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German Stelara injunction is bad news for biosimilars using the EU SPC manufacturing waiver

Munich Regional Court has become the first to wade in on disputes over drugs exports under Europe’s SPC exemption

06 November 2023

InterDigital inks HEVC licence with Lenovo, but global cellular SEPs spat continues

The Delaware-based cellular and video R&D shop secured the video codec deal covering Lenovo’s PCs and smartphones on 21 September, contributing to $40.8 million earnings from the company in Q3

02 November 2023

UPC builds momentum as SEP battleground with Nokia’s Amazon suits

Finnish company uses UPC-plus-Germany strategy in latest suits which concern SEPs and implementation patents

02 November 2023

CRISPR-Cas9 drugmakers like Vertex should come to the table early, says ToolGen’s IP chief

Chief Legal Officer Yoori Kim argues that current patent uncertainty should fuel rather than thwart licensing deals

01 November 2023

Nokia sues Amazon with video codec SEPs in US, UPC, Germany, and more

The Finnish telecoms firm, which also sued HP Inc in two US venues, claims infringement of AVC and HEVC essential patents and seeks court declarations that it met its FRAND commitments, but the defendants breached them

01 November 2023

Orange, Sisvel SEP assertion wins above-FRAND rate for HTC's unwillingness

The jury verdict sends a message about consequences that unwilling licensees may face in US courts

31 October 2023

Examining the trade secrets dockets at the busiest US district court

Docket Navigator data shows the US District Court for the Central District of California’s trade secrets docket rose steeply from 2016 to 2018, but levelled off and now is decreasing

30 October 2023

Fujifilm uses UPC to sue old adversary Kodak

The Japanese photography giant’s actions stir old conflicts and boost the small number of East Asian companies using the new court

27 October 2023

Compelling inventor story garners $240M patentee jury verdict in US case

Irell & Manella Partner Jason Sheasby, who has won many nine-figure patent verdicts, provides advice for patent licensing companies to put their best face before a jury

26 October 2023

Genentech and Biogen reach lightning-fast biosimilar truce as flurry of settlements continues

Latest agreement continues long-running pattern of dispute resolution tactics in biologics space

26 October 2023

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