Apple was ruled to have been infringing on three Qualcomm’s patents and needs to pay up, according to a recent court ruling. A jury in the US District Court for the Southern District of California found that Apple used three of Qualcomm technologies in a multitude of...read more
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) welcome the appointment of Scott Boalick as Chief Judge for the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). Boalick has served as the acting Chief Judge for the PTAB since September 2018. Boalick was appointed to the...read more
Article of the Week #1: The proposed Affordable Drug Manufacturing Act: Friend or foe for biosimilars?
Biosimilars, biological products highly similar to and without clinically meaningful differences from an existing FDA-approved biologic, are finally on the rise. In fact, of the 16 approved U.S. biosimilars, 12 were approved in 2017 and 2018. Additionally, four...read more
Patent law around the world provides substantive provisions supplemented by procedural requirements to ensure that frivolous patent applications that lack innovation or those that do not fulfill broad public interest, are prevented from maturing into a patent. It is a...read more