Diagnostics company Alere has filed a complaint against Abbott in the Delaware Chancery Court in an attempt to compel Abbott to fulfil its obligations surrounding the companies’ merger agreement.
Law firm Akerman has hired Thomas Pasternak in the intellectual property practice group in Chicago.
The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit yesterday affirmed a district court’s order to deny arbitration in a patent infringement case between Illumina and Ariosa Diagnostics.
Law firm Cooley announced yesterday that it is expanding its patent counselling and prosecution practice with the addition of Mika Reiner Mayer’s team from law firm Morrison Foerster.
Mayer Brown announced today that Genevieve Michaux has joined the firm’s government & global trade practice as partner in Brussels.
Law firm Jones Day has hired John Wehrli as a partner in the firm’s intellectual property practice in San Diego.
Run Them Sweet, a US medical diagnostic company, has filed a class-action lawsuit alleging it was overcharged for foreign patent renewal fees by IP management company CPA Global.
Law firm McDermott Will & Emery has hired Edward Gordon as a partner in the firm’s intellectual property practice in Boston.
NuVasive, a medical device company focused on spinal surgery, has agreed to settle its patent dispute with Medtronic.
The Biotechnology Innovation Organisation has welcomed Hillary Clinton’s plans to improve the US’s patent system.