State sovereignty principles don’t give the Board of Regents of the University of Texas the right to bring a lawsuit in an improper venue, according to the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
The US Federal Trade Commission is requiring medical device maker Boston Scientific to divest business, as part of a settlement resolving antitrust charges related to its acquisition of UK-based healthcare company BTG.
Eversheds Sutherland has continued its expansion in the US, with the opening of a San Diego office and the addition of three IP litigators.
Massachusetts-based medical laser company Candela and Israeli medical devices manufacturer Lumenis have settled all outstanding patent litigation between the two parties.
The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit yesterday, July 10, handed victory to researchers at the Chinese University of Hong Kong in a case involving a foetal testing patent.
The US International Trade Commission has opened a section 337 investigation into the import of reload cartridges for surgical staplers, which allegedly infringe a US company’s patents.
Morrison & Foerster has strengthened its life sciences group with the addition of Bethany Hills as a partner in New York.
Software company Dassault Systèmes has targeted the life sciences sector with the $5.8 billion acquisition of Medidata Solutions, a US-firm firm focused on clinical trials.
The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has rejected Medtronic’s attempt to revisit a ruling that lumbered the medical device company with a $23 million loss.
Medical device company Neovasc has added two co-inventors to three of its patents, settling a dispute with a competitor, Edwards Lifesciences.