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Allergan sued over breast implant patent

US14-08-2013

Texas-based Almha has launched patent infringement lawsuits against four companies, including UK company Allergan, in relation to its patent covering a “breast implant with position lock”.

Sheppard Mullin hires partner in California

US14-08-2013

Lorna Tanner has joined the Palo Alto office of Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP as an IP partner.

SIPO pulls Viread patent – victory for pharma innovators?

China13-08-2013

The Chinese State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) has revoked a patent covering biopharmaceutical company Gilead Science’s HIV drug Viread, Reuters subsidiary news site BioWorld reported.

IPAB revokes Allergan eye drug patent

India12-08-2013Legal developments

On August 8 the IPAB revoked another patent owned by a Western pharmaceutical company – this time related to Allergan’s eye drug Combigan.

Myriad patent suit enters antitrust territory

US08-08-2013

Ambry Genetics, the laboratory sued last month by biotech company Myriad over patents covering the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes, has hit back with antitrust claims.

Indian patent office strikes down another blockbuster patent

India07-08-2013

The Kolkata Patent Office has refused divisional patents related to Swiss pharmaceutical company Roche’s breast cancer drug Herceptin.

Eversheds secures former Sidley Austin IP and life sciences head

UK06-08-2013

Eversheds has appointed the former head of Sidley Austin's London IP and life sciences team Brett Rowland, as a partner.

Roche signs drug licensing agreement with MPP

Switzerland05-08-2013

On August 5, Swiss pharmaceutical company Roche signed an agreement with the MPP to increase access to its drug valganciclovir (Valcyte), an oral medicine for the treatment of preventable viral infection cytomegalovirus (CMV).

Section 3(d) strikes again in GSK India patent defeat

India02-08-2013

India’s Intellectual Property Appeal Board has revoked a patent covering GlaxoSmithKline’s breast cancer drug Tykerb, in the latest blow to western pharmaceutical companies in India.

IPAB throws out Indian Vega trademarks

India02-08-2013

The Intellectual Property Appellate Board in Chennai has cancelled two trademarks associated with versions of Viagra.

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