English court says Roche did not infringe insulin pump patents
The English High Court has cleared Roche of patent infringement claims over its line of insulin pumps but shot down the pharma giant’s attempt to invalidate the plaintiff’s patent.
Masimo wants ITC to block Apple watches
Masimo wants to bar Apple from selling the Apple Watch Series 6, alleging the mobile manufacturer infringed five of its blood pressure monitoring patents.
English High Court strikes out bad faith ‘Revolax’ TM
A Warrington-based distributor of aesthetic and cosmetic products has lost its UK trademark for a dermal filler brand after the English High Court found it to have registered the brand in bad faith.
Philips settles ultrasound copyright claims
Philips has settled trade secrets and copyright claims against a medical imaging company, having already survived accusations of breaching antitrust law.
TTAB fast-tracks COVID TM reviews
The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) will start expediting the review and issuance of ex parte appeal decisions related to COVID-19 trademarks.
Conformis launches implant lawsuit against J&J subsidiary
US medtech company Conformis has filed a lawsuit against J&J Medical Devices-owned DePuy Synthes, alleging that it infringed on its custom implant and surgery software patents.
Fed Circ. agrees Bio-Rad infringed 10x patents
The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has affirmed a US International Trade Commission (ITC) decision that ruled Bio-Rad Laboratories had infringed three 10x Genomics patents.
Moldex-Metric hits Honeywell with false advertising suit
Honeywell has been targeted in a recent complaint from competitor Moldex-Metric over a newly-launched “antimicrobial” earplug dispenser, which Moldex claims is falsely advertised.
PTAB invalidates Sanofi injector patent
Mylan Pharmaceuticals has succeeded in getting the Patent Trial and Appeal board (PTAB) to invalidate an injector patent held by French pharmaceutical company Sanofi
Arthrex prevails in patent dispute over wrist fracture device
In a win for medical device maker Arthrex, a federal judge in Delaware has ruled that its wrist-plating system does not infringe a patent owned by competitor TriMed Technologies.