Top 5 Drug And Medical Device Legal Issues Of 2021

By Chanda Miller, Hannah Anderson and Elizabeth Slama (January 6, 2022, 6:14 PM EST) -- As we ring in the new year, it is time, once again, to reflect on the most significant legal developments for drug and device companies this year. Below is a brief recap and assessment of our top five developments affecting drug and device law for 2021.

1. Personal Jurisdiction Remains Top of Mind

2021 served up a number of decisions affecting personal jurisdiction, with developments for both general and specific personal jurisdiction. These decisions were not limited to the U.S. Supreme Court — rather, several state courts issued decisions affecting personal jurisdiction as well. We break each of them down in...

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