Patent News

All the most recent news stories, updated every Tuesday, to keep you informed of the events in ever-changing and fast paced industry.

Roche and Shire dispute escalates

The patent dispute between Roche (the Swiss drugmaker) and Shire (London-based drugmaker) has escalated this week, after Shire filed a new motion in a U.S. court. The motion aims, according to Roche, to stop some patients getting the medicine they require. The patent...

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Mathys & Squire acquire Coller IP

Mathys & Squire have acquired, through one of our subsidiaries, intellectual property strategy and valuation specialists, Coller IP. Coller IP is a specialist in strategic, commercial intellectual property management and valuation. Coller IP, based in Oxford, has been...

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PXG hits back at TaylorMade in bitter patent case

The latest in a string of patent allegations comes from PXG against competitor TaylorMade. The case stems from the patent trial filed in September this year by PXG against TaylorMade for allegedly infringing on 8 of its patents. In court documents filed Monday, PXG...

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Veeco prepares to appeal at Beijing IP Court

An appeal will be made to the Beijing IP Court by Veeco Instruments against its recent decision regarding the validity of patent ZL201220056049.5. The patent in question is held by Advanced Micro-Fabrication Equipment (AMEC) and the decision was made by the Patent...

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Patent fight moves on to Australia

The ongoing patent battle in the healthcare industry between Fisher & Paykel Healthcare and ResMed has been extended to Australia. The dispute is seeking damages and injunctions to halt the sales of ResMed's products that, F&P allege, infringe four patents. You might...

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PatSnap announces the launch of Licensee Locator

PatSnap has announced the launch of Licensee Locator, an analysis tool that enables users to identify and locate potential acquirers or licensees for patented technology. Developing innovative technologies is one of the biggest challenges facing businesses. In 2017,...

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Walgreens Boots IP Head Joins Squire Patton Boggs

Squire Patton Boggs welcomes Kerry Lee, the former Head of Group Intellectual Property of Walgreens Boots Alliance, as a partner in the Intellectual Property & Technology Practice in the Manchester and London offices. He has extensive experience in contentious and...

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Qualcomm files against the iPhone X

In the ongoing battle between Qualcomm and Apple, Qualcomm has this week filed yet another patent infringement suit against the iPhone X after Apple suing Qualcomm earlier this year for $1 billion in an unresolved lawsuit filed early this year. The suit is linked to...

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