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EU court rules on Swedish medical devices TM dispute

EU, Sweden07-02-2019

The EU General Court today upheld the decision to invalidate a trademark owned by Swemac Innovation, a Swedish medical devices company.

Chinese AI start-up opens R&D centre in Singapore

Singapore01-02-2019

Chinese artificial intelligence start-up Yitu Technology has launched a new research and development centre in Singapore which will focus partly on applying the technology to medical diagnostics.

FDA approved record number of novel devices in 2018

US31-01-2019

A record number of novel devices were approved by the US Food and Drug Administration in 2018, the federal agency has said.

Chinese national jailed for stealing medical devices tech

China30-01-2019

A US district court has sentenced a Chinese national to 27 months in federal prison for the theft of trade secrets from two American medical device manufacturers.

Fed Circuit upholds $23m win for spine surgeon against Medtronic

US25-01-2019

An appeals court has upheld a $23 million damages award for a spine surgeon, after a jury found that medical device company Medtronic had infringed two of his patents.

Life sciences lawyers shocked and concerned amid Brexit uncertainty

UK17-01-2019

Lawyers have told LSIPR they are concerned about the continuing UK political uncertainty having a negative impact on life sciences investment and the Unified Patent Court.

GE Healthcare partners with Vanderbilt University to create AI apps

US17-01-2019

US-based medical technology company GE Healthcare has entered into a five-year partnership with Vanderbilt University Medical Center to develop cancer immunotherapies using artificial intelligence.

Boston Scientific and Edwards settle heart valve disputes

US15-01-2019

Boston Scientific and US-based Edwards Lifesciences have agreed to settle all outstanding patent litigation between the two companies.

McGuire Woods adds three partners to life sciences team

US15-01-2019

US law firm McGuire Woods is expanding its life sciences patent litigation team with the addition of three partners in its New York office.

Plastic surgery clinic targets former employees in copyright and TM suit

US11-01-2019

A New York-based plastic surgery clinic has taken legal action against two former employees and a rival clinic for copyright infringement, trademark counterfeiting and dilution, and cybersquatting.

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