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3M secures settlements in price-gouging litigation

US23-06-2020Sarah Morgan

3M has settled with two companies it had accused of reselling N95 masks at inflated prices amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mylan scores multiple sclerosis patent win over Biogen


Mylan has succeeded in having a key Biogen patent covering multiple sclerosis drug Tecfidera invalidated by a US federal court.

Roche accuses competitor of infringing diabetes patent

Switzerland, US22-06-2020Sarah Morgan

Roche Diabetes Care, a subsidiary of Switzerland-based Roche, has accused medical device company Insulet of infringing a patent covering a blood glucose level monitor. 

EC backs voluntary COVID-19 vaccine licensing

18-06-2020Rory O'Neill

The European Commission has backed voluntary IP licensing as part of its new vaccines strategy.

MicroPort accuses rival of selling ‘knock-off’ surgical tools


MicroPort Orthopedics has sued rival Medacta, accusing it of providing surgeons with “knock-off copies and defaced versions” of MicroPort’s patented surgical tools.

UKIPO rejects Novartis’s TM opposition attempt

UK18-06-2020Sarah Morgan

Switzerland-based Novartis has failed to convince the UK Intellectual Property Office that a trademark applied-for by Boston Healthcare should not be registered.

Illumina secures injunction against BGI

US18-06-2020Sarah Morgan

Genetic sequencing company Illumina has obtained a preliminary injunction against its China-based rival BGI.

UKIPO cancels SPC extension at owner’s request

EU, UK16-06-2020Rory O'Neill

The UK Intellectual Property Office has agreed to revoke an extension to a supplementary protection certificate for immunosuppressant tocilizumab, at the request of the owners.

SCOTUS refuses to hear Eli Lilly patent win

US16-06-2020Sarah Morgan

The US Supreme Court has declined to review Eli Lilly’s patent infringement victory against Dr Reddy’s and Hospira.

BIO 2020: AI patents and secrets

International16-06-2020Rory O'Neill

Discussions around artificial intelligence (AI) and IP can sometimes be futuristic and trapped at the level of high-concept: whether machines can be inventors, for example. But at BIO Digital 2020, a panel of experts was on hand to provide a much more practical, down-to-earth guide to patenting AI inventions.

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