Ericsson recently announced that it entered into a license agreement with Intellectual Ventures, putting an end to all patent infringement lawsuits between the two companies. The agreement includes a lawsuit which ended up in $43 million jury verdict for the patent...
RLS LLC announced that it settled the patent infringement lawsuits it filed against Conex Universal Limited. RLS filed its U.S. lawsuit in the District Court for the Southern District of Illinois on January 22, 2018, alleging that Conex infringes claims of two of its...
The PCT Network announces partnership with The International Renewals Group to manage patent and trademark renewal payments with full transparency and accountability. The partnership enables law firms and companies with extensive intellectual property to optimize and...
The Intellectual Property Enterprise Court (“IPEC”) decided earlier last week who owns the rights to an employee invention when it is made out of hours and on the employee’s own equipment. In a landmark decision that clarifies that it is the employer not the employee...
Vectura has won the U.S. GlaxoSmithKline patent litigation trial and has been awarded $89.7million in damages. Vectura filed a patent infringement lawsuit against GSK In July 2016, claiming that GSK infringed a patent covering three important GSK medications used to...
Finjan Holdings, and its subsidiary Finjan, Inc., announced that the United States Patent & Trademark Office’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board entered a Decision Denying Institution of Inter Partes Review against Juniper Networks. Juniper brought a petition which...
Rouse unveils world’s first Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions calculator to guarantee GHG neutrality of IPRs
IP consultancy and law firm Rouse has announced the creation of the world’s first tool for calculating the greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) incurred in protecting and enforcing intellectual property rights (IPRs). Officially unveiled at the Climate Change and IP Summit...
Intellectual property management solutions company Anaqua today announced that multinational technology company Sony has selected the company to manage patent and trademark portfolios for Sony Mobile Communications (“Sony Mobile”). Sony Mobile is a wholly owned...
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The Munich Court of Appeal confirmed Dainese’s European patent, stating Alpinestars’ Tech-Air Street airbag vest and its Tech-Air Racing airbag vest infringes the German part of their patent. The German Federal Patent Court previously stated the validity of Dainese’s...read more
MorphoSys AG announced that its lawsuit against Janssen Biotech and Genmab A/S has been settled. The parties have agreed to drop the mutual claims related to this litigation. MorphoSys filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court of Delaware against Janssen Biotech, and...read more
Spotify is being sued by IP company Excalibur IP for allegedly infringing on patents held by Yahoo!. Excalibur IP filled a lawsuit with the District of Delaware Court on January 28. The complaint accuses Spotify of infringing on four patents which were created at...read more
Apple secured a victory in their ongoing dispute with Qualcomm, after a German court rejected four out of eight infringement claims. The district court found no infringement of the patents. which are related to on-device search. However, the judgment is not final. No...read more
British pharma company Indivior has suffered a setback as U.S. Federal Court of Appeal rejected their request for another hearing on whether its patents were infringed by a low-cost alternative developed by Dr Reddy. The decision clears the way for India’s Dr Reddy’s...read more
Proposed by the Japan Patent Office, a new law could see courts appoint a neutral expert to search factories for evidence of patent infringement. Patent cases in Japan usually require a high burden of proof on the party claiming infringement. Courts can, however,...read more
British drugmaker Indivior PLC secured a temporary order on Friday to prevent Alvogen Pine Brook LLC from launching its generic buprenorphine and naloxone sublingual film in the U.S.. The drug in question is an opioid addiction treatment that dissolves in the mouth. A...read more
IP management and technology businesses CPA Global and ipan/Delegate Group yesterday announced their agreement to merge. The merger will combine the two companies and give customers from both CPA Global and ipan/Delegate Group the group’s combined capabilities, which...read more
In a victory for Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, the U.S. Supreme Court today refused to revive Helsinn Healthcare S.A.’s patent on an anti-nausea drug Aloxi. The decision was unanimously upheld in a lower court ruling which canceled Helsinn’s patent on the drug for...read more
As we prepare our 2018 year in review of the USPTO patent and publication statistics, we see a year where patent quality and utility to the patent owner is more important than ever. This results in little movement in the overall numbers, but what we believe is likely...read more
A German court dismissed Qualcomm's latest patent suit against Apple on Tuesday in the latest chapter in the Apple - Qualcomm saga. The case relates to bulk tension in iPhones. The ruling comes from a regional court in Mannheim, and states Apple didn't infringe...read more
Apple are ordered to pay VirnetX $440 million after a court of appeals upheld an earlier judgement in favor of the patent holding tech company. The U.S. Court of Appeals denied Apple's appeal on a 2016 verdict that awarded VirnetX $302 million. This amount increased...read more
Nichia Corporation filed a patent infringement lawsuit with the Tokyo District Court against Corlant Inc. (“Corlant”), a distributor of automotive aftermarket parts under the brand of Valenti, seeking an injunction and compensation for damages. The accused product,...read more
World’s largest genetically modified seed manufacturer Monsanto claimed victory today as India’s highest court reinstated their claim for a patent of BT Cotton seed. The Supreme Court of India overruled the previous order instated by the Delhi High Court which...read more
Apple today released iOS 12.1.2 which carries software changes to address the contentious patent which is involved with their ongoing legal battle with Qualcomm. The iOS update reportedly fixes issues addressed with the patent, however, Qualcomm says it violates the...read more
After the final judgment of the Düsseldorf District Court (docket number 4b O 132/16) finding for infringement of YAG patent EP 936 682 (DE 697 02 929) of Nichia Corporation (“Nichia“) by WOFI Leuchten Wortmann & Filz GmbH (“WOFI”), Nichia recently requested WOFI...read more
Silence Therapeutics stated its ongoing patent dispute with Alnylam Pharmaceutics Inc has ended after they issued a license to the US-listed company to sell the Onpattro drug. The company, which develops technology to silence defective genes, alleged that the Onpattro...read more
A Chinese court has banned the import and sale of the majority of iPhone models due to the company's alleged infringements on patents held by chip supplier Qualcomm. The Court in east China’s Fujian Province granted the two preliminary injunctions at the requested of...read more
The increasingly lengthy saga between tech giant Apple and mobile chip maker Qualcomm seems to have an end in sight as a date is now set for a courtroom battle in April. The ongoing case is fought over multiple patents and royalties lawsuits between the two companies...read more
Neal Gerber Eisenberg today announced the addition of Ian J. Block as a partner in the Intellectual Property practice group. Block recently joined Neal Gerber Eisenberg from Kirkland & Ellis LLP, where he was a partner. Block has extensive experience representing...read more
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