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The Patent Trial and Appeal Board (the “Board”) recently issued Final Written Decisions in two inter partes reviews filed by Stryker Corporation regarding two related Orthophoenix, LLC patents – U.S. Patent Nos. 7,153,307 (the ’307
Lombard Medical, Inc. recently announced that it has acquired Altura Medical. Lombard is an Irvine, California-based medical device company that makes devices for endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) of abdominal aortic aneurysms
Sorin S.p.A. and Cyberonics, Inc. recently announced that the waiting period required under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 for their pending merger has ended. In February, the two companies announced an
San Diego-based Aethlon Medical, Inc. recently announced that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the use of its Aethlon Hemopurifier® bio-filtration device in a clinical protocol for Ebola treatment.
The government of Queensland, Australia recently announced a partnership between San Diego-based Organovo and UniQuest, the commercialization arm of the University of Queensland. According to Organovo’s website, the company
On April 11, 2014, according to a press release, the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware issued a preliminary injunction barring Medtronic, Inc. from selling its CoreValve TAVI product to most new customers in the U.S. This
On February 24, 2014, Orthopaedic Hospital filed a lawsuit against DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc. in the United States District Court for the Central District of California. The complaint alleges that DePuy’s AOX Antioxidant Polyethylene
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. announced this week that it has entered an agreement to acquire PreCision Dermatology, Inc. According to Valeant’s announcement, Valeant will pay $475 million in cash initially,
On January 6, 2014, I.C. Medical, Inc. filed a lawsuit against ConMed Corporation in the United States District Court for the District of Arizona. The complaint alleges that ConMed’s GoldVac® electrosurgical pencils infringe U.S.
On November 27, 2013, Atom Medical International filed a petition with the U.S. Patent Trial and Appeal Board requesting inter partes review of U.S. Patent No. 7,335,157, owned by Draeger Medical Systems. The Petition seeks review of Claims
There seems to be a mobile app for just about everything now. Among the multitude of apps available are an increasing number of medical apps. In response to this growing trend, the FDA has issued a final guidance document for developers
On August 14, SafeStitch Medical, Inc. announced it has entered into an agreement to merge with TransEnterix, Inc. According to the press release, SafeStitch is a publicly traded medical device company based in Miami, and its
On July 3, 2013, Smiths Medical ASD, Inc. sued Rocket Medical plc in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts. Smiths Medical’s complaint alleges that Rocket Medical’s embryo replacement catheters
On June 10, 2013, AngleFix Tech, LLC sued Wright Medical Technology, Inc. in the Western District of Tennessee. AngleFix’s complaint alleges that Wright Medical’s plate and screw systems for bone fixation infringe U.S.
scPharmaceuticals LLC announced today a strategic partnership and product development agreement with Sensile Medical Holding AG under which the companies will collaborate on a new treatment option for patients with heart failure.
ABL Medical, LLC has announced the official launch of its SilvrSTAT® Antibacterial Wound Dressing Gel in the U.S.
According to the press release, SilvrSTAT® is based on the company’s patented nano-molecular silver technology and has
DMH International announced today that its subsidiary, Touch Medical Solutions, Inc. (TMSI), has received approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration for TMSI’s “TouchPACS” medical imaging