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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.”


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


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 upholds drug profit sharing; pharma co. breached agreement to negotiate deal
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 7 2012

A Delaware court has issued a letter opinion finalizing its 2011 ruling requiring SIGA Technologies Inc. to share profits from its smallpox drug with PharmAthene, Inc. PharmAthene, Inc. v. SIGA Techs, Inc., No. 267-VCP (Del. Ch., decided May 31, 2012


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


Eighth Circuit says pleadings can be filed under seal, but needs more justification
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 21 2013

The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals has determined that a federal district court did not abuse its discretion in sealing an antitrust complaint


Federal Circuit applies Gunn, rules false statement about patent claim belongs in state court
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 6 2013

The Federal Circuit Court of Appeals has determined that a dispute over allegedly false statements about patents did not raise a substantial question


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 court upholds glaucoma drug patents and enjoins generics
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 1 2011

A federal court in Texas has determined that four combination glaucoma drug patents held by Allergan Inc. were valid and that generic drug makers infringed the patents by seeking Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval to sell their generic versions under an abbreviated new drug application


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