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Alison Hill
Alison Hill
Alison M. Hill is an associate in our Orange County office. Ms. Hill's intellectual property law practice emphasizes on patent prosecution, litigation, and counseling.

Ms. Hill received her Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacology and Toxicology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Ms. Hill also received her J.D. from the University of Wisconsin Law School, where she was a Note and Comment Editor for the Wisconsin Law Review.

Ms. Hill joined the firm as an associate in 2014.
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K2M Obtains Exclusive License to Patent Portfolio

K2M Group Holdings, Inc. recently announced its acquisition of a portfolio of 17 issued and pending patents for expandable interbody technology.  According to K2M, the company is a global leader in the medical device industry and provides

FDA Will Hold Hearing on Communications Regarding Unapproved Uses

The Food and Drug Administration has issued a notice announcing a public hearing on November 9 & 10, 2016 to gather input relating to companies’ communications about their medical products, with a particular focus on communications

Medtronic Acquires HeartWare for $1.1 Billion

 

Medtronic PLC has announced it has agreed to acquire HeartWare International Inc. for $1.1 billion in cash.  According to the press release, the acquisition will expand Medtronic’s portfolio of diagnostic tools and treatments

FDA Proposes Ban on Powdered Gloves

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced a proposal to ban most powdered medical gloves in the United States due to a health risk posed to patients.

Powder is often added to medical gloves in an effort to make them easier to put on and

Stimwave’s Wireless Pain Relief SCS System Receives FDA Clearance

Fort Lauderdale-based company Stimwave Technologies announced today that its eight-electrode wireless, micro-technology neuromodulation device for relief of chronic back and leg pain received FDA 510(k) clearance. The Company plans

Zyga Receives 510(k) Clearance

Zyga Technology, Inc., a medical device company dedicated to the research, development, and commercialization of surgical solutions to treat conditions of the lumbar spine, recently announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from

Southern Spine Announces 2015 MDEA Honor for StabiLink® MIS Spinal Fixation System

Southern Spine Announces 2015 MDEA Honor for StabiLink® MIS Spinal Fixation System

Southern Spine announced today that StabiLink® MIS Interlaminar Spinal Fixation System has been chosen as the Silver Winner in the Implant and Tissue Replacement category of the 18th Annual Medical Design Excellence Awards competition.

FDA Approves St. Jude Medical’s Upgradeable, MRI-Compatable Spinal Cord Stimulation System

St. Jude Medical, Inc., a global medical device manufacturer, announced that it has received FDA approval of the company’s Protégé MRI™ spinal cord stimulation (SCS) system, along with approval for related percutaneous leads

Apple’s ResearchKit Turns iPhones into Medical Devices

Apple recently released ResearchKit, an open-source software platform that allows scientists to gather medical data using an individual’s own iPhone.  According to The Asian Age, the new platform allows iPhone users to easily

Essential Medical, Inc. Successfully Completes First in Man Studies for MANTA Large Bore Vascular Closure Device

Essential Medical, Inc., a privately held medical device company aiming to create and commercialize new vascular closure devices for femoral punctures after cardiac catheterization procedures, announced that it has successfully completed