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Australian court finds human gene mutation to be patentable

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Australia, USA
  • -
  • September 11 2014

A full panel of the Federal Court of Australia has upheld its earlier ruling that an isolated but naturally occurring nucleic acid, BRCA1, can be

Company seeks SCOTUS order allowing Federal Circuit to apply Alice standard

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 21 2014

Advanced Biological Laboratories SA (ABL) has requested in a reply brief that the U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) issue a GVR ordergrant its

Federal Circuit rules jurisdiction lacking in Vermont dispute with patent assertion entity

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 21 2014

The Federal Circuit Court of Appeals has determined that it lacks jurisdiction to review a district court ruling remanding to state court for lack of

Not-so-expert options? Daubert challenges abound in Apple Inc. v. Motorola , Inc

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 29 2014

Are we experiencing a "damages free-for-all," or is it "business as usual" with damages opin- ions? The spike in challenges to damages experts has

Heinz “Dip & Squeeze” case revived by Third Circuit

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 25 2014

The Third Circuit has reversed a Michigan district court's dismissal in a case alleging that H.J. Heinz Co. stole the idea for the "Dip & Squeeze"

Court dismisses suit accusing LSU of fraudulent sweetener patent

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 18 2014

A California federal court has dismissed on jurisdictional grounds Quest Nutrition LLC's lawsuit against Louisiana State University Agricultural

Challenge to AIA first-to-file rule fails for lack of standing

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 17 2014

Ruling that it had jurisdiction to consider a constitutional challenge to the America Invents Act (AIA), the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals has

Patent damage awards studied

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 17 2014

Legal analytics firm Lex Machina has issued a "Patent Litigation Damages Report" that analyzes patent litigation damages awarded in U.S. district

USPTO proposes changes to patent term adjustment

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 26 2014

In response to the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals ruling in Novartis AG v. Lee, summarized in Issue 71 of this Bulletin, the U.S. Patent and

New infringement lawsuit filed to protect BRCA1 and BRCA2 patents

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 26 2014

Myriad Genetics has brought a new infringement lawsuit against a company offering a next-generation sequencing test that analyzes the BRCA1 and BRCA2