Israeli drug manufacturer Teva Pharmaceuticals is suing India-based Cipla to block the launch of generic Qvar asthma inhalers.
US biotechnology company Novavax has signed a deal with Takeda Pharmaceuticals to develop, manufacture and market a COVID-19 vaccine in Japan, it was announced on Friday, August 7.
In a victory for Teva Pharmaceuticals, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit dismissed IBSA Institut Biochimique’s appeal against a ruling that held parts of its patent invalid.
In a victory for Bristol-Myers Squibb and Pfizer, a US federal judge has affirmed patents covering blood-thinner Eliquis.
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The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit will not revisit its ruling that saved the patent eligibility of two DNA test patents owned by biotechnology company Illumina, after the court rejected an en banc request from a subsidiary of Roche.
IP boutique KIPA has strengthened its team with the addition of Iceland-based patent attorney Thorlakur Jonsson.
South Korean medical devices manufacturer Medit has prevailed in a patent infringement lawsuit brought by Danish rival 3Shape in Germany.
The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has partially lifted an injunction on 10X Genomics, but the biotech company must still pay almost $24 million for infringing a Bio-Rad patent.