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Do DNA patents affect genetic sequencing and testing advances?
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 15 2012

University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law Professor Christopher Holman writes in the most recent issue of Nature Technology that while DNA sequencing technology has spawned a myriad of patent-related lawsuits, “aggressive patent acquisition and enforcement practices” show no signs of abating and may not necessarily be hindering the development of next-generation DNA sequencing and analysis technologies


Stakeholders provide input on FDA review standards for biosimilars
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 18 2010

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently conducted a two-day hearing to begin the process of determining how it will go about creating review standards for the generic copies (biosimilars) of prescription drugs developed from biological materials (biologics


Pharma trade group seeks biologics data exclusivity for international trade
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2011

PhRMA has reportedly called for the U.S. Trade Representative to go outside provisions in the Korea-U.S. trade deal (KORUS) and press for a 12-year period of exclusivity for biologics in ongoing Trans-Pacific Partnerships (TPP) negotiations


News bytes
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 30 2014

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) makes available Guidance for Industry titled "Circumstances that Constitute Delaying, Denying, Limiting


Drug patent-protection incentives needed?
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2014

Noting that several members of Congress recently demanded that a pharmaceutical company justify the high cost of its hepatitis C drug, the


New infringement lawsuit filed to protect BRCA1 and BRCA2 patents
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2014

Myriad Genetics has brought a new infringement lawsuit against a company offering a next-generation sequencing test that analyzes the BRCA1 and BRCA2


News bytes
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2014

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) requests nominations for open three-year positions on the Patent Public Advisory Committee and Trademark


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


Court finds no standing for Consumer Watchdog in stem cell patent appeal
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2014

The Federal Circuit Court of Appeals has rejected not-for-profit Consumer Watchdog's appeal of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's (USPTO's


SCOTUS sides with FTC in reverse payment deals
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 20 2013

A divided U.S. Supreme Court has determined that patent-infringement settlement agreements requiring the patentee to pay the claimed infringer