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Boston Scientific Buys Venous Stent-Developer Veniti For $160M

Boston Scientific has agreed to pay up to $160m for the remaining 75% of Veniti Inc. that it does not already own. Veniti is a privately held Fremont, Calif. company that has developed and commercialized the Vici venous stent system for treating venous obstructive disease. The transaction price includes $108m upfront and $52m contingent on US FDA approval of Vici.

M & A Deals

Three Devices Gain Medicare Add-Ons, Including Boston Sci's New TAVR Protector

The US Medicare agency granted inpatient new-technology add-on payments for Boston Scientific's newly acquired cerebral protection system for TAVR, Respicardia's neurostimulator for sleep apnea and Procept BioRobotics' novel resection system for benign prostatic hyperplasia. The highly selective bonus payments typically help drive adoption for the chosen new technologies.

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Nevro, Boston Sci Settle Spine-Stim Patent Dispute

Nevro and Boston Scientific have resolved a patent dispute involving spinal cord stimulation technologies.

Legal Issues Intellectual Property

Mixed Final Ruling In Nevro, Boston Sci Patent Spat

A California federal judge delivered a mixed verdict in a patent dispute between Nevro Corp. and Boston Scientific. The court said that some of Nevro's claims were patent-eligible, but further ruled that Boston Scientific had not infringed those patents.

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