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Class action filed against 23andMe, Inc. over efficacy of home DNA test kits

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 30 2014

A New Mexico resident has filed a putative nationwide class action against 23andMe, Inc., alleging that claims for its DNA Collection Kits&mdash

FDA issues report to Congress on drug shortage mitigation, GAO weighs in

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 13 2014

In its first annual report to Congress on drug shortages for calendar year 2013, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has provided data

U.S. Senators propose subjecting compounded drugs to federal regulation

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 2 2013

Bipartisan Senate health committee leaders have released draft legislation that would give the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) greater oversight

Texas compounder agrees to nationwide recall of all sterile products

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 15 2013

According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Cedar Park, Texas-based compounding pharmacy Specialty Compounding LLC has agreed to recall

Venture capitalists are returning to life-sciences investing

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 3 2012

Reuters reports that a number of global venture firms have renewed their interest in the life sciences and health-care sectors, motivated by big acquisitions, U.S. laws speeding up certain drug approval processes and new products that have broadened the life-sciences definition

News Bytes September 2013

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 26 2013

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) seeks comments on its draft Genomic Data Sharing (GDS) Policy that outlines the responsibilities of

Settlement reached in drug contamination suit

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 26 2013

According to a news source, Nordion Inc. has settled a lawsuit in which Bioaxone Biosciences Inc. sought $90 million for the alleged contamination of

Biotech secures $5.3 million for immunosuppressant drug research

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 18 2013

San Francisco-based startup, Nurix, Inc., which reportedly develops T-cellspecific immunosuppressants used to treat autoimmune diseases such as

Cancer biotech seeks $69 million in IPO

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 9 2014

Dicerna Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has filed a registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission indicating its intent to raise up

Federal Circuit dubbed a “rogue appeals court,” seen as biased in favor of patent holders

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 3 2012

Writing for Ars Technica in an article titled “How a rogue appeals court wrecked the patent system,” associate writer Timothy Lee explores the history of the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, noting that it was created in 1982 due to “concerns about the lack of uniformity in patent law that had become widespread.” With sole appellate jurisdiction over patent disputes, the court accomplished congressional goals by making patent law more uniform, but it had other side effects, according to Lee