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Siemens drops heart catheter trade secret suit

US03-12-2020Sarah Morgan

A medical technology subsidiary of Siemens has settled a lawsuit against a former vice president, which it accused of stealing trade secrets related to heart catheter devices.

Philips defeats antitrust claims in ultrasound infringement suit

US24-11-2020Muireann Bolger

Philips was not anti-competitive when it refused a medical equipment maintenance company access to its software for ultrasound machines but did misuse its copyright, the US District Court for the Western District of Washington has ruled.

Fed Circuit affirms GSK $107m patent loss

US20-11-2020Sarah Morgan

The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit rejected GlaxoSmithKline’s challenge of a $107 million verdict which found the drugmaker had infringed a dry-powder inhaler patent.

Siemens sues ex-VP for stealing heart catheter trade secrets

US19-11-2020Muireann Bolger

A subsidiary of Siemens AG has accused a former vice president of stealing trade secrets related to heart catheter devices to assist his new employer, NuVera Medical, in developing a rival product.

Baxter sues B.Braun in revived kidney treatment patent dispute


American healthcare multinational Baxter has accused B.Braun of patent infringement and fraudulent misrepresentation in an on-going dispute over products used to treat acute kidney injury.

Fed Circuit cancels Bard patent loss

US12-11-2020Rory O'Neill

The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has cancelled a lower court ruling holding that a Bard patent for vascular access device was both not infringed and patent-ineligible.

US agencies to work together against COVID-19 fakes

US03-11-2020Rory O'Neill

US federal agencies are to step up their cooperation on stemming the flow of counterfeit drugs, medical devices, and dietary supplements into the country through the international mail system.

Philips sues Boston Scientific over cardiac diagnostic patents

US03-11-2020Sarah Morgan

Health technology company Philips has accused Boston Scientific of infringing six patents through the sale of its Polaris guidance system and related medical devices.

Lab instrument maker accuses rival of stealing trade secrets

US02-11-2020Sarah Morgan

Pennsylvania-based E A Fischione Instruments has taken a rival lab instrument manufacturer to court over the alleged theft of trade secrets related to specimen holders for transmission electron microscopes.

3M settles mask price-gouging suit with ex-Marine

US28-10-2020Sarah Morgan

A Minnesota judge has approved an agreement between 3M and a former Marine, resolving a price-gouging dispute over N95 masks.

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