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Teleflex secures win over Medtronic in catheter patent case

US08-06-2023Marisa Woutersen

Medtronic’s claims of “obviousness” over cardiologist’s device rejected | US Federal Circuit upholds Teleflex’s catheter technology patents. 

Split Fed Cir refutes Medtronic challenge to catheter patents

US25-05-2023Liz Hockley

Medtronic prior art reference does not qualify, says Federal Circuit | Firm was hoping to invalidate five catheter technology patents.

Judge: 3M should win COVID-19 price-gouging lawsuit

US02-05-2023Liz Hockley

Judge enters default judgment as New Jersey-based firm failed to respond to suit | Defendant allegedly sought to sell 3M-branded masks at inflated prices during the pandemic.

Novartis loses EU court bid to revoke inhaler trademark

EU16-03-2023trademark oppositionLiz Hockley

Dispute relates to AstraZeneca ‘Breztri’ brand | Court says no likelihood of confusion with earlier marks | Full details of reasoning.

Edwards Lifesciences revives Fintiv challenge

US14-03-2023Muireann Bolger

Medtech company wins reversal of earlier ruling | Door opens to mount a challenge of controversial rule | USPTO director‘s updated guidelines influence court’s reasoning.

Abbott fails to stay claims in baby formula milk dispute

US14-03-2023Legal developmentsLiz Hockley

“Customer suit exception” is rejected by district judge | Suit between Chr. Hansen and Glycosyn is ongoing.

Medtech firm takes ex-employee to court over alleged trade secrets breach

US23-02-2023Liz Hockley

California-based company claims materials engineer emailed himself confidential information | Trade secrets related to artificial heart valve materials.

Eye care company settles with J&J Surgical Vision for $199m

US13-02-2023Staff Writer

J&J had accused defendant of infringing patents related to cataract surgery | Company also complained its copyright-protected computer programs had been ripped off, alleging “piracy of a nearly unfathomable scale”.

Oxford University startup ordered to pay royalties

UK05-01-2023Staff Writer

‘Rare’ case included ‘campaigning element’ says judge | Ex-student sought clarification on royalties from university | 651-paragraph ruling required Oxford Uni to justify its IP policies.

Abbott secures $26m damages in TM clash

US04-01-2023Staff Writer

Distributors and pharmacies face millions in damages and costs after selling international versions of Abbott products in the US | Fraud upon the court discovered after a court-authorised search of defendant’s premises seized an email server.

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