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.
American medical device maker ResMed and New Zealand-based competitor Fisher & Paykel have agreed to settle a global patent dispute over medical devices.
Johnson & Johnson has announced plans to strengthen its robotics programme with the addition of Silicon Valley-based Auris Health to its business.
The EU General Court has dismissed an appeal from German company Nemius Group against a decision to refuse registration for its ‘Dentaldisk’ mark.
Global information company Clarivate Analytics has launched a “Life Science Alliances Program” to provide drug and medical device developers a new way to advance their research and development.
The EU General Court today upheld the decision to invalidate a trademark owned by Swemac Innovation, a Swedish medical devices company.
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.
A record number of novel devices were approved by the US Food and Drug Administration in 2018, the federal agency has said.
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.