A subsidiary of Bayer AG has filed suit in federal court in Wilmington, Delaware, against Glenmark Generics, seeking to stop the Mumbai-based company from selling a generic form of a medication used to treat a skin disorder.
Libraries, museums, retailers and others who buy copyrighted goods made abroad can resell them without violating federal copyright law, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday.
As corporations face more threats to their networks and trade secrets, former U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff has this piece of advice: "What you really want to ask yourself is, What do I want to protect?"
In a survey by Consero Group, nearly half of chief IP counsel from the pharmaceutical and biotech industries said that their companies are involved in patent infringement litigation—and 43 percent said there was a "very high" likelihood they would file a patent claim in the year ahead.
As the final pieces of the America Invents Act are about to go into effect March 16, intellectual property lawyers are scrambling to get thousands of last-minute patent filings in before the old rules expire Friday.
The Internet's address system is about to undergo its largest expansion since its creation—a change that will force companies to do more work and spend more money to protect their brands.
Among the many changes in U.S. patent law under the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act, the elimination of secret prior art has received little attention.
Proving obviousness in patent litigation requires proof. Careful litigants form their obviousness theories early in the case and develop the factual record to support those theories.
India's patent appeals board ruled that a domestic generic drug maker could continue to make and sell a low-priced copy of Nexavar, a cancer medication patented by Bayer AG.
Intellectual property verdicts represented the largest category in number and dollar value last year. The category has contributed one verdict higher than $1 billion in each of the three prior years. But this year's list of top verdicts was notable in that three verdicts reached the $1 billion mark or higher, and all of them came out of high-stakes trials.
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