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Vaccine developer agrees to settle shareholder litigation
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 11 2014

A putative class action instituted by three shareholders against the nowbankrupt biotechnology company Biovest International, Inc., alleging


Federal Circuit explores when litigation is “reasonably foreseeable” for spoliation purposes
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2011

The Federal Circuit Court of Appeals has issued rulings in companion patent-infringement cases involving the alleged spoliation of documents; at issue was a determination as to when litigation is "reasonably foreseeable," thus triggering a document-preservation duty


French company prevails in dispute with FDA over drug-classification ruling
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 3 2012

A federal court in the District of Columbia has determined that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) erred when it classified a combination drug-device product as primarily a drug, thus subjecting its French manufacturer to more burdensome regulatory requirements


Court orders dispute over 23andMe DNA test kits to arbitration
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 17 2014

A multidistrict litigation court in California has ordered false-advertising, class-action claims filed against personal genetics company 23andMe to


New York AG settles with patent assertion entity
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 30 2014

New York Attorney General (AG) Eric Schneiderman has entered an agreement with MPHJ Technology, a patent assertion entity (PAE) operated by Texas


$100-million tentative settlement reached in meningitis outbreak from tainted steroids
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 9 2014

A settlement has reportedly been reached among litigants in multi district litigation proceedings involving the bankrupt New England Compounding


Federal Circuit reminds litigants to cross-appeal patent invalidity claim
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2013

The Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, in the context of patents on improvements to electronic animal collars, has in large part affirmed a lower


Court rules patent attorneys did not infringe scientific article copyrights
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 6 2013

In a bench ruling, a federal court in Texas has reportedly determined that patent attorneys did not infringe scientific article copyrights by making


Federal Circuit applies pre-AIA law to rule it lacked jurisdiction to hear appeal
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 12 2013

The Federal Circuit Court of Appeals has determined that the law in effect before the America Invents Act (AIA) was enacted applied to a dispute


Federal court finds alleged reputational damage sufficient for standing
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 26 2013

A federal court in Florida has determined that the assertion of a purely reputational interest by a periodontist and implant surgeon who filed an