The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has cancelled claims of a Melanoscan patent covering methods of detecting skin cancer.
Johnson & Johnson has settled its case against Advanced Inventory Management, trading as eSutures, which it accused of distributing counterfeit and contaminated surgical tools.
More than 250 million rapid COVID-19 tests will be made available for low and middle-income countries as part of a World Health Organization initiative to accelerate the global response to the virus.
A US federal court has upheld a preliminary injunction against a Chinese doctor accused of stealing trade secrets from US heart device manufacturer AtriCure.
The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has affirmed a decision by the US Patent Trial and Appeal Board which centered on the validity of a patent for an ophthalmic illuminator.
Sister medical device companies, Medical Components and Martech Medical Products, are liable for $1.2 million after a federal court in Pennsylvania ruled that both infringed a patent covering the design of a handle on a medical device.
US customs officials at John F Kennedy International Airport in New York have seized 100,000 counterfeit 3M N95 masks imported from Hong Kong.
The US Supreme Court will decide whether or not to maintain a legal doctrine which stops inventors who sell their patent rights from later claiming the patents are invalid.
A manufacturer of healthcare products including personal protective equipment has accused a newly incorporated company of trying to confuse consumers during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Medical device company Nevro has agreed to drop a patent infringement suit which accused Boston Scientific of infringing patents related to spinal cord stimulation (SCS) therapy.