Generic drug maker Mylan Laboratories and Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Alza have entered into an agreement over the rights to market a generic version of overactive bladder treatment Ditropan XL, adding more fuel to the fiery debate over authorized generics.
A judge has delayed the sentencing of former Gemstar CEO Henry Yuen, saying that the penalty agreed to in the plea bargain is too lenient for the former executive, accused of aiding in a $248 million fraud.
Blackberry maker Research In Motion Ltd. has reason to celebrate after the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office rejected claims within yet another patent being asserted by patent holding company NTP Inc.
Patent infringement lawsuits over digital music device iPod have now roped in companies that manufacture its accessories, with small technology companies hoping to win big off iPod’s market share.
A subsidiary of online medical hub WebMD Corp. is at the center of a U.S. Justice Department investigation after 10 of its previous executives were indicted for allegedly inflating earnings by more than $16.8 million.
Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Ethicon Endo-Surgery has accused a rival of reprocessing its single-use surgical scalpels and reselling them to hospitals without removing the Ethicon service mark, thereby infringing the company’s trademark.
Morrison & Foerster LLP, a powerhouse in securities litigation in the United States, traces much of its success to the firm's extensive presence in Asia.
Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. is seeking to challenge German drugmaker Boehringer Ingelheim International Gmbh for market share of Parkinson’s disease drug Mirapex. That challenge prompted a federal lawsuit in which Mylan will try to invalidate the drug’s patents.
Two counsel have joined Arnold & Porter’s intellectual property practice group in the Washington, D.C., office, expanding the firm’s capabilities in patent and trademark law, the firm said.
Morgan Stanley has appealed the $1.45 billion award won by financier Ronald Perelman earlier this year in a dispute over Perelman’s sale of camping-gear company to Sunbeam Corp. in 1998.
A small Texas lens manufacturer has filed a lawsuit against technology giant Honeywell International Inc. and other competitors for allegedly infringing patents for motion sensor technology.
The Securities and Exchange Commission’s probe into the lucrative reinsurance industry has expanded to include holding company Scottish Re Group Ltd. The firm said Monday it had been served with a subpoena related to an investigation launched by the regulatory agency earlier this year.
Samsung Electronics Co. and Hynix Semiconductor Inc., both competitors in the semiconductor industry, have been sued in federal court over two chip technology patents.
A challenge to its proposed regulation of hedge funds has landed the Securities and Exchange Commission in court, where it will defend a rule that will require hedge fund managers to register with the Commission and subject themselves to inspection and regulation.
Blackberry maker Research in Motion Ltd. and patent holding firm NTP Inc. have begun mediating toward a new settlement to prevent a shutdown of the popular wireless e-mail service in the United States.
A former energy company executive that could have faced over 20 years of prison time for allegations of fraud has been acquitted of charges that he and other officers manipulated the company’s share price to inflate profits and increase their bonuses.
French electronics maker Thomson SA and Taiwanese technology group BenQ have settled a patent dispute initiated by Thomson over its liquid crystal display (LCD) technology.
A Johnson & Johnson medical device prevailed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit when the doctor that sued the company for trade secret violations failed to show proper similarity between his heart surgery device and J&J’s alleged copy.
Fresh from having federal fraud charges against him dismissed, former HealthSouth Corp. chief executive Richard M. Scrushy resigned from the board Monday but vowed to keep up the legal fight to recover millions of dollars in back pay and benefits.
A lone inventor from North Carolina has sued a slew of major companies in the communications and cable television industries, from Time Warner Cable Inc. and Directv Inc., to Research In Motion Corp. and Nokia Inc. The assemblage is accused of infringing a single patent for the automated billing and tracking of service usage.