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Jury finds ex-Becton Dickinson engineer not guilty of trade secret theft

US12-02-2020Sarah Morgan

A Utah jury has found a former Becton Dickinson research engineer not guilty of stealing trade secrets covering the medical device company’s antiseptic products.

EIP boosts medtech practice with HGF partner


Gareth Probert, the former head of HGF’s Nottingham, UK office, has joined EIP to strengthen its medtech and healthcare practice.

Latham & Watkins boosts team with life sciences litigator

US22-01-2020Sarah Morgan

A life sciences litigator from Williams & Connolly has joined Latham & Watkins’ Washington, DC office.

USPTO denies Edwards' MitraClip patent challenge

US21-01-2020Edward Pearcey

The US Patent and Trademark Office has denied an inter partes review petition from Edwards Lifesciences, which argued that certain claims relating to Abbott’s MitraClip mitral valve repair device are unpatentable.

HLK adds medical devices expert to Bristol office

EU16-01-2020Rory O'Neill

Haseltine Lake Kempner has added Jo Deas as a partner to its chemistry and life sciences team, effective January 20.

NYU cardiologist sues Apple over heart-monitoring tech

US02-01-2020Rory O'Neill

A New York-based cardiologist is suing Apple over the tech that allows the Apple Watch to detect irregular heart rhythms.

J&J to acquire Verily stake in Verb Surgical

US23-12-2019Sarah Morgan

Johnson & Johnson has announced its plan to acquire the remaining stake in Verb Surgical, its robotics venture with Alphabet-owned Verily.

Medtronic sued over artificial heart valves

US06-12-2019Rory O'Neill

Medtronic, the world’s largest medical devices company, is facing a patent infringement lawsuit over its line of artificial heart valves.

US court dismisses infringement, allows trade secret theft claims against Nevro

US28-11-2019Saman Javed

A US district court has partially granted medical devices maker Nevro’s motion to dismiss patent infringement claims against the company by a competitor, Boston Scientific.

DLA Piper hires Arnold & Porter counsel

US27-11-2019Sarah Morgan

DLA Piper has strengthened its San Francisco office with the addition of a former Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer counsel.

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