In a mixed decision for Merck Sharp Dohme, the Federal Court of Australia has concluded that the pharmaceutical company is infringing one patent owned by Wyeth, but that two other Wyeth patents are invalid.
Law firm Spruson & Ferguson has appointed four new principals across the firm as part of its 2020 promotions. The appointments have been made in the firm’s Hong Kong, Singapore, Sydney and Melbourne offices.
A former researcher at the research institute of the Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Ohio has pleaded guilty to conspiring to steal scientific trade secrets to sell in China.
The Federal Court of Australia has upheld a patent victory for Indian generic manufacturer Sun Pharma over Mylan in a dispute over cholesterol drug fenofibrate.
Swiss healthcare company Roche has partnered with Chinese biotech Innovent Biologics to develop cell therapies and bispecific antibodies.
The World Health Organization has launched a COVID-19 technology pool, with 37 countries and multiple international partners and institutions rallying together to support the initiative.
The Australian government has ordered an investigation into the sale of counterfeit face masks in the country, following warnings from health experts and local media reports over the prevalence of fake equipment.
The World Health Organization and Costa Rica will launch a technology pooling initiative to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
An Australian federal judge has thrown out a challenge by Gilead Sciences to the wording of infringement claims made by a GlaxoSmithKline subsidiary.
The International Community of Breeders of Asexually Reproduced Ornamental and Fruit Varieties has implored countries to implement support measures for breeders amid the pandemic.