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By Lauren Martin
Addressing the issue of the proper construction of claims to a trihydrate compound, the US District Court for the District of New Jersey concluded that a person of ordinary skill in the art (POSA)...
By Shon Lo
The US District Court for the District of New Jersey granted generic manufacturer's motion for judgment on the pleadings under Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(c) on the basis of non-infringement.
By William Diaz
Purchasers of Takeda Pharmaceuticals Company's branded diabetes drug, ACTOS, filed an antitrust suit alleging that Takeda falsely described two patents to the US Food and Drug Association (FDA)...
By Katherine O'Connor
District Judge Walter H. Rice of the Southern District of Ohio granted three pretrial motions brought by the Defendants on the eve of trial in The Medical Center at Elizabeth Place, LLC v. Premier Health Partners, et al., Case No. 3:12-cv-26, 2017 WL 3433131 (S.D. Ohio Aug. 9, 2017), and denied as moot eleven remaining pretrial motions.
By Bethany Hatef
On July 20, 2017, the Federal Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) announced a joint operation it conducted with the Florida Department of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco (DABT)...
By Sarah Bro
On appeal, the Ninth Circuit worked through an exercise of identifying the claim at issue in the lawsuit in order to properly examine the merits of defendants' anti-SLAPP motion.
By Jodi Benassi
Dave Brock founded the British band Hawkwind in 1969.
By Mary Hallerman
The district court granted Grayson's motion and denied Agadir's motion.
By Eleanor B. Atkins
Claiming first use anywhere as of December 20, 1995, and first use in commerce at least as early as June 18, 1996, Lyons registered the mark on the Supplemental Register in May 2006.
By Jeffrey Gargano
The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit reversed the district court and found that a Supply and Purchase Agreement between Helsinn and third-party MGI Pharma, Inc. (MGI) before the critical date of the asserted patents constituted a sale of the claimed invention. The court concluded that, after the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act (AIA), the details of the
By Nathan Smith, Barrington Dyer, Lynne Boisineau, Robert Underwood, Sarah Bro
The US Supreme Court's recent term made waves in several areas of intellectual property law. In this episode, McDermott IP partner Nathan S. Smith and colleague Barrington E. Dyer discuss five of the top IP cases from the Supreme Court with several McDermott partners
By Stephen Kranz, Diann Smith, Eric Carstens
On August 1, the Delaware Department of Finance (DOF) published a revised version of its proposed reporting and examination manual regulation addressing audit procedures and method of estimation.
By Jennifer Geetter, Dale Van Demark
Jennifer Geetter and Dale Van Demark wrote this bylined article on how companies must manage and govern their use of digital healthcare information assets.
By Ulrika Mattsson
The US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit maintained its prior decision, holding that defendants violated the First Amendment when refusing to approve use of university trademarks...
By Matthew McCloskey
In considering the arguments, the PTAB observed that the petitioner had already challenged the same claims of same patent.
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