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A Delaware federal jury awarded Amgen Inc. $70 million in damages late Friday after finding that Hospira Inc. infringed a patent for the anemia treatment Epogen, rejecting Hospira's argument that it was protected by a safe harbor meant for companies seeking federal approval for biosimilar products.
Paterson, New Jersey, Mayor Jose “Joey” Torres pled guilty in a state corruption case accusing him of having city employees work on private property owned by his relatives on the city’s dime, in a move that will force him out of public office in the Garden State.
Syngenta urged a Kansas federal judge Thursday to certify as a final judgment the $218 million jury verdict won by a class of Kansas farmers in multidistrict litigation over the agricultural company’s promotion of genetically modified corn, arguing it’s necessary to prevent needless delay of its appeal.
Matrix Petroleum LLC was awarded nearly $100 million after a rural south Texas jury found on Tuesday that Talisman Energy USA Inc., now known as Repsol Oil & Gas USA LLC, had committed fraud in its accounting practices related to Eagle Ford Shale wells and breached a joint operating agreement.
A Delaware federal judge denied enhanced damages Friday to Merck & Co. unit Idenix after its $2.5 billion win over Gilead Sciences Inc. in a jury trial claiming infringement of a patent behind two blockbuster hepatitis C medicines, saying both the judge’s own pretrial decisions and the jury’s findings were “close.”