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Waco’s magistrate judge reveals thoughts on patent cases at one year anniversary

In an exclusive interview, US Magistrate Judge Derek Gilliland reflects on a year of handling IPR stays and convenience transfers, and the impact of the WDTX random assignment order

02 May 2023

Moderna’s ongoing struggles over covid infringement liability have broader implications

The vaccine maker has suffered another setback, but its fight to deflect infringement responsibility to the US government continues

02 May 2023

Busy, busy: US Magistrate Judge Derek Gilliland’s first year saw nearly 400 patent cases

He has already issued nearly 500 rulings since his April 2022 start date in the US District Court for the Western District of Texas, Waco Division

01 May 2023

Chinese court data shows strong patent suit numbers against backdrop of IP case volume decline

A higher proportion of disputes before the top court involved emerging industries, including SEPs, drug patent linkage and new generation information technology

01 May 2023

Xiaomi, Meta and Sisvel to speak at IPBC Global 2023

IP industry leaders will come together in San Diego in June to share their insight and experience

27 April 2023

Ravgen continues winning streak in big-money patent assertion campaign

Illumina settlement and clean sweep at the PTAB have added to earlier $273 million damages award

26 April 2023

300 million reasons why patent owners love litigating in Texas

In what promises to be the largest US jury verdicts this quarter, Texas federal courts ended trials by awarding huge damages to patentees Netlist and Textron

25 April 2023

Amgen’s Federal Circuit victory vindicates $13.4 billion Otezla IP acquisition

The company took a calculated risk by paying billions for drug while a slew of patent challenges were ongoing

25 April 2023

US patent litigation against top automakers rose 32% in 2022

Docket Navigator data shows a 2022 uptick in district court and PTAB cases involving 12 of the world's biggest vehicle OEMs, but there's indication of lower numbers this year

24 April 2023

Active case management and the role of boutique patent firms in pan-European disputes

With the UPC launch just weeks away, in-house counsel should consider how to best employ representation for multi-jurisdictional conflict

24 April 2023

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