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USPTO grants new CRISPR-Cas9 patent to University of California

US03-10-2019Rory O'Neill

The US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has granted a new CRISPR-Cas9 patent to the University of California (UC), the University of Vienna and Emmanuelle Charpentier, marking the fifth consecutive week that the USPTO has approved a new patent in their CRISPR portfolio.

Bausch targets Sandoz over IBS generic

US03-10-2019Rory O'Neill

Canadian pharmaceutical company Bausch Health is suing Sandoz for patent infringement over its notice of intent to release a generic version of Xifaxan, Bausch’s irritable bowel syndrome drug.

Abbott sued for patent infringement over infant probiotic

US03-10-2019Rory O'Neill

Evolve BioSystems and the University of California have jointly sued Abbott Laboratories for patent infringement over a soon-to-be-launched probiotic product.

FDA and DEA warn over sale of misbranded opioid drugs

01-10-2019Saman Javed

The US Food and Drug Administration and Drug Enforcement Administration have issued joint warning letters to four online networks which allegedly sell unapproved and misbranded versions of medicines.

Taiwanese firm accuses Pacific Biosciences of infringing sequencing tech

Taiwan, US30-09-2019Sarah Morgan

Taiwan-based Personal Genomics Taiwan has taken gene-sequencing rival Pacific Biosciences to court in the US, over alleged patent infringement.

Drug-to-market cost falls to under $2bn in five years

International30-09-2019Sarah Morgan

Bringing a drug to market is costing companies under $2 billion for the first time in five years, according to a report from IP service provider Clarivate Analytics.

UK parliament report reveals threat to medical supplies post-Brexit

UK27-09-2019Rory O'Neill

An independent parliamentary report has today, September 27, revealed that the UK’s health ministry remains unsure whether the country’s health service can fully withstand the impact of a no-deal Brexit next month.

Bayer and Boston hospitals collaborate on COPD lab

US26-09-2019Rory O'Neill

Bayer and two Boston hospitals have joined forces in a chronic lung disease research product, with the trio championing the ‘joint lab’ model as a blueprint for pharmaceutical research.

China awards generics contracts to lowest bidders

China26-09-2019Rory O'Neill

China’s drug pricing overhaul has seen the average cost of drugs drop by more than half, the country’s Joint Procurement Office announced this week.

Greensfelder appoints Missouri-based patent attorney

US26-09-2019Rory O'Neill

Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale has appointed Jared Manse to its St Louis office as an associate in the firm’s IP Practice Group.

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