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Court orders trial in “patent troll” litigation despite evidence of misconduct
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 29 2013

A federal court in California has denied a motion to dismiss litigation involving a patent assertion entity claiming that the defendant violates its


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


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


GAO releases report on patent infringement litigation and its consequences
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 12 2013

The America Invents Act (AIA) mandated that the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) conduct a study on the consequences of patent litigation


Court dismisses suit accusing LSU of fraudulent sweetener patent
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 18 2014

A California federal court has dismissed on jurisdictional grounds Quest Nutrition LLC's lawsuit against Louisiana State University Agricultural


Divided Federal Circuit rules claim construction is de novo review matter
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 27 2014

A split en banc Federal Circuit Court of Appeals has declined an invitation to overturn 15-year-old precedent and determined that "appellate review


U.S. Supreme Court considers attorney’s fees in patent litigation
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 27 2014

The U.S. supreme Court has heard oral argument in two cases presenting issues relating to the standards that trial and appellate courts apply when


Heinz “Dip & Squeeze” case revived by Third Circuit
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 25 2014

The Third Circuit has reversed a Michigan district court's dismissal in a case alleging that H.J. Heinz Co. stole the idea for the "Dip & Squeeze"


U.S. Supreme Court considers patentability of computer software
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 3 2014

The U.S. supreme Court has heard oral argument in a case, which raised significant interest in the technology community and generated dozens of


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