After 39 years at the firm, IP litigator Trevor Cook will be leaving UK-based Bird & Bird LLP to join Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP in New York.
US biotech company Myriad Genetics is facing claims that 14 of its patents covering tests for breast and ovarian cancer are invalid and non-infringed by Quest Diagnostics.
Dow Chemical Company subsidiary Dow AgroSciences has won another lawsuit involving its Enlist weed control technology.
Andrulis Pharmaceuticals Corp has accused Celgene Corp of infringing and inducing the infringement of one of its patents related to a method of treating cancer.
Personal genomics company 23andMe has received a patent covering its Family Traits Inheritance Calculator tool that lets prospective parents see what traits their children may inherit.
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries has claimed victory in a patent revocation action brought by generic drug maker Mylan in the Hague over its blockbuster Copaxone drug, used in the treatment of multiple sclerosis.
Swedish law firm Vinge has hired IP specialist Ulf Dahlgren to its Stockholm office from rivals Lindahl, following Håkan Borgenhäll’s move from the same firm in April.
Mylan Inc will be forced to divest injectable generic drugs before it can complete a proposed $1.85 billion acquisition of Agila Specialities Global Pte Ltd and Agila Specialties Pvt Ltd after the FTC applied conditions to the deal.
US law firm Baker Botts has expanded its Houston office with the addition of IP litigator Nicolas Barzoukas.
India’s drug patent policy has been slammed by US companies who are insisting that action be taken in order to improve trade relations.