Volume 11, Online Edition

Riegel v. Medtronic in Light of the Recent Trend in Preemption Cases: A Case for Amending the Medical Device Act

Volume 11, Online Edition (Jun 2012)

The Medical Device Act of 1976 governs the Food and Drug Administration’s premarket approval process for medical devices. In Riegel v. Medtronic, Inc., the United States Supreme Court held that the Act preempts state tort claims against medical device manufacturers. This Recent Development contends that the Court appropriately decided Riegel in light of its recent

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Julie C. Solms, Recent Development, Riegel v. Medtronic in Light of the Recent Trend in Preemption Cases: A Case for Amending the Medical Device Act, 11 N.C. J.L. & Tech. On. 27 (2009), http://ncjolt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/30_11NCJLTech272009-2010.pdf.

Patent Venue and Convenience Transfer: New World or Small Shift?

Volume 11, Online Edition (Jun 2012)

In the wake of a large rise of patent infringement suit filings in the Eastern District of Texas in recent years, critics have complained that the court is too receptive to such filings and too reluctant to transfer them to other districts. Accusations of forum shopping have been prevalent. However, as long as Congress provides

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Paul M. Janicke, Patent Venue and Convenience Transfer: New World or Small Shift?, 11 N.C. J.L. & Tech. On. 1 (2009), http://ncjolt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/29_11NCJLTech12009-2010.pdf.

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