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Cryoablation Competition Heats Up
  • Knobbe Martens
  • USA
  • December 11 2018

Atrial fibrillation (AF), a common heart rhythm disorder, is often treated with cardiac ablation. Cardiac ablation uses RF (heating) or cryothermal


Will New PTO Guidance Be The Antidote to Alice In The Medical Device Patenting Process?
  • Knobbe Martens
  • USA
  • December 5 2018

Medical devices are increasingly incorporating software and other computer elements, but software and computer patents are in the middle of a


FDA & DHS Coordinate Efforts to Address Cybersecurity
  • Knobbe Martens
  • USA
  • October 24 2018

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced an agreement with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to strengthen the partnership


FDA Launches ‘Quik’ 510(k) Review Pilot Program
  • Knobbe Martens
  • USA
  • October 11 2018

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently unveiled the Quality in 510(k) (“Quik”) Review pilot program, aimed at reducing the time it takes to


FDA Expresses Priorities for Clinical Trial Efficiency, Artificial Intelligence
  • Knobbe Martens
  • USA
  • October 11 2018

The FDA has announced new goals to help modernize its procedures and respond to new Technologies. In a blog post by FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb


Medical Device Market Returns and Recent Industry Activity
  • Knobbe Martens
  • USA
  • September 24 2018

The medical device and related markets have shown some growth recently. For example, IHI, an iShares U.S. Medical Devices ETF, has a total return of


First Ever Marijuana-Related Medical Device Approved
  • Knobbe Martens
  • Israel
  • April 5 2018

According to PR Newswire, the Israeli Ministry of Health has grated initial approval to Tel-Aviv-based Kanabo Research for their VapePod vaporizer


Johnson & Johnson Acquires French Surgical Tech Firm Orthotaxy
  • Knobbe Martens
  • USA, France
  • March 2 2018

On February 20, 2018, Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies announced the acquisition of Orthotaxy, a privately-held developer of


MedyMatch Intracranial Hemorrhage Detection Software Receives Expedited FDA Review
  • Knobbe Martens
  • USA, Israel
  • February 18 2018

Tel Aviv-based MedyMatch Technology recently announced it has received Expedited Access Pathway (EAP) designation from the FDA for its intracranial


BioArctic Announces Patent Allowance Entitled Spinal Cord Devices and Methods for Promoting Axonal Regeneration
  • Knobbe Martens
  • USA
  • February 18 2018

BioArctic AB, a public Swedish biopharma company, recently announced that they received allowance of a patent application directed to a method of