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Boston Scientific secures nearly $160m in clips patents feud

US13-06-2023Legal developmentsMuireann Bolger

Win marks latest leg of cross-Atlantic litigation feud over devices that stop internal bleeding | Medical device maker garnered success against rival in the US and Germany but failed to secure an injunction in one European country.

Moderna, Pfizer and BioNTech hit with COVID-19 vaccine lawsuits over mRNA tech

US08-06-2023Marisa Woutersen

Promosome claimed it shared mRNA tech with the trio, who went on to make hugely successful vaccines | The small biotech wants a cut of more than $100 billion allegedly made by the big pharma companies.

Teleflex secures win over Medtronic in catheter patent case

US08-06-2023Marisa Woutersen

Medtronic’s claims of “obviousness” over cardiologist’s device rejected | US Federal Circuit upholds Teleflex’s catheter technology patents. 

10x escalates genomics patents dispute at the UPC

EU08-06-2023Liz Hockley

Biotech hoping for ‘pan-European injunctive relief’ | Vizgen CEO says lawsuits an ‘attempt to undermine innovation’.

Cooley appoints ‘first-rate’ life sciences partner trio

US06-06-2023Sarah Speight

The ‘formidable’ three bring 52 years’ experience from Fish & Richardson collectively | ‘Extensive’ patent trial background includes branded Hatch-Waxman litigation.

Indivior avoids multi-state antitrust trial with $100m payout

US06-06-2023Muireann Bolger

Case involved the alleged monopolisation of an opioid addiction treatment | More than 40 attorneys general had filed complaints against the pharma company.

Abbott sues former employee for alleged trade secrets theft

US01-06-2023Sarah Speight

Ex-scientist faces lawsuit for allegedly downloading thousands of files before leaving for a rival | Abbott seeks damages for ‘flagrant misconduct’ brought to its attention by successive employer.

‘A new dawn for patents’: the UPC opens its doors

EU01-06-2023Marisa Woutersen

A project decades in the making, the Unified Patent Court and Unitary Patent promise to change the European IP landscape, writes Marisa Woutersen.

Moderna and Pfizer face fresh suits over COVID-19 vaccine

EU30-05-2023Sarah Speight

A US biotech is accusing the pair of infringing several of its “foundational” lipid particle patents | Pfizer and BioNTech accused plaintiff in earlier suit of antitrust in a dispute over one of the patents at issue.

UPC releases contingency plan for hard copy opt-outs

EU30-05-2023Marisa Woutersen

Court outlines submission method in the event of CMS failure | Hard-copy format requirements include USB stick and delivery to Luxembourg | Guidelines have “made people nervous” say lawyers | Full details on how to submit.

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