Europe’s highest court has said supplementary protection certificates for plant protection products cannot be granted after the same product has been authorised on emergency grounds.
A US company has filed a lawsuit against global healthcare company GE Healthcare , alleging it has infringed its patented microscope technology.
A court appeal by Bayer against India’s first ever compulsory licence on its patented cancer drug will start today, October 29.
The governor of California, Jerry Brown, has refused to sign legislation seeking to introduce changes to the state’s pharmacy law on biosimilars.
Mr Justice Arnold has refused to recuse himself from a patent trial after he was accused of being conflicted by an expert witness.
The US District Court for the District of Arizona has rejected technology company W.L. Gore’s motion for a new trial to amend the judgment of its patent dispute with medical device maker C.R. Bard.
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.