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Federal Circuit sends IP case back to USITC


The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit partly reversed, vacated, and remanded a US International Trade Commission decision in a trade dress dispute on Friday, December 7.

Abbott taken to court over coronary stent patent


California-based FlexStent accused healthcare company Abbott Laboratories of infringing a stent patent earlier this week, with the filing of a lawsuit at the US District Court for the Central District of California.

FDA seeks revamp of medical devices approvals


The US Food and Drug Administration is set to change the way that medical devices are approved, after 42 years.

Life sciences partners join Saul Ewing’s Boston office


Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr has strengthened its Boston office with the addition of two life sciences partners from Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds.

EU court throws out catheter trademark appeal


The EU General Court has upheld a decision to deny Japanese medical device producer Asahi Intecc a trademark for a line of catheters it produces.

Boston Scientific acquires BTG for $4.2bn

UK, US20-11-2018

Medical device manufacturer Boston Scientific today announced that it will acquire UK-based healthcare company BTG for $4.2 billion.

LSPN Europe 2018: Technology advancing at ‘incredible pace’ in life sciences

EU, US15-11-2018

The speed of technological advancements in the life sciences industry is forcing patent lawyers to consider whether the norms they’re used to dealing with in the profession still apply.

Hikma and Vectura collaborate to develop GSK generics

Jordan, UK12-11-2018

Jordan-based Hikma Pharmaceuticals and British pharmaceutical company Vectura Group have united to develop generic versions of GSK’s Ellipta respiratory products. 

Cochlear ordered to pay $268m in patent clash


A US district court has ordered Australia-based Cochlear to pay $268 million in damages to the Alfred E Mann Foundation for Scientific Research and Advanced Bionics. 

Interpol seizes 500 tonnes of illicit pharmaceuticals

International, US26-10-2018

More than 500 tonnes of illicit pharmaceuticals have been seized worldwide as part of a global operation led by Interpol, as announced on Tuesday.

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