for treatment of sweat glands" was granted by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office late last week, according to a press release.
Burlington, Mass.-based ConforMIS filed documents officially contesting a patent application for a personalized knee replacement system that Stanmore Implants claims to be the world’s 1st.
Cordis Corp., the stent-making arm of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ), lost its legal challenge to a pair of U.S. Patent & Trademark Office rules because it filed the lawsuit too late, according to a ruling by a federal judge in Virginia.
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By Thomas Lee
A top Commerce Dept. official vowed to unclog the country’s beleaguered patent office, linking efforts to clear hundreds of thousands of patent applications to creating jobs and reducing America’s trade deficit.