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CRS issues overview of IP issues for gene-related discoveries
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 29 2013

The Congressional Research Service (CRS) recently released a report titled "Gene Patents: A Brief Overview of Intellectual Property Issues." The


Indian pharma interests challenge U.S. allegations of discriminatory treatment
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • India, USA
  • August 29 2013

According to a news source, the Indian Pharmaceutical Alliance (IPA) has challenged U.S. allegations that India's Patent Act discriminates against


Exhaustion doctrine applied to method patent
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 21 2013

A divided Federal Circuit Court of Appeals panel has determined that a method patent holder that gave away 60 percent of the blood-glucose testing


Indian Supreme Court rules Novartis cancer drug change not patentable
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • India
  • April 4 2013

The Supreme Court of India has rejected the patent application filed by Novartis AG for a beta crystalline form of its cancer drug Gleevec, also


News Bytes - April 4, 2013
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 4 2013

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issues draft guidance titled "Formal Meetings Between the FDA and Biosimilar Biological Product Sponsors


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


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


U.S. Supreme Court issues ruling on patentability of human genes
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 20 2013

The U.S. Supreme Court has determined that while human genes and the information they encode are not patent eligible, despite the effort required to


House Subcommittee considers India’s pharmaceutical patent policies
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • India, USA
  • July 11 2013

During a recent hearing before the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade of the House Energy & Commerce Committee, witnesses reportedly