Have You Reviewed Your Royalty Agreements Lately?

Law360, New York (December 22, 2009, 12:12 PM EST) -- Intellectual property attorneys in the drug and medical device field need to understand the serious penalties, both civil and criminal, that can result from failing to consider Anti-Kickback, Stark and False Claims laws in their practice.

IP attorneys may be unknowingly exposing a company, physician and even themselves to liability. Compliance officers should be following up with their IP attorneys to better understand these complicated laws and regulations.

It is a familiar scenario that is repeated over and over in the medical device and pharmaceutical industry:...
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