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.
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.
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.
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 US-based Edwards Lifesciences have agreed to settle all outstanding patent litigation between the two companies.
US law firm McGuire Woods is expanding its life sciences patent litigation team with the addition of three partners in its New York office.
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.
Los Angeles-based law firm Pierce Bainbridge Beck Price & Hecht has hired two partners to its New York office.
The UK government has published further guidance on the regulation of medicines, medical devices and clinical trials in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
The US Food and Drug Administration has announced a new programme to boost the innovation of safer medical devices and breakthrough technologies.