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A Delaware jury handed down a $16 million favorable judgment to Johnson & Johnson's DePuy-Synthes in its patent infringement suit against Globus Medical, according to a Mass Device report.
NuVasive had to raise its litigation royalty expense estimate for the year after a U.S. District Court set royalty rates for the company's CoRoent XL implants at 13.75 percent and MaXcess retractors at 8.25 percent.
Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based MAKO Surgical received a permanent injunction against Blue Belt Technologies following a lawsuit sparked by Blue Belt hiring a former MAKO sales manager as its vice president of sales.
A new report from the Office of the Inspector General shows that physicians fighting coverage denials have a good chance of succeeding, according to an American Medical News report.
Published in Practice Management
The United States District Court of the Southern District of California in San Diego has awarded Medtronic $101.2 million in damages as a result of the patent dispute between Medtronic and NuVasive, according to a Medtronic news release.
Anthony Galea, MD, a Canadian sports medicine physician who was accused of smuggling unapproved human growth hormones into the United States to treat professional athletes, is scheduled to appear before a U.S. District Court in New York, according to a USA Today report.
The Supreme Court struck down a Vermont law that prohibited drug manufacturers and data mining companies from selling and using physicians' prescription information.
Published in News and Analysis