Philips wins IP infringement disputes in Europe November 27, 2019 -- Royal Philips has announced the successful outcome of several intellectual property (IP) infringement disputes with manufacturers and sellers of power toothbrushes and brush heads following targeted legal actions in Europe.
Podcast: Breaking down the antitrust lawsuits against Delta Dental November 21, 2019 -- Plenty is happening in the legal world right now involving Delta Dental, and the results could have a big impact on your practice and our industry. Dental insurance expert Teresa Duncan helps break down what is currently going on and what it could mean for you in this podcast. Discuss
Benco won't appeal FTC ruling, Patterson settles November 12, 2019 -- Benco Dental announced that it will not appeal the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) finding that the dental product distributor and Patterson Companies conspired not to offer discount pricing to dental buying groups. Meanwhile, Patterson Companies announced that it had reached a settlement with the FTC. Discuss
SmileDirectClub sues Calif. dental board for harassment October 18, 2019 -- SmileDirectClub has filed a lawsuit against the Dental Board of California, alleging it intentionally harassed the direct-to-consumer clear-aligner company's clinics in a planned effort to hinder its growth. The litigation further fans the flames between the burgeoning industry and traditional orthodontics. Discuss