Jason Markwell, a former partner at Belmore Neidrauer, has joined Fasken’s IP group in its Toronto office.
The Court of Justice of the European Union has rejected two appeals that would have restricted the European Medicines Agency’s right to publish a pharmaceutical company’s clinical trial data, as it relates to their applications to market their products within the EU.
Molecular testing company Ascenda BioSciences is suing a former chief operations officer, claiming he attempted to “extort” the return of sensitive company information before taking up employment with a direct competitor.
Washington State University is suing two apple producers who it says have infringed its patent through the unlicensed cultivation and sale of a proprietary apple variety.
GlaxoSmithKline may have restricted competition by making a deal with generic drugmakers to delay the launch of copies of an antidepressant, according to an adviser to the Court of Justice of the European Union.
A competitor of the Broad Institute has said that a European Patent Office ruling last week has weakened the CRISPR/Cas9 patent owner’s negotiating hand in any future settlement between the parties.
A life sciences litigator from Williams & Connolly has joined Latham & Watkins’ Washington, DC office.
Phase one of the US-China trade deal agreed last week is a major win for pharmaceutical companies, lawyers have told LSIPR.
The US Patent and Trademark Office has denied an inter partes review petition from Edwards Lifesciences, which argued that certain claims relating to Abbott’s MitraClip mitral valve repair device are unpatentable.
A US judge has thrown out a lawsuit accusing US biotechnology companies Illumina and Affymetrix of a “complex, multi-decade concerted effort” to conceal the theft of trade secrets in the 1990s.