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Fed Circ grants Arthrex remand, rejects Iancu conflict

US10-09-2020Sarah Morgan

The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit granted the owner of an artificial heart valve patent a remand under Arthrex, but shot down the company’s attempt to escape an inter partes review by citing a conflict.

Cochlear to pay $75m extra if patent judgment upheld

19-08-2020Rory O'Neill

Hearing implant manufacturer Cochlear has agreed to pay an additional $75 million to settle a patent infringement case if an original $268 million damages bill is upheld by the US Supreme Court.

3M wins $200k face mask settlement

17-08-2020

An Amazon seller has agreed to pay almost $200,000 to settle a trademark lawsuit brought by face mask manufacturer 3M over alleged price gouging.

Fed Circuit throws out doctors’ patent suit

17-08-2020

The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has thrown out a patent infringement lawsuit brought by two Illinois doctors against more than 300 hospitals.

Medit scores win in 3Shape patent battle

06-08-2020Rory O'Neill

South Korean medical devices manufacturer Medit has prevailed in a patent infringement lawsuit brought by Danish rival 3Shape in Germany.

J&J wants $25m over ‘contaminated’ fake medical tools

US29-06-2020

Johnson & Johnson has accused a medical supplier of distributing counterfeit surgical tools that are “bacterially contaminated and critically defective”.

3M secures settlements in price-gouging litigation

US23-06-2020Sarah Morgan

3M has settled with two companies it had accused of reselling N95 masks at inflated prices amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Roche accuses competitor of infringing diabetes patent

Switzerland, US22-06-2020Sarah Morgan

Roche Diabetes Care, a subsidiary of Switzerland-based Roche, has accused medical device company Insulet of infringing a patent covering a blood glucose level monitor. 

MicroPort accuses rival of selling ‘knock-off’ surgical tools

US18-06-2020

MicroPort Orthopedics has sued rival Medacta, accusing it of providing surgeons with “knock-off copies and defaced versions” of MicroPort’s patented surgical tools.

Illumina secures injunction against BGI

US18-06-2020Sarah Morgan

Genetic sequencing company Illumina has obtained a preliminary injunction against its China-based rival BGI.

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