India’s Intellectual Property Appellate Board has affirmed that US agricultural company Monsanto cannot obtain a patent covering transgenic plants, two years after it was first rejected.
The Federal Court of Australia has dismissed Spirit Pharmaceutical’s bid to introduce a generic version of painkiller OxyContin.
US law firm Greenberg Traurig has appointed shareholder Jennifer Camacho as co-chair of its Boston IP group.
Biotech company Myriad Genetics has filed a patent infringement case against Ambry Genetic Corp for allegedly infringing 10 patents related to genetic diagnostic testing.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) last month seized and shut down 1,677 illegal pharmacy websites selling $41,104,386 worth of fake medicines.
Novartis has signed a development and licensing agreement with Indian biopharmaceutical company Biological E Limited (BioE) to deliver two vaccines that protect against typhoid and paratyphoid fevers.
The General Court of the European Union has annulled the European Commission’s decision to refuse marketing authorisation for orphan drug Orphacol.
Belgian pharmaceutical company UCB SA has sued drug-maker Teva Pharmaceutical Industries to stop it manufacturing a generic version of epilepsy drug Vimpat.
Pharmaceutical company AbbVie has won a patent case against UK research body The Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology Trust relating to the arthritis medication Humira.
Pharmaceutical company Merck has secured a preliminary injunction against Indian drug company Aprica after it tried to market generic versions of the branded diabetes drug Januvia.