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Medical laser makers settle microneedle dispute

US18-07-2019Rory O'Neill

Massachusetts-based medical laser company Candela and Israeli medical devices manufacturer Lumenis have settled all outstanding patent litigation between the two parties.

Fed Circuit rejects Stanford DNA test appeal

US11-07-2019Sarah Morgan

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.

USITC investigates import of surgical staplers

US03-07-2019

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.

MoFo hires FDA-focused partner

US01-07-2019

Morrison & Foerster has strengthened its life sciences group with the addition of Bethany Hills as a partner in New York.

Dassault Systèmes makes $5.8bn health data deal

US13-06-2019Mergers & acquisitions

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.

Fed Circuit refuses to hear $23m Medtronic loss

US30-04-2019

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.

Neovasc adds two co-inventors to heart valve patents

US23-04-2019

Medical device company Neovasc has added two co-inventors to three of its patents, settling a dispute with a competitor, Edwards Lifesciences.

FTC approves Fresenius’s $2bn acquisition of NxStage Medical

US10-04-2019

The US Federal Trade Commission has issued a final approval of Fresenius Medical Care’s $2 billion acquisition of medical device company NxStage Medical.

EU court rejects Medrobotics TM appeal

EU04-04-2019

Massachusetts-based Medrobotics has failed to convince the EU General Court that its trademark for ‘See More. Reach More. Treat More.’ should be registered.

Stanford sues Natera over transplant testing patents

US27-03-2019

Stanford University has accused genetic testing company Natera of infringing two patents that cover a non-invasive method of testing if transplanted organs are being rejected.

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