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.
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.
Evolve BioSystems and the University of California have jointly sued Abbott Laboratories for patent infringement over a soon-to-be-launched probiotic product.
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.
Taiwan-based Personal Genomics Taiwan has taken gene-sequencing rival Pacific Biosciences to court in the US, over alleged patent infringement.
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.
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 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’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, Hemker & Gale has appointed Jared Manse to its St Louis office as an associate in the firm’s IP Practice Group.