Nokia Oyj, the Finish company selling its handset business to Microsoft Corp, told a London court that Taiwanese phone maker HTC Corp. was copying its technology designed to help transmit voice and text messages.
The U.S. Supreme Court left intact a patent ruling that may cost a Medtronic Inc. unit more than $200 million in its clash with Edwards Lifesciences Corp. over devices that repair aortic valves without open-heart surgery.
Newcrest Mining Ltd., the worst performer this year among Australia’s 50 biggest stocks, plans to cut staff and contractors at its Telfer mine as part of a review of its operations prompted by falling prices.
Angiodynamics Inc., the maker of devices for minimally invasive surgery, named Joseph DeVivo president and chief executive officer, giving him the job of reviving sales of catheters and other hospital products.
Elderly patients getting Edwards Lifesciences Corp.’s Sapien heart valve implanted through the ribs as part of an expanded access program reaped more benefit than those observed in the initial trials, a study found.
Newcrest Mining Ltd. paced gains in Asian gold stocks, rising the most in four years, after the U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke’s comments backing sustained economic stimulus boosted the precious metal.
HeartWare International Inc. rose the most in more than a year after its implantable pump for heart-transplant candidates gained support from U.S. regulatory advisers who said the device provides dying patients a lifeline.