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CASES OF THE WEEK Kannuu Pty Ltd. v. Samsung Electronics Co., Appeal No. 2021-1638 (Fed. Cir. Oct. 7, 2021) The Federal Circuit addressed whether a forum selection clause in an NDA...

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NeoChord, Inc. (“NeoChord”) announced on October 4, 2021 that it successfully completed a first-in-human procedure with the NeXuS Transcatheter... Read More »
The United States Department of Justice announced that medical device company Affordable Healthcare Solutions, LLC has pleaded guilty to charges related to... Read More »
Boston Scientific Corp. has agreed to acquire Devoro Medical Inc. in a deal expected to close this year.  Boston Scientific previously held a 16%... Read More »
Baxter International Inc. (“Baxter”) has agreed to acquire Hillrom for $10.5 billion ($156 per share) in a deal expected to close in 2022.  ... Read More »
The orthopedic industry traditionally sees significant levels of intellectual property litigation activity, and this year has been no different. One source of this... Read More »
According to an article published in Nature Biotechnology, Harvard and MIT researchers invented a face mask for detecting SARS-CoV-2, the virus... Read More »
Nephros, Inc. acquired GenArraytion, Inc., a manufacturer of infectious disease monitoring and measurement products. The acquisition is... Read More »
According to the FDA, the medical device industry experienced significant supply chain disruptions during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Such disruptions caused... Read More »
The U.S. Supreme Court recently decided a case resolving a patent dispute between two medical device companies, Hologic, Inc. and Minerva... Read More »
Can certain specific medical device details remain company know-how or protected trade secrets even if patents are pursued on the medical device?  Consider the... Read More »
Written by: Tom Cowan The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) allows a patent applicant to pay reduced fees if it qualifies as a “small... Read More »
On June 3, 2021, Conformis continued its patent enforcement efforts involving patient-specific technologies by filing suit... Read More »
BIO-RAD LABORATORIES, INC. v. ITC Before Newman, Lourie, and Dyk. Appeal from the ITC. Summary: Patentees cannot escape the bounds of their claims by... Read More »
What does it require to bring a transformational innovation to patients?  To address this question, the UCLA Biodesign Hub for MedTech and Digital... Read More »
DEPUY SYNTHES PRODUCTS, INC. v. VETERINARY ORTHOPEDIC IMPLANT, INC. Before Prost, Clevenger, and Dyk.  Appeal from the Middle District of Florida. ... Read More »
CANFIELD SCIENTIFIC, INC. v. MELANOSCAN, LLC Before Newman, Dyk, and Reyna.  Appeal from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Summary:  The... Read More »
Royal Philips NV acquired BioTelemetry, Inc. for $2.8 billion US dollars. Headquartered in Malvern, Pennsylvania, BioTelemetry provides cardiac... Read More »
VECTURA LIMITED v. GLAXOSMITHKLINE LLC Before Prost, Bryson, and Wallach.  Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Delaware... Read More »
C R BARD INC. v. ANGIODYNAMICS, INC. Before Reyna, Schall, and Stoll.  Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Delaware... Read More »
BIO-RAD LABORATORIES, INC. v. 10X GENOMICS INC. Before Newman, O’Malley, and Taranto.  Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of ... Read More »
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