Law firm Reed Smith has expanded its intellectual property, information and innovation group by hiring Lisa Chiarini as a partner in New York.
The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has revived medical device company TriReme Medical’s attempt to correct the record of three patents related to catheters.
Medical devices maker Greatbatch has secured a $37.5 million patent victory at a US court.
US law firm Wolf Greenfield has promoted Jenny Chen, Thomas Franklin and Jessamine Lee to shareholders.
Law firm Barnes & Thornburg has hired Scott Rothenberger and Jeffrey Stone as partners in the firm’s intellectual property department in Minneapolis.
The US Supreme Court has ordered a re-hearing of a spinal surgery patent dispute after it granted Medtronic’s grant, vacate, and remand (GVR) petition in its row with NuVasive.
The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has ruled that the same three administrative patent law judges who determine whether to institute an inter partes review can also rule on the validity of the patent at issue.
US-based gene sequencing company Illumina has claimed that The Doctors Laboratory’s use of the Harmony prenatal test provided by Ariosa Diagnostics infringes its patent.
A US district court has ordered a stay in a patent infringement case between Jawbone and Fitbit as the International Trade Commission is due to issue its ruling on another case centring on the same patents.
There were no surprises, but plenty of alarms yesterday following the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit’s decision to reject Sequenom’s request for a re-hearing of its dispute with Ariosa Diagnostics en banc.