Siemens sues ex-VP for stealing heart catheter trade secrets
A subsidiary of Siemens AG has accused a former vice president of stealing trade secrets related to heart catheter devices to assist his new employer, NuVera Medical, in developing a rival product.
Baxter sues B.Braun in revived kidney treatment patent dispute
American healthcare multinational Baxter has accused B.Braun of patent infringement and fraudulent misrepresentation in an on-going dispute over products used to treat acute kidney injury.
Fed Circuit cancels Bard patent loss
The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has cancelled a lower court ruling holding that a Bard patent for vascular access device was both not infringed and patent-ineligible.
US agencies to work together against COVID-19 fakes
US federal agencies are to step up their cooperation on stemming the flow of counterfeit drugs, medical devices, and dietary supplements into the country through the international mail system.
Philips sues Boston Scientific over cardiac diagnostic patents
Health technology company Philips has accused Boston Scientific of infringing six patents through the sale of its Polaris guidance system and related medical devices.
Lab instrument maker accuses rival of stealing trade secrets
Pennsylvania-based E A Fischione Instruments has taken a rival lab instrument manufacturer to court over the alleged theft of trade secrets related to specimen holders for transmission electron microscopes.
3M settles mask price-gouging suit
A Minnesota judge has approved an agreement between 3M and a former Marine, resolving a price-gouging dispute over N95 masks.
Cozen O'Connor snaps up Kilpatrick Townsend duo
Cozen O’Connor has hired Jeffrey Gendzwill and Keith Fredlake from Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton into the firm’s Washington, DC office.
Federal Circuit resuscitates Snyder’s heart valve patent
A medical device company, St. Jude Medical, part of Abbott Laboratories, failed in its bid to invalidate a patent for an artificial heart valve at the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit yesterday, Thursday, October 15.
English court issues mixed ruling in heart valve patent clash
The English High Court has handed down a mixed ruling in a dispute between Edwards Lifesciences and its competitor Meril Life Sciences.