Knobbe Martens Boosts LA Office With Ex-St. Jude CounselLaw360 (subscription)
Law360, New York (February 20, 2015, 2:40 PM ET) -- Intellectual property law firm Knobbe Martens
Olson & Bear LLP has bolstered its Los Angeles office by adding a former St. Jude Medical Inc. chief patent counsel and product development executive as a ...
Olympus Sued Over “Superbug” InfectionsJD Supra (press release)
The New York Times recently reported that 179 patients at the UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center were exposed to a potentially deadly “superbug” between October of 2014 and January of 2015. As of February 18, the infection of seven patients was ...and more »
Trademark Review - February 2015JD Supra (press release)
In HANA FINANCIAL, INC. v. HANA BANK, No. 13-1211, the Supreme Court held that whether two trademarks may be tacked for purposes of determining priority is a question for the jury, because tacking is a factual inquiry based on the perspective of a ...and more »
Federal Circuit Review - February 2015JD Supra (press release)
In TEVA PHARMACEUTICALS USA, INC. v. SANDOZ, INC., No. 13-854, the Supreme Court held that factual findings underpinning claim construction rulings are reviewed for clear error. This decision overrules the long-standing precedent allowing the ...and more »
Medical Device Market to Reach $361 BillionJD Supra (press release)JD Supra (press release)
According to an article in Medical Design Technology, Kalorama Information's 2014 report on The Global Market for Medical Devices estimated that the global market for medical devices was expected to reach $361 billion by year's end, reflecting somewhat ...and more »
Scanadu: the Medical Tricorder from Star TrekJD Supra (press release)JD Supra (press release)
For those familiar with the television show Star Trek, many may remember the Tricorder, a device that Dr. “Bones” McCoy used to wirelessly scan a patient to assess the individual's medical status. The California start-up Scanadu's website touts that a ...
Spineology Sues Wright Medical TechnologyJD Supra (press release)
Spineology, Inc. sued Wright Medical Technology, Inc. (Wright Medical) in the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota . Spineology's complaint alleges that Wright Medical's X-REAM percutaneous expandable reamer infringes one or more ...and more »
DePuy Synthes Announces Acquisition of Olive MedicalJD Supra (press release)
(Feb. 11, 2015) DePuy Synthes, a Johnson & Johnson company, announced its acquisition of Olive Medical Corporation in a press release. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. According to its website, Olive Medical is a medical device ...
Medtronic Completes Acquisition of Covidien for $49.9 BillionJD Supra (press release)
(January 26, 2015) Medtronic announced today that it has finally completed its previously announced acquisition of Covidien. According to the press release provided by Medtronic, the “cash-and-stock transaction is valued at approximately $49.9 billion.”.