Tag Archives: medical device

Paul R. Taskier: Won $482 million patent verdict for doctor

Even the most seasoned litigator knows that intellectual property cases can be more than a bit tricky. So when Paul R. Taskier, a senior litigation partner in the Washington office of Dickstein Shapiro, agreed to represent a radiologist claiming a medical device manufacturer willfully infringed on his patent, he knew he’d have his work cut out for him. But he did have one asset that served him well – a personal and family background in the sciences.

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AAJ urges passage of medical device legislation

WASHINGTON -A recent guilty plea by a medical manufacturer demonstrates the need for legislation that would allow civil suits against medical device makers for defective products, said the American Association for Justice’s chief legislative officer.

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FDA orders study of medical device approval process

WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration has commissioned the Institute of Medicine to study the process by which certain medical devices and are cleared to be marketed in the United States – a process that has been the subject ...

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