Intellectual Property
Dec 01, 2015
The United States Patent and Trademark Office has denied an inter partes review request by Boston Scientific relating to a patent held by Nevro, a medical...
Nov 04, 2015
Boston Scientific has sued Edwards Lifesciences in Germany alleging that the company is infringing on a patent related to its Lotus transcatheter heart valve....
Sep 11, 2015
Criticizing the methodology of a recent survey that led to the conclusion that patent licensing doesn't mean innovation.   Ron D. Katznelson An MD+DI...
Aug 21, 2015
Here are time and money saving patent strategies for early-stage medtech companies.   Roman Fayerberg and David J. Dykeman Venture capital (VC) funding...
Aug 14, 2015
Intellectual property considerations need to be made at every stage of a medical device product lifecycyle to ensure strong protection and increases chances of...
Aug 11, 2015
A recent explosion in the number of granted U.S. medical device patents points to a bright future for the industry. Which regions are leading this innovation?...
Jul 09, 2015
A patent law expert who worked closely with one of the latest darlings of the healthcare IPO world talks about the must-haves for a successful medtech IP...
Jun 12, 2015
Marie Thibault One of the patent reform bills introduced in this Congressional session—the Innovation Act (H.R. 9) is set to advance to the House floor...
Apr 22, 2015
Medical device companies need a superior product and patent protection for their medical devices and related methods of use, but also need to consider a few...
Apr 15, 2015
Marie Thibault The Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA) continues to voice its opposition to patent reform legislation being considered in the...