Blog Tag: Boston Scientific
On March 5, 2018, Boston Scientific announced its acquisition of EMcision, a privately held company in the United Kingdom and Canada. According to Boston Scientific, this acquisition will expand its range of medical devices in the field
Boston Scientific Announces Agreement for Investment & Acquisition Option with Transcatheter Annuloplasty Ring Developer Millipede, Inc.
Global medical device company Boston Scientific has announced on January 24, 2018, an agreement to make a $90 million investment in privately-held medical device company Millipede, Inc. Millipede has developed a non-invasive
On March 30, 2017, Boston Scientific announced an agreement to acquire Symetis SA, a privately-held Swiss company focused on minimally-invasive transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) devices, for $435 million in cash.
Boston Scientific recently announced that it is launching a worldwide study for its EMBLEM™ MRI Subcutaneous Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (S-ICD) device. According to the press release, a multicenter trail of the device
NeuroTronik, a North Carolina based subsidiary of NeuroTronik LTD of Dublin, announced that it recently closed a $23.1 million Series B funding round. The press release noted that the round was led by contributions from Boston Scientific,
With the upcoming Republican-dominated Presidency and Congress in 2017, the Affordable Care Act, or at least parts of it, look to be on the chopping block. One of the changes that may be forthcoming is a repeal of the 2.3% medical device
Cosman Medical is a privately held manufacturer of radiofrequency ablation (RFA) systems used to treat patients with
A burst of potential acquisitions and consolidations occurred on April 28th in the medical device world, the largest being Abbott Laboratories‘ deal to acquire St. Jude Medical Inc. The deal is for $25 billion dollars and would bring
Boston Scientific filed two petitions with the Patent Trial and Appeal Board on May 14, 2015 requesting inter partes review of Nevro’s U.S. Patent No. 8,359,102. The petitions were assigned Case Nos. IPR2015-01203 and
Boston Scientific Corporation (“Boston Scientific”) filed a petition with the Patent Trial and Appeal Board on April 10, 2015 requesting inter partes review of U.S. Patent No. 6,266,563 (“the ’563 Patent”). The petition
On May 15 and 16, 2014, Boston Scientific Corporation and Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc. (collectively, “Boston Scientific”) filed a total of five petitions with the Patent Trial and Appeal Board requesting inter partes review
According to a Boston Scientific Corp. press release from May 15, 2014, the company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Interventional Division of Bayer AG for $415 million. The transaction is expected to close in the
Last week, Mirowski Family Ventures, LLC filed a lawsuit against Boston Scientific Corp. and its wholly-owned subsidiaries Cardiac Pacemakers, Inc., Guidant LLC, and Guidant Sales LLC. According to the complaint, the defendants breached
Since its passage as part of the Affordable Care Act in 2010, the medical device tax has been hotly debated. The 2.3% excise levied on total revenues may effectively preclude new entrants while hindering the growth of established companies.
OrbusNeich Medical Inc. and its subsidiary, Orbus International B.V., announced on Friday a lawsuit against Boston Scientific Corp. in Ireland for alleged patent infringement. According to the press release, the lawsuit
Boston Scientific has prevailed in the appeal of its lawsuit against Cordis Corporation. Boston Scientific alleged in the lawsuit that Cordis’ 2.25 mm Cypher Sirolimus DES coronary stent infringed U.S. Pat. No. 5,922,021, entitled
EVM Systems, LLC has filed a new lawsuit targeting Rex Medical, L.P. and Argon Medical Devices, Inc. The lawsuit alleges infringement of U.S. Patent No. 8,052,670, entitled “Medical Device With Slotted Memory Metal Tube.” According
C.R. Bard, Inc., and Bard Peripheral Vascular, Inc., are the latest targets of a series of lawsuits brought by LifeScreen Sciences LLC. LifeScreen filed a patent infringement lawsuit in the District of Delaware on January 30 accusing