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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


Parties to patent reform law challenge exchange pleadings
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 20 2012

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has filed its opposition to a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act (AIA), and the plaintiffs have filed their reply to the opposition


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


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


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


Company sues “patent troll” for declaration that patents are invalid or not infringed
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 14 2011

A company which has allegedly been warned that one of its Web functions violates the patents owned by Lodsys, LLC has filed a lawsuit seeking a declaration that the Lodsys patent claims are invalid or that the plaintiff has not infringed the patents


Federal Circuit clarifies permanent injunction standard
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 20 2011

The Federal Circuit Court of Appeals has clarified that, while a judgment of patent infringement and validity does not constitute a presumption of irreparable harm “as it applies to determining the appropriateness of injunctive relief,” the judgment should not be ignored by the court when weighing the equities involved in deciding whether to impose a permanent injunction


Science publisher claims submission of prior art to USPTO involves copyright infringement
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2012

A New Jersey-based publishing company has filed copyright infringement lawsuits in federal courts in two states against law firms that submitted citations to or copies of copyrighted articles from scientific journals to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) with their clients’ patent applications


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


House bill would impose litigation costs on losing non-practicing entities
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 7 2013

U.S. Reps. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) and Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) have introduced legislation (H.R. 845) that would create a "loser pays" system in