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Violations of discovery orders result in default judgment, monetary sanctions, potential discipline
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 18 2011

A federal court in Texas has imposed severe sanctions in a patent infringement lawsuit, due to repeated violations of its discovery orders and the creation of a fraudulent discovery-related document; a default judgment has been entered against the violator, and information about the document has been forwarded to alert the district’s chief judge “of the need to potentially take disciplinary measures” against counsel


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


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


Ambry Genetics countersues Myriad Genetics in genetic patent infringement suit
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 15 2013

Responding to the patent infringement claims asserted against it by Myriad Genetics, Ambry Genetics Corp. denies that the 15 patents at issue were


Court denies Myriad’s request to enjoin sale of rival BRCA1BRCA2 tests
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 20 2014

A federal court in Utah has denied the request for a preliminary injunc- tion filed by Myriad Genetics against a rival company that offered tests


Genetic technologies settles infringement suit over non-DNA coding technology
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 2 2013

Genetic Technologies Ltd. (GTG) has reportedly settled a patent infringement lawsuit filed in late 2012 against PreventionGenetics. While the terms


Standing issue back in play in Myriad Genetics
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 7 2012

While the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals has ordered the parties in Molecular Pathology v. U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (Myriad Genetics) to address the effect of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Prometheus Laboratories ruling on the validity of the composition and method patents at issue in Myriad Genetics, the defendant, which holds an exclusive license to the patents, has once again raised whether the challengers have standing


Australian court finds human gene mutation to be patentable
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Australia, USA
  • September 11 2014

A full panel of the Federal Court of Australia has upheld its earlier ruling that an isolated but naturally occurring nucleic acid, BRCA1, can be


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