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Rebuffing critics, Supreme Court re-affirms ban on post-expiration patent royalties
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • June 23 2015

Fifty years ago, in Brulotte v. Thys Co., the U.S. Supreme Court held that the collection of royalties after a patent’s expiration constitutes per se


Supreme Court upholds Brulotte rule prohibiting post-expiration patent royalties
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • June 23 2015

On June 22, 2015, the Supreme Court issued its decision in Kimble v. Marvel Entertainment, LLC, upholding the rule, first announced in Brulotte v


Expanded HSR antitrust reporting for pharma licensing deals is here to stay
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • June 23 2015

On June 9, 2015, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, in its ruling in Pharm. Research & Mfrs. of Am. v. FTC, upheld the FTC's expansion


Expanded FTC premerger notification rules specific to the pharmaceutical industry are upheld by the D.C. Circuit
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • June 19 2015

The D.C. Circuit recently affirmed a lower court's decision upholding regulations adopted by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) requiring a Hart


D.C. Circuit affirms: FTC can change HSR rules targeted at pharmaceutical patents
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • June 11 2015

In a confluence of IP and antitrust law, a three judge panel for the D.C. Circuit recently affirmed a lower court decision upholding the Federal


Second Circuit antitrust decision creates uncer tainty for non-practice of patents
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 11 2015

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit's recent decision in New York v. Actavis PLC appeared on its face to address a narrow issue of


Federal Trade Commission reaches record $1.2 billion proposed “pay for delay” settlement with Cephalon and injunctive relief restricting future similar settlements of patent infringement cases
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • June 4 2015

Last week, on the eve of trial, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) reached a proposed settlement in its civil antitrust lawsuit against Cephalon


Federal Trade Commission continues march “to set a standard for the industry” with Cephalon settlement
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • June 3 2015

On May 28, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced it had reached a $1.2 billion settlement with Teva Pharmaceuticals, which acquired


Federal Trade Commission statements regarding first FTC settlement of reverse payment claims post-Actavis and largest ever disgorgement award
  • O'Melveny & Myers LLP
  • USA
  • June 2 2015

The Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") has reached a settlement resolving its claims that Cephalon, Inc. violated the antitrust laws by entering into


FTC’s $1.2 billion disgorgement settlement with Cephalon: heightened scrutiny of Hatch-Waxman settlements
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • June 2 2015

On May 28, 2015, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced the settlement of its 2008 lawsuit against Cephalon, Inc. (now owned by Teva