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Illumina asks court to halt BGI’s sequencer distribution

US21-02-2020Sarah Morgan

Genetic sequencing company Illumina is seeking a preliminary injunction to stop its China-based rival BGI from distributing DNA sequencers in the US.

Irish nutrition group faces Kaneka patent suit

US20-02-2020Rory O'Neill

Japanese drugmaker Kaneka has accused Irish nutrition company Glanbia of infringing two patents with its ActiQuinol antioxidant products.

3M drops IBM healthcare software suit

US20-02-2020Sarah Morgan

US conglomerate 3M has dropped its copyright infringement claim against technology company IBM less than one month after filing suit.

Health campaigners call for greater checks on AbbVie/Allergan merger

US20-02-2020Rory O'Neill

Trade unions and consumer groups have urged the Federal Trade Commission to intervene in the planned $63 billion merger of drugmakers AbbVie and Allergan, arguing it would “substantially harm competition”.

Sanofi partners with HHS to work on COVID-19 vaccine

France, US19-02-2020Sarah Morgan

Sanofi’s vaccine unit has united with the US Department of Health and Human Services to develop a vaccine for the COVID-19 virus, which has so far killed more than 2,000 people worldwide.

Eli Lilly claims another victory in Taltz patent battle

UK18-02-2020Rory O'Neill

The English High Court has invalidated key claims of a patent owned by Roche subsidiary Genentech, following a lawsuit filed by US rival Eli Lilly.

Ex-Sandoz exec pleads guilty to price fixing in generics probe

US18-02-2020Edward Pearcey

Hector Armando Kellum, a former senior executive at Novartis division Sandoz, has pleaded guilty to his role in a conspiracy to fix prices for generic drugs, the US Department of Justice announced.

Indian drugmaker joins race to find COVID-19 vaccine

India17-02-2020Rory O'Neill

Indian drugmaker Zydus Cadila has launched a fast track programme to develop a vaccine for the novel coronavirus COVID-19, which has so far claimed more than 1,600 lives worldwide.

J&J, HHS sign expanded deal to find COVID-19 vaccine

China, US14-02-2020Edward Pearcey

Johnson & Johnson unit Janssen has expanded an existing R&D agreement with the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of efforts to speed up the development of an investigational vaccine for the novel coronavirus COVID-19.

10x Genomics strikes back in Bio-Rad saga with USITC ban

US13-02-2020Rory O'Neill

US biotechnology company 10x Genomics has won an import ban against its rival Bio-Rad Laboratories in a long-running patent dispute.

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