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Amgen Appeals Loss of Neulasta and Neupogen Litigation

USA - October 7 2016 On October 3, 2016, Amgen filed a Notice of Appeal in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida and thereby laid the groundwork

Bass IPR Petition Against Shire Fails

USA - October 11 2016 On October 5, the PTAB ruled against Petitioner Coalition for Affordable Drugs II LLC, an organization formed by hedge fund manager Kyle Bass

PTAB - The Most Active Forum Once Again

USA - October 12 2016 In 2014, The Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) had a record breaking year in terms of activity, surpassing the second most active court by 16

Using a DMCA takedown notice to assert a trademark claim may lead to section 512(f) liability

USA - March 26 2014 In 2011, Jenni Alvies launched a blog at "crossfitmamas.blogspot.com" and created a "CrossFit Mamas" Facebook page, where she posted exercise

Court Orders Entry of Final Judgment of Invalidity in Ongoing Janssen v. Celltrion BPCIA Dispute

USA - September 30 2016 A number of new developments arose this past week in the ongoing litigation between Celltrion and Janssen. (C.A. No. 1:15-cv-10698, D. Mass.) As

Biogen Dodges IPR Bullet on Key Tysabri Patents

USA - October 20 2016 On Monday, the PTAB issued its ruling denying institution of three IPRs challenging Biogen's patents claiming formulations and methods of treatment

USPTO Publishes Amendments to Trademark Rules of Practice

USA - October 17 2016 On October 7, 2016, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office ("USPTO") published a Federal Register Notice of Final Rulemaking amending the Trademark

It’s All Academic - Higher Education Trademark Disputes Offer Practical Lessons

USA - October 17 2016 Sayre's Law teaches that academic disputes are so bitter because the stakes are so low. But 2016 has seen a minor spike in real trademark disputes

Federal Circuit Affirms the Dismissal of a Complaint That Insufficiently Pleaded Joint Infringement

USA - October 13 2016 The Federal Circuit addressed the sufficiency of pleading infringement for the first time after the abrogation of Form 18 last year, in the decision

Fifth Circuit Affirms $15 Million Trade Secret Award

USA - October 13 2016 On September 7, 2016, the Fifth Circuit in GlobeRanger Corp. v. Software AG affirmed a $15 million judgment in a trade secret case. Although much of