Intellectual Property
Jul 11, 2016
RTI vs Becton Dickinson Retractable Technologies, Inc. (RTI) brought a case against medical device giant Becton Dickinson (now BD) in June 2007. The...
Jul 11, 2016
Heraeus vs Biomet Heraeus Kulzer GmbH alleged in December 2008 that Biomet, Inc. and Biomet Europe BV, and other subsidiaries misappropriated...
Jul 11, 2016
Perfect Surgical Techniques vs Olympus America Perfect Surgical Techniques brought a suit against Olympus America Inc. in November 2012, alleging...
Jul 11, 2016
Abiomed vs Maquet Cardiovascular According to an Abiomed SEC filing, Maquet Cardiovascular LLC, a Getinge Group subsidiary, sent the smaller...
Jun 29, 2016
The Defend Trade Secrets Act signed into law in May filled a gap in existing law and allows companies to protect their trade secrets across state lines and...
May 19, 2016
Edwards Lifesciences prevails in a lawsuit involving the transcatheter mitral valve replacement company it acquired and that startup's competitor. ...
Apr 28, 2016
Patent trolls aren't only a U.S. phenomenon. Two legal experts discuss why nonpracticing entities have impacted medical device companies doing business in...
Mar 07, 2016
A recent case in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit upheld certain patent owner rights. A patent law expert explains why medical device...
Jan 25, 2016
What's in a name? A lot, when it comes to naming your new medical device. Here is an expert's advice on trademarks for medtech companies. Josh Gerben...
Dec 02, 2015
Intellectual property may not be the most sexy topic to an entrepreneur with the next killer idea for a product, but without it, the idea will die a quick,...