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Abbott must face HIV testing patent suit, rules judge

US04-12-2020Sarah Morgan

Abbott Laboratories must face allegations brought by Grifols Diagnostic and a Novartis subsidiary that its HIV testing products infringe a patent covering a method to create HIV proteins using recombinant DNA. 

Amgen, Teva to face Sensipar monopoly claims

03-12-2020Rory O'Neill

Amgen and Teva will have to face a lawsuit accusing them of restricting competition by engineering a reverse payment designed to keep generic versions of Sensipar off the market.

Teva urges Fed Circuit to save skinny label law from ‘nullification’

US03-12-2020Sarah Morgan

Teva has urged the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit to rehear its dispute with GlaxoSmithKline en banc, claiming that if the decision is upheld, “every skinny-labelled generic is at risk”.

Siemens drops heart catheter trade secret suit

US03-12-2020Sarah Morgan

A medical technology subsidiary of Siemens has settled a lawsuit against a former vice president, who it accused of stealing trade secrets related to heart catheter devices.

ICE targets COVID-19 vaccine fraud after seizing proceeds worth $26m

US02-12-2020Muireann Bolger

The US Immigration and Customs Enforcement has unveiled the next stage of its operation to combat a wave of fraudulent vaccines and treatments, after seizing more than $26 million in illicit proceeds from COVID-19 related products over the past six months.

CMA reveals antitrust investigation into Essential Pharma over bipolar drug

UK30-11-2020Muireann Bolger

The UK Competition and Markets Authority is investigating Essential Pharma over suspicions that the pharmaceutical company contravened competition law by proposing to withdraw the supply of Priadel, a lithium-based medication for bipolar disease.

Wyeth secures Australian injunction against MSD vaccine

Australia30-11-2020Sarah Morgan

The Federal Court of Australia has granted Pfizer subsidiary Wyeth’s bid for an injunction against Merck Sharp Dohme in a dispute over vaccine patents.

MSF urges EU to rid market of ‘avoidable suffering’ from SPCs

30-11-2020Rory O'Neill

Médecins Sans Frontières has warned that the European Commission’s commitment to the supplementary protection certificate system risks undermining its promise to improve drug accessibility.

EC fines Teva €60.5m over pay-for-delay deal

EU27-11-2020Sarah Morgan

The European Commission has fined Teva and its subsidiary Cephalon €60.5 million for agreeing to delay a cheaper generic version of sleep disorder drug modafinil.

HHS commits to IP transparency following watchdog’s criticism

US26-11-2020Muireann Bolger

The US Department of Health and Human Services will reveal more information regarding its licensing of IP to private companies for drug development, it has confirmed in a letter to a congressional watchdog.

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