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  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 13 2014

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) makes available Guidance for Industry and staff titled "Molecular Diagnostic Instruments with Combined

Federal court upholds FTC rules on reporting certain pharma patent transfers

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 12 2014

Granting the agency's motion for summary judgment, a federal court in the District of Columbia has upheld the U.S. Federal Trade Commission's (FTC's

News Bytes - June 6, 2013

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 6 2013

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office creates the After Final Consideration Pilot Program 2.0 which modifies and extends a program designed to

False-marking plaintiff challenges retroactive application of AIA standing requirement

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 17 2011

A Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law-affiliated non-profit legal services organization, known as the Public Patent Foundation, has filed a pleading in its false-marking lawsuit against the company that makes Tylenol products, challenging the constitutionality of a retroactive America Invents Act (AIA) provision that would divest the non-profit of standing

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

U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius delegates authority to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to determine whether clinical trial information was not submitted to the Clinical Trial Registry and Results Data Bank as required by law or “was submitted but is false or misleading in any particular.”

Court dismisses action to correct inventorship of two patents

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • May 19 2011

A federal court in Massachusetts has determined that genetic researchers could neither substitute themselves as the inventors of two patents nor correct the patents' inventorship to add their names under 35 U.S.C. 256, because they had not engaged in any collaborative efforts with the named inventors

Fractured Myriad Genetics ruling follows SCOTUS remand

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 30 2012

Ruling that one plaintiff had standing to seek a declaratory judgment as to the patent eligibility of certain genetic discoveries, the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals has once again reversed in part and affirmed in part a lower court’s determination that isolated DNA molecules and methods of comparing molecules to determine whether a patient’s genes have mutations that could cause breast and ovarian cancer were not patent eligible

News bytes - February 21, 2013

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 21 2013

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office schedules a series of public roundtables "to solicit stakeholder input on ways the agency can reduce the number

News bytes 10 January 2013

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 10 2013

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) schedules an Additive Manufacturing Partnership Meeting on January 23, 2013, at its Alexandria, Virginia

Federal Circuit reverses Patent Appeals Board on obviousness ruling and commercial success evidence

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 13 2011

The Federal Circuit Court of Appeals has determined that the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences incorrectly rejected on obviousness grounds a patent claim involving physical and air shields to prevent the clogging of a nozzle to a Wurster coater, which sprays coating material onto pharmaceutical ingredients