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Repatha® (Evolocumab) Four-Year Open-Label Follow-Up Study Published In 'JAMA Cardiology'

Prnewswire Mar 14: Further, while we routinely obtain patents for our… Also in this article: (NASDAQ (archive) (more…)

Report: Merck’s Uprifosbuvir Faces Fight to Be Profitable

Pharmpro Mar 14: Merck originally acquired the drug through its 2014 purchase of Idenix for $3.85 billion. (more…)

Mylan Settles with Genentech and Roche on Herceptin

Pharmpro Mar 14: Mylan N.V. on Monday announced that Mylan has agreed to the terms of a global settlement with Genentech, Inc. and F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd. in relation to patents for Herceptin, which provides Mylan with global licenses for… (more…)

Allergan signs deal with Editas for gene-editing-based eye treatments

Reuters Mar 14: Last month, the Broad Institute, a biological and genomic research center affiliated with MIT and Harvard, won a landmark ruling to keep valuable patents on CRISPR. (more…)

US Implicates In-House Lawyers at China's ZTE in Sanctions Case

Politics – Insidecounsel Mar 13: The criminal investigation had been ongoing since 2012. Citing fear of arrest, ZTE in 2015 declined to send its general counsel , Guo Xiaoming, to the United States for a deposition in an unrelated patent case pending in New York federal district court. (more…)

DLA sees revenue fall after post-Brexit currency slump while PEP rises to record high

Long article from Legalweek Mar 13: The firm also expanded its collaboration with flexible lawyering provider LOD to Australia , and launched a new online tool that provides clients with information on global patent laws. (more…)

Algae Dynamics Corp

Comprehensive coverage in PR Mar 13: The Company will be responsible for the filing of patents relating to this research and will own such patents if and when issued. (more…)

Hillsborough deputies search for husband suspected of kidnapping estranged wife

TBO Mar 12: Federal prosecutors accused the men of falsely claiming to hold patents on straws that could be printed with safe ink and spending $1 million on machines to print those straws. (more…)

Ropes & Gray to Shed Lawyers, Retreat From Patent Work in Firm Shakeup

LAW Mar 10: “We are still a committed, IP-driven firm, whether it’s in IP litigation, IP transactions, trademarks or other aspects of patents that are integrated into our other practice areas,” said Malt, noting that Ropes & Gray’s life sciences,… (more…)

US High Court Backs Foreign Manufacturers Over US Patentees

Ip-Watch Mar 10: …sided with foreign companies and consumers, at the expense of… (more…)

Boston Scientific and Edwards Lifesciences Are in a Patent Battle

Marketrealist Mar 10: On March 9, a German court ruled that Edwards Lifesciences infringed two of Boston Scientific’s patents to seal transcatheter aortic valve replacements. (more…)

Corporate Procurement is Increasingly Leveraging Data & Technology in Selecting Outside Counsel

Lengthy story in Insidecounsel Mar 10: Amanda G. Ciccatelli is a Contributing Writer for InsideCounsel, where she covers intellectual property, patent litigation, cybersecurity, innovation, and more. (more…)

Why Facebook’s Costs in ZeniMax Dispute May Exceed $500 Million

Marketrealist Mar 10: The dispute also exposes Facebook to possible attacks by patent trolls. (more…)

The IRS Releases “Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams & Abuses of 2017

Insidecounsel Mar 9: Third, taxpayers need to be wary of the proverbial ‘snake oil salesmen’ that promise amazing tax schemes that promise massive tax savings – in most cases these are illegal and at best ultra-aggressive. (more…)