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Federal Circuit reverses Patent Appeals Board on obviousness ruling and commercial success evidence
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 13 2011

The Federal Circuit Court of Appeals has determined that the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences incorrectly rejected on obviousness grounds a patent claim involving physical and air shields to prevent the clogging of a nozzle to a Wurster coater, which sprays coating material onto pharmaceutical ingredients


Court dismisses action to correct inventorship of two patents
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2011

A federal court in Massachusetts has determined that genetic researchers could neither substitute themselves as the inventors of two patents nor correct the patents' inventorship to add their names under 35 U.S.C. 256, because they had not engaged in any collaborative efforts with the named inventors


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


EU Court of Justice Advocate General issues ruling on Stem Cell patentability
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • August 7 2014

In a non-binding ruling, Advocate General Cruz Villalón of the EU Court of Justice has determined that unfertilized human ova whose division


Myriad Genetics sues diagnostics company over BRCA1 and BRCA2 testing
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 11 2013

Just weeks after the U.S. Supreme Court determined that naturally occurring human genes are not patent eligible and thus found certain Myriad


Drug companies and policymakers watch patent dispute before India’s high court
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • India
  • March 15 2012

According to a news source, the India Supreme Court will hear final arguments in March 2012 on whether the manufacturer of a drug that could not be patented in India because it was created before 1995 during a moratorium on the grant of patents to Western companies, may obtain a patent in that country for a newer form of the drug


Myriad Genetics brings new BRCA1BRCA2 infringement suits
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • December 12 2013

Myriad Genetics now reportedly has six pending infringement lawsuits involving its BRCA1 and BRCA2 patents, with Invitae Corp. and Laboratory Corp


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


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