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Federal Circuit addresses personal jurisdiction in patent infringement litigation
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 30 2012

Finding that the U.S. Supreme Court “has yet to reach a consensus on the proper articulation of the stream-of-commerce theory” of personal jurisdiction to assess whether a court has jurisdiction over a non-resident defendant in a patent infringement suit, the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals has applied its own theory, which assesses the pleadings and evidence under “any articulation of the stream-of-commerce theory,” and has determined that a district court in Wyoming properly dismissed two patent infringement lawsuits for lack of jurisdiction


23andMe insurer claims no duty to defend company
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 7 2014

The insurance carrier that issued a "ProductsCompleted Operations Liability and Professional Liability Policy for Life Sciences" policy to 23andMe


Supplier sentenced for illegal sales of non-approved drugs
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2014

According to the U.S. Department of Justice, a federal court in Virginia has sentenced a U.S. citizen, who owned and operated several companies in


Federal court rejects punitive damages in bone drug litigation
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 1 2013

A federal court in Florida has granted a drug maker's request to apply New Jersey law to the plaintiffs' punitive damages demand in litigation


Court dismisses French company from suit seeking correction of patent inventorship
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 7 2011

A federal court in the District of Columbia has dismissed patent-related litigation against a French drug company for lack of personal jurisdiction


Fourth Circuit joins others to adopt predicate-act doctrine for foreign copyright infringement
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 21 2012

The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals has adopted the predicate-act doctrine “which posits that a plaintiff may collect damages from foreign violations of the Copyright Act so long as the foreign conduct stems from a domestic infringement.”


Dialysis equipment maker sues component part supplier for indemnification
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 17 2011

A company that makes dialysis equipment for use in clinics and by patients in their homes has filed a complaint in federal court against a company that supplied a component part which allegedly contained a defect that led to a recall and caused injuries and at least one death


Supplemental briefs filed in stem cell funding dispute
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 14 2011

The parties to a dispute over whether National Institutes of Health (NIH) guidelines on stem cell research violate a congressional appropriations rider that bars federal funding for research in which a human embryo is destroyed have filed their supplemental briefs on competing motions for summary judgment pending before a U.S. district court in Washington, D.C


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


SCOTUS reverses Federal Circuit patent ruling
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court has reversed a Federal Circuit Court of Appeals decision on induced infringement, ruling that a defendant cannot be