Court Won't Change Inventorship In Zicam IP Suit

Law360, New York (August 20, 2009, 2:33 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has refused to dismiss several claims in a patent and trademark suit against the maker of the cold medication Zicam, but did agree to toss a claim asking the court to change the inventors on a pending patent application.

Judge Joseph J. Farnan Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware on Wednesday issued an opinion mostly in favor of Capricorn Pharma Inc., which sued Matrixx Initiatives Inc. and its subsidiary Zicam LLC in November 2008 over a patent for...
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