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The Week (so far) in med tech

April is not yet complete, but two items of interest already bear noting. One of these is perhaps the most important patent case to be heard by the Supreme Court in a long time, at least where life sciences are…

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Three important med tech developments in January 2013

The new year is underway and a few things of interest to med tech firms have already cropped up. Here are three of the more interesting developments in the world of medical devices (and it’s only for the month of…

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Three Things To Watch in 2013

The new year is in full swing, but just as the Treaty of Versailles left a big mess to be resolved in another bloody conflict a scant 20 years later, the end of 2012 was anything but the end of…

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Election 2012: What it means for device makers

There’s a saying that elections have consequences, an observation that has special meaning for the highly regulated medical device industry. Here are a few things for device makers to bear in mind as 2012 gives way to 2013. Supreme Court…

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The last days of 2012: Patent cases and empty seats

There are only 70 or so days left in 2012, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t a lot of critical activity still in play. Here are a couple of things to keep track of. November 6: Who will choose the…

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Myriad at CAFC: Three points to remember

The July 20 hearing at the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit addressing the Myriad case did not last a terribly long time, but there were a few object lessons to take away. We last visited this situation shortly…

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Supreme Court ruling could lead to more questions than answers

The highest court in the land is poised to make a ruling that will undoubtedly change the face of healthcare forever. As the Supreme Court is set to bury or uphold President Obama’s presidential campaign healthcare plan, there should be…

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Myriad, Prometheus and life science patents: The End of Days?

The Supreme Court decision in Mayo v. Prometheus and the Court’s remand of Myriad have provoked a lot of angst on the part of those in the life sciences. Still, the degree to which these cases might prove cataclysmic is…

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What will the Supreme Court do with Prometheus v. Mayo?

Prometheus v. Mayo has had its day at the Supreme Court, but the Court has yet to render a verdict. This leaves everyone with a couple of months on their hands to speculate as to what the outcome might be….

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Patent reform: All aboard, the train has left the station

The U.S. House of Representatives is expecting a vote this week on its patent reform bill, but unlike passage of the Senate bill, the House bill has to deal with a potentially crippling conflict. This conflict was set up by…

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