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Oxford University startup ordered to pay royalties

UK05-01-2023Staff Writer

‘Rare’ case included ‘campaigning element’ says judge | Ex-student sought clarification on royalties from university | 651-paragraph ruling required Oxford Uni to justify its IP policies.

Abbott secures $26m damages in TM clash

US04-01-2023Staff Writer

Distributors and pharmacies face millions in damages and costs after selling international versions of Abbott products in the US | Fraud upon the court discovered after a court-authorised search of defendant’s premises seized an email server.

Surgical device maker hit with $10m damages in stapler patent dispute

US20-10-2022Muireann Bolger

Lawsuit centred on methods for stapling tissue during surgery | Delaware federal jury found in favour of Rex Medical.

US med-tech secures victory in drug transfer system dispute

US25-08-2022Staff Writer

Illinois court rules company’s syringe to drug vial system doesn’t infringe | System’s components can be used for other purposes.

Fed Circuit rejects Minerva patent invalidation bid

US12-08-2022Staff Writer

Hologic patent invented by Minerva’s founder cannot be invalidated | Patent in dispute concerns device used to treat uterine bleeding | US Court of Appeals.

J&J unit primed for multi-million dollar damages over counterfeits

US04-08-2022Staff Writer

Judge urges $18m award in ‘horrific’ counterfeiting case | Counterfeits were ‘bacterially contaminated’ | Ethicon.

Medtech firm faces lawsuit over COVID–19 design

US02-08-2022Staff Writer

Leading healthcare tech company accused of infringing COVID-19 test design | Cellex has asked court for injunctive relief | Siemens.

Medical device companies settle spinal therapy disputes

US02-08-2022Staff Writer

Nevro sued over the launch of a 10kHz spinal cord stimulation system | Boston Scientific negotiates a worldwide, non-exclusive, non-transferable licence.

Federal Circuit affirms US university’s patent invalidations

US19-07-2022Staff writer

Kidney test patents detect “natural phenomena” | Delaware court grants Natera and Eurofins summary judgments on ineligibility.

Bad news for Italy’s EMA relocation challenge

EU, Italy15-07-2022

EU’s top court denies bid that Amsterdam decision was a “misuse of powers” | Complaint said The Netherlands facility wasn’t ready | Milan lost out after random pick from a fish bowl.

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