British barrister Richard Hacon is set to become the permanent presiding judge of the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court, multiple sources have told WIPR.
UK-based pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca announced on October 15 that its biologics R&D subsidiary MedImmune had acquired cancer drug maker Spirogen.
Patent litigator Jonathan Radcliffe has left Mayer Brown to become partner at Charles Russell LLP.
The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has denied a US company’s bid to trademark “Prevail” for medical devices used to treat obesity.
Bayer has appealed against the IPAB’s compulsory licence order that allows domestic generic maker Natco Pharma to market its own version of liver and kidney cancer drug Nexavar, this time at the Mumbai High Court.
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.