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USPTO Says Overlapping Range In Prior Art Insufficient to Invalidate Method of Treatment Patent
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • April 13 2018

Pharmaceutical patents frequently claim treatment methods that utilize a range of amounts or concentrations for the active ingredient or excipients

UK High Court finds patent for Metoject technology invalid on the ground of obviousness
  • AA Thornton & Co
  • United Kingdom
  • April 11 2016

The recent UK High Court judgement in Accord Healthcare Limited v. medac Gesellschaft 2016 EWHC 24 (Pat) confirms the importance of seeking to

S.D.N.Y dismisses action involving biosimilar drug and discusses the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act
  • Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
  • USA
  • December 1 2014

District Judge Paul A. Crotty granted defendant Kennedy Trust for Rheumatology Research's motion to dismiss plaintiff's declaratory judgment action

Abbvie, Inc., et al., v. The Mathilda & Terrence Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology Trust
  • Sughrue Mion PLLC
  • USA
  • August 21 2014

The Federal Circuit affirmed a judgment by the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York invalidating Claims 1-7, 13-14, and

Pharma company settles whistleblower suit alleging wrong treatment of drugs as generic
  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • USA
  • February 17 2012

A qui tam case filed in federal court in Maryland has yielded an $11 million False Claims Act settlement.

Generic drug preemption scorecard
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • September 20 2011

We’ve decided that, since PLIVA, Inc. v. Mensing, 131 S. Ct. 2567 (2011), product liability preemption in the context of generic drugs has come into its own and should no longer be lumped in with the overall topic of drugvaccine preemption.

Never events list expanded
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 16 2011

The "never events" list 20112012: policy framework for use in the NHS has been published by the DH.

Doctor found guilty of attempting to induce miscarriage in pregnant lover
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 30 2009

On 19 October 2009, a jury in the Old Bailey found that Dr Edward Erin twice tried to induce a miscarriage in his pregnant lover, Bella Price.