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FDA Approves Edwards EVOQUE® Tricuspid Valve Replacement System
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) recently approved the Edwards EVOQUE®  Tricuspid Valve Replacement System (the “EVOQUE® system”) for use in treating Tricuspid Regurgitation (“TR”). The EVOQUE®  system is...
FDA Clears ABK Biomedical’s Eye90 Microspheres for Hepatocellular Carcinoma Treatment
ABK Biomedical successfully secured Breakthrough Device Designation from the FDA on December 5, 2023, for its Eye90 microspheres device, which is indicated for the treatment of unresectable Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC)....
CooperCompanies acquires a selection of Cook Medical’s reproductive health products
CooperCompanies announced on November 1, 2023, the purchase of Cook Medical’s doppler monitoring, gynecology surgery, and obstetrics products for $300 million. CooperCompanies is a global medical device company that is...
FDA Clears Neurovalens’s Modius Sleep for Insomnia Treatment
Neurovalens successfully secured 510(k) clearance from the FDA on October 27, 2023 for its Modius Sleep device with relation to treatment of insomnia and/or anxiety.   The clearance was supported by...
DuPont to Acquire Spectrum Plastics Group
DuPont announced on May 2, 2023 its acquisition of Spectrum Plastics Group (“Spectrum”), a specialty plastics manufacturer, from the private equity firm AEA Investors for $1.75 billion. Headquartered in Atlanta,...
Security Defense Systems Sues Athenahealth and ConnectiveRx
On April 26, 2023, Security Defense Systems, LLC sued Athenahealth, Inc. in the Western District of Texas.  The lawsuit alleges that Athenahealth’s Epocrates application and epocrates.com website infringe U.S. Patent...
Cranial Technologies Sues Ottobock for Infringement of Cranial Remodeling Patents
Cranial Technologies, Inc. sued Ottobock SE & Co. KGaA and Active Life LLC in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California on March 29, 2023.  The lawsuit...
FDA Seeks $7.2 Billion Budget for 2024
The FDA recently announced that it is seeking a budget of $7.2 Billion for 2024, part of which is intended for “Advancing Medical Product Availability.”  The portion of the requested...
Medical device innovations and IP: A strategy is everything.
Bringing a medical device to market relies on a broad understanding of IP, explain Sabing Lee and Kregg Koch of Knobbe Martens. The original version of this article was published...
Becton Dickinson’s PureWick Wins Patent Infringement Suit Against Stryker’s Sage Products Related To Female External Catheters
PureWick Corp., a Becton Dickinson company, succeeded in its infringement lawsuit PureWick Corp. v. Sage Products LLC. PureWick’s lawsuit alleged that Sage Products infringed U.S. Patent Nos. 10,226,376; 10,390,989; 10,376,407,...
Medical Device Company Pleads Guilty to Dealing in Non-FDA Approved Devices
The United States Department of Justice announced that medical device company Affordable Healthcare Solutions, LLC has pleaded guilty to charges related to unapproved prescription hyaluronic acid medical devices, as reported...
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