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Measuring up the US patent litigation of Sullivan & Cromwell and Irell & Manella

As Sullivan & Cromwell attracts former USPTO Director Andrei Iancu and former Federal Circuit Judge Kathleen O'Malley to its books, Docket Navigator data shows how the firms stack up on US patent litigation

17 July 2023

Humira interchangeable launches will send important signals for patent strategy

Wave of adalimumab market entrants to provide crucial information about nascent biosimilars market and impact IP tactics

14 July 2023

UPC attracts flood of protective letters in its opening weeks

Pre-emptive letters may have an especially important role to play at the new court

14 July 2023

UPC looks set for first antitrust spat in unusual life sciences dispute

The plot continues to thicken in 10x Genomics’ multi-faceted spat with NanoString

13 July 2023

Elon Musk’s accusations of trade secrets breaches by Threads staff will put management style in spotlight

A warning letter alleging infringement by ex-Twitter staff needs to be backed by robust internal policies to carry weight

12 July 2023

Small innovator's litigation funding enabled $106.5 million verdict against Medtronic

Colibri Heart Valve had no financial alternative to pay for the protracted legal battle and plans to invest the proceeds to further its development pathway into the US marketplace

12 July 2023

Report underlines need for IP strategy before a company’s IPO and beyond

Lyft, Dropbox, Bumble and Doordash are examples of companies that faced an NPE lawsuit two years before or after their initial public offerings, and a report quantifies the risk for these and even smaller companies of less than $25 million revenue

11 July 2023

Magistrate Judge Jennifer L Hall has ‘impeccable credentials’ for Delaware judge nomination

Docket Navigator shows Hall has presided over nearly 190 patent cases as a judge and previously had patent litigation experience in private practice

10 July 2023

Moderna files Irish lawsuit against Pfizer/BioNTech in ever-expanding covid dispute

Complex web of mRNA patent litigation has now spread to Ireland

07 July 2023

Huawei’s UPC suit indicative of Chinese confidence in otherwise cautious region

A month after the Unitary Patent and the supra-national court came into force, China’s patent community is positive about the untested system while the rest of Asia watches

07 July 2023

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