Canada’s Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday in a high-profile case that pits a farmer against U.S. agricultural giant Monsanto over the right to patent life forms.
Canadian industry groups representing retailers, electronics makers and recording companies have filed separate court appeals to reverse a Copyright Board decision that imposed a piracy levy on digital audio recorders.
In a case with wide implications for online advertising, a three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday reinstated a trademark infringement lawsuit by Playboy against Netscape.
Purdue Pharma has filed an appeal of a court ruling that found its patents protecting the painkiller OxyContin were invalid because the company deliberately misled the U.S. Patent Office.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit dismissed Visa International’s motion for an injunction against the use of the domain name eVisa, citing a recent case before the Supreme Court.
The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit upholds a preliminary injunction barring India’s Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals from marketing a generic version of Pfizer's Vantin antibiotic.
Supreme Court sustains cancer-therapy patent in suit versus Hoffman-La Roche, but asks European Court of Justice to rule on cross-border enforcement of patents.
The Supreme Court of the Netherland upholds a lower court's ruling that the creators of the file sharing service Kazaa can't be held liable for the copyright-infringing actions of its users.
In a severe setback for the recording industry, a federal appeals court rejects a strategy used by the industry to force ISPs to turn over the identities of users suspected of pirating music.
Justices let stand a U.S. appeals court ruling that reinstated civil-rights icon's false advertising and publicity claims against OutKast and three Bertelsmann AG units.
Federal appeals court affirms decision awarding Utah Medical Products about $23 million for patent infringement.
Landmark case, which pits copyright owners against internet service providers, turns on whether ISPs are liable for what users do online.
SiGen ordered to pay $5 million in damages, but court invalidates five of the six claims on Soitec's patent for wafer layer-transfer technology.
In a setback for research-based drugmakers, the U.S. Supreme Court declines to hear an appeal over patent rights for drugs prescribed for off-market uses.
Appeals court overturns lower court's ruling barring DLF from marketing generic version of Cipramil anti-depressant.
$100 million at risk if Intel loses appeal over patents for Itanium chip.
Appeals court favors generics makers, upholding lower court's decision to invalidate antibiotic patent.
Defunct P2P service had asked the Court to block an injunction while its appeal is being considered.
Battle between Filippino liquor producers over ginebra trademark wages on.
Decision by the Technical Board of Appeal puts aside a decision by the Operations Division.