I was pleasantly surprised by how much l learned at the McDermott Will & Emery Life Sciences Deal-making symposium last week. I don’t say that by inferring I know a lot, in quite the opposite, but what I mean is that a lot of conferences and events are the same content but with different names … Continue reading A Recap of the McDermott Will & Emery Life Sciences Deal-making Symposium
Last week I had the pleasure of spending a few days in Boston attending two separate life science events, Device Talks and McDermott Will & Emery’s Life Sciences Dealmaking Symposium. Although I love spending time in Boston, which is booming, I wish these events had been another week as I was not at home for … Continue reading Device Talks Boston – A Recap
Take a listen about what I learned during Boston Biotech Week and the RESI conference. itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/life-sciences-rush-hour-investing-news-risk-management/id1384888594
You may have recently seen that Spineology lost a patent infringement case against Wright Medical. Spineology sued Wright Medical in 2015 for infringing on their patent and the case went back and forth on appeals, finally ending in July of 2018 with Spineology on the losing end. A high-level synopsis can be found here. I … Continue reading How Do You Defend Your Patent?
Happy Friday! Here is what I am reading as we head into the weekend: Talk about hitting on a lot of points, super insightful article - Regeneron’s Billionaire Founder Battles The Drug Pricing System (Forbes). Bio Roundup: An Alzheimer’s Head-Scratcher, OUTBio, GSK & Gilead Shakeups (Xconomy) When healthcare devices go over the counter. An important … Continue reading Friday Morning’s Top Articles
Here is what I am reading this morning: Glaxo’s New Research Chief Loves Big Pharma. Now He Has To Fix It (Forbes) – Highly recommended read! 23andMe is raising up to $300M on top of what they have already raised, valuing them at $2.5B (PitchBook). Venture capital firms invested more than $738 million in Medtech … Continue reading Wednesday Morning Headlines
It's Thursday and this is what I'm reading: US venture capital activity so far this year in 15 charts (Pitchbook) What’s preventing doctors from adopting virtual care technologies? A Deloitte survey of 624 primary care and specialty care doctors, which found only 14 percent said they have video visit capabilities, also provides suggestions about how … Continue reading Thursday Healthcare News