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Update: SCOTUS dismisses Nautilus petition
02 December 2015 | Washington DC
The US Supreme Court has rejected Nautilus’s petition to reverse the patent infringement judgement in its infringement case with heart monitor maker BioSig Instruments... readmore

Medtronic and St. Jude cases sent back to district court
03 November 2015 | Florida
Atlas IP has had the validity of its wireless device patent confirmed by the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in two decisions handed down on the same day... readmore

Edwards Lifesciences finalises acquisition of CardiAQ
27 August 2015 | California
Edwards Lifesciences Corporation has completed its $350 million acquisition of CardiAQ Valve Technologies... readmore

MRCT collaborates with Georg-August-University
28 July 2015 | Göttingen, Germany
Georg-August-Göttingen (UMG) and medical research charity MRC Technology (MRCT) have signed a license agreement for the development of a novel therapy for neurodegenerative diseases... readmore

Edwards Lifesciences invests $400 million in CardiAQ
14 July 2015 | California
Edwards Lifesciences has acquired a developer of transcatheter mitral valce replacement systems, CardiAQ Valve Technologies, for $400 million... readmore

Dementia Consortium funds brain inflammation research
19 June 2015 | London
The Dementia Consortium, a £3 million drug discovery project, has launched a programme to fund research into brain inflammation... readmore

Urine testing rivals in infringement contest
13 March 2015 | Wisconsin
Two medical testing companies have publicly traded blows after the US District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin ruled that Millennium Health’s urine drug testing services infringe a patent licensed to rival Ameritox... readmore

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Matters of import
20 January 2016
Alireza Behrooz of Merchant & Gould and Nick Phillips of Edwin Coe discuss parallel importation of pharmaceuticals in the US and Europe readmore

Raising the bar
16 December 2015
Amendments to the US Civil Rules of Procedure could dissuade some non-practicing entities from targeting technology-rich sectors readmore

Making connections
02 December 2015
Changes are coming to the UK Patent Box to meet new international standards readmore

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06 January 2016
Australia’s IP system has come under the spotlight as the government considers possible reforms. Naomi Pearce and Nigel Lokan of K&L Gates speak to Tammy Facey readmore

11 September 2015
Mohan Dewan and Disha Dewan of R K Dewan & Co report on the ban on any changes to patent specifications or claims at the time of national phase entry via the Patent Cooperation Treaty in India readmore

11 September 2015
The fear that natural products would be privatised soon, or one cannot study a product of nature and benefit from it if another legally possesses it, is always in the minds of all stakeholders. D. Calab Gabriel and Maria Gabriel of Lex IP Care discuss the patenting of natural bio-materials in India readmore

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Terry Mahn
Fish & Richardson
03 February 2016
Terry Mahn of Fish & Richardson discusses the issues still to be resolved in the Food and Drug Administration’s proposed naming system for biosimilars readmore

Rogelio Nicandro
Romulo LLP
04 November 2015
Rogelio Nicandro of Romulo LLP offers some handy tips for stopping trademark infringement in the Philippines readmore

Grant Shoebridge
Shelston IP
04 November 2015
Grant Shoebridge of Shelston IP unpacks the Australian High Court’s Myriad decision readmore

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