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  • Punitive Damages Awarded in J&J Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit

    Reuters recently reported that a California state court jury (in the case of Perry et al v. Luu et al, Superior Court of the State of California, Kern County, No. 5-1500-CV-279123) awarded $5.7 Million to plaintiff Coleen Perry for injuries allegedly related to Ethicon Inc.’s TVT Abbrevo product. Ethicon is a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson. The Reuters article stated that Abbrevo is on...
  • Heraeus Medical Components to Acquire NeoMetrics

    In a press release issued March 18, 2015, Heraeus Medical Components, a global business unit of Heraeus Holding GmbH, announced that it will acquire NeoMetrics, Inc.  According to the press release, Heraeus Medical Components has executed a share purchase agreement to acquire 100% of the stock in the privately owned NeoMetrics.  The transaction is expected to occur within the next 60 days.  Fur...
  • Medical Device Industry Organizations Support STRONG Patents Act

    (March 3, 2015)  Mark Leahey, President and CEO of the Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA), issued a statement regarding the Support Technology and Research for Our Nation’s Growth (STRONG) Patents Act of 2015.  According to the bill, the STRONG Patents Act aims to “strengthen the position of the United States as the world’s leading innovator by amending title 35, United States...
Conferences
  • Apr

    29

    2015 MDMA Annual Meeting

    The Liaison Capitol Hill

    April 29 - May 1, 2015

    Washington, DC

    Plan to attend Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA)’s 2015 Annual Meeting in our Nation’s Capital, Apr 29th – May 1st, 2015. MDMA’s Annual Meeting will cover key issues impacting the United States’

  • May

    04

    The 10x Medical Device Conference

    Hilton San Diego Mission Valley

    May 04 - 6, 2015

    San Diego, CA

    Now in its 3rd year, 10x is the thought leaders forum for medical device execs and the annual meeting for the Medical Devices Group, the world’s largest medical device community.

    The 10x Conference limits participation to 200 guests

  • May

    06

    BIOMEDevice Boston

    Boston Convention & Exhibition Center

    May 06 - 7, 2015

    Boston, MA

    New England’s source for every aspect of medical device design and development. From initial start-up and R&D through end-product marketing, find the materials, technologies, ideas, equipment, and suppliers you require to bring