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Federal Circuit reverses $102 million damages in appeal
05 March 2015 | Washington DC
The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has overturned $102 million award in the patent infringement case between NuVasive and Medtronic Sofamor Danek... readmore

New databases for STN platform
10 February 2015 | Columbus, Ohio
STN partners Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) and FIZ Karlsruhe have released an update to their web-based solution for professional intellectual property searching... readmore

Another loss for W.L. Gore
15 January 2015 | Washington DC
Medical device maker W.L. Gore and Associates must pay ongoing royalties to rival C.R. Bard after the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed... readmore

Roche invests in Foundation Medicine
13 January 2015 | Massachusetts
Massachusetts-based molecular company Foundation Medicine (FMI) and Swiss healthcare company Roche have entered into an agreement... readmore

23andMe test hits the UK
04 December 2014 | Mountain View, California
23andMe’s controversial genetic test has been approved for release in the UK... readmore

Federal Circuit halts Antares claim
19 November 2014 | Washington DC
The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has denied Antares Pharma’s motion for an injunction... readmore

P&G competitors’ brush with law settled
04 November 2014 | Cincinnati
Procter & Gamble has settled its dispute with Clio USA, Team Technologies and Brushpoint Innovations, with the trio agreeing to stop selling infringing tooth whitening strips... 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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