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Cochlear's $268m damages bill stands, says Fed Circuit

Australia, US20-05-2020Rory O'Neill

Australian ear implants manufacturer Cochlear must pay $268 million for infringing a patent owned by a US medical research organisation.

US rebukes IP wording in WHO’s pandemic resolution

International, US20-05-2020Sarah Morgan

The US has joined consensus on a World Health Organization resolution on the global handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, but disassociated itself from the IP and reproductive health services wording within the resolution. 

WHO and Costa Rica to launch COVID-19 technology patent pool

International19-05-2020Sarah Morgan

The World Health Organization and Costa Rica will launch a technology pooling initiative to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

US government urges SCOTUS to deny retroactive IPR suit

US13-05-2020Sarah Morgan

The US Supreme Court should not take up a petition asking whether it’s a violation of the Fifth Amendment for patents issued before the enactment of the American Invents Act to be subjected to inter partes reviews, according to the US government. 

3M price-gouging case ‘crumbles like cookie’, says accused company

US12-05-2020Sarah Morgan

A trademark infringement complaint filed by 3M is “short on ultimate facts and long on inflammatory, derogatory, and conclusory assertions”, according to the company accused of price-gouging in the suit. 

NASA lab offers respirator designs for free

International11-05-2020Rory O'Neill

A California spacecraft laboratory has made its respirator designs available for free and signed up to the IP sharing scheme, Open COVID Pledge.

HGF promotes two to partner

UK11-05-2020Sarah Morgan

IP firm HGF has appointed two patent attorneys to partner, increasing the partner group to 63 partners. 

Pfizer, Alibaba, Amazon, Merck unite to fight COVID-19 fraud

US06-05-2020Sarah Morgan

Criminal investigators in the US Homeland Security Investigations’ National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center have partnered with Pfizer, 3M, Citi, Alibaba, Amazon and Merck & Co to combat fraud and other illegal activity related to COVID-19.

3M ramps up US mask litigation, secures injunction

US05-05-2020Sarah Morgan

3M has filed four more trademark lawsuits against companies accused of reselling N95 masks at inflated prices amid the COVID-19 pandemic, while also securing a preliminary injunction in another suit. 

Fraudsters will invest heavily in fake COVID-19 vaccine: Europol

EU01-05-2020Sarah Morgan

Once a genuine vaccine against COVID-19 has been announced, counterfeiters and fraudsters are likely to invest heavily in offering ineffective counterfeit versions of the vaccine online, according to Europol.

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