Amgen subsidiary Immunex has appealed against a Patent Trial and Appeal Board decision which invalidated a patent claiming antibodies that target human interleukin-4 receptors.
Chinese companies have entered into a research agreement with scientists in the US and Canada to develop a therapy for neurological disorders by using the natural power of the immune system.
Duane Morris & Selvam has strengthened its IP practice with the addition of John Alison from Winston & Strawn.
Athena Diagnostics has asked the US Federal Circuit to revisit its decision earlier this year, which found four claims in one of its patents to be invalid.
AbbVie is now facing six antitrust class-action lawsuits which claim that the company illegally stopped competition for its arthritis treatment Humira.
The European Patent Office has issued a new CRISPR/Cas9 patent to inventor Emmanuelle Charpentier, one of the key figures in the CRISPR landscape.
The English High Court will hear a patent dispute between a subsidiary of biopharmaceutical company Sanofi and British-Dutch consumer goods brand Unilever.
European Patent Office president António Campinos will refer a recent decision on the patentability of exclusively obtained by essentially biological processes to the office’s Enlarged Board of Appeal.
Cancer Research UK has formed a multimillion-pound drug discovery alliance with fellow charity LifeArc and Japanese company Ono Pharmaceutical.
Biotech company Thermo Fisher Scientific has announced plans to acquire Brammer Bio, a viral vector manufacturer for gene and cell therapies, for $1.7 billion.