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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.

EU court backs medical device company over EUIPO

EU21-03-2019

The EU General Court yesterday, March 20, annulled a European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) decision and handed a trademark victory to Spain-based Prim.

National Cancer Institute’s director named as acting FDA chief

US13-03-2019

The Trump administration has named Ned Sharpless, director of the National Cancer Institute, as the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) acting commissioner.

Novartis fails to secure ‘smart’ TM for contact lenses

EU12-03-2019

Switzerland-based Novartis today, March 12, failed to convince the EU General Court that its ‘Smartsurface’ trademark should be registered for contact lenses.

USITC to investigate blood separation devices

US08-03-2019

The US International Trade Commission has instituted an investigation into certain blood separation and cell preparation devices.

USITC investigating dental scanners for alleged patent infringement

Denmark, US28-02-2019

The US International Trade Commission has begun an investigation into whether a Danish company’s dental and orthodontic scanners and software infringed an American company’s patents.

Immunity can’t protect university from patent challenge: Fed Circuit

US27-02-2019

The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit yesterday rejected the University of Florida’s argument that its sovereign immunity protected a patent from section 101 scrutiny.

ResMed and Fisher & Paykel settle patent disputes

New Zealand, US22-02-2019

American medical device maker ResMed and New Zealand-based competitor Fisher & Paykel have agreed to settle a global patent dispute over medical devices.

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