Abraxis BioScience Inc. has vowed to challenge a jury verdict that awarded $55.2 million to plaintiff Elan Pharma International Ltd. and held that Abraxis' breast cancer drug Abraxane infringed on a patent held by Elan.
A judge for the International Trade Commission has pulled the plug on part of a patent case between LG Electronics and Whirlpool Corp., ruling that two patents claimed by Whirlpool for refrigerator technology are invalid.
Swedish company StreamServe AB is taking aim at Exstream Software LLC and Hewlett-Packard Co. for allegedly infringing its patent covering technology for transporting data streams.
The judge overseeing Leiner Health Products Inc.'s Chapter 11 case has OK'd a roughly $400 million deal to sell most of Leiner's assets to a stalking horse bidder, nutritional supplement maker NBTY Inc.
Three Johnson & Johnson subsidiaries launched a patent infringement suit last week against Novartis AG’s generics arm, Sandoz Inc., after the generics maker filed an abbreviated new drug application for the Alzheimer’s drug Razadyne ER.
Hesco Bastion Ltd., Asics Corp. and EMI Virgin Music Inc. were just some of the companies that hired law firms to work on major IP litigation in recent weeks, according to our daily review of court dockets.
Motorola Inc. subsidiary Symbol Technologies Inc. filed a lawsuit last week alleging that Janam Technologies LLC ran roughshod over Symbol's intellectual property rights when it started offering Windows-operating-system-based hand-held mobile computers.
Sanofi-Aventis has hit Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. with another patent infringement suit over the drug Uroxatral, alleging that the generics maker infringed another of its patents for the prostate treatment.
New Hampshire became the 10th state to preempt federal regulations on global warming with its own legislation when its governor signed a law on Wednesday to implement a cap-and-trade program for greenhouse gases.
Microsoft Corporation, Dow Jones Company Inc. and Mitsubishi Electric Corp. were just some of the companies that hired law firms to work on major IP litigation in recent weeks, according to our daily review of court dockets.
More than a year after filing for bankruptcy, fabric retailer Hancock Fabrics has filed its Chapter 11 reorganization plan with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.
Japan's largest pharmaceutical company and a French drugmaker smacked Barr with separate patent suits to protect the $428 million annual U.S. market for Prevacid SoluTab delayed-release heartburn tablets.
Bankrupt retailer Goody's Family Clothing Inc. has received a judge's approval of a $210 million debtor-in-possession financing deal while it reorganizes its business.
Another attempt to dismiss a class action against milk producers for allegedly fixing the prices of milk was tossed on Friday, after a federal judge found that the plaintiffs' claims passed all the issues raised by the defendants.
The lead plaintiffs in the chief lawsuit to compel Yahoo Inc. to accept a takeover have asked the court to schedule a trial on disputed Yahoo severance plans before the Aug. 1 annual meeting where activist investor Carl Icahn plans to mount a proxy contest to force a sale.
A bankruptcy judge signed off Monday on Reliant Energy Inc.'s sale of its Channelview plant to GIM Channelview Cogeneration LLC for $500 million, negating an earlier sale the same judge approved on the condition that an open auction be held.
A Los Angeles-based developer of master-planned communities that counts the California Public Employees' Retirement System as a significant stakeholder entered Chapter 11 Sunday, in what it characterized as an effort to restructure its debt for the long term.
Fedders Corp. has asked the court overseeing its bankruptcy to approve a disclosure statement that would distribute the proceeds of its liquidation to holders of allowed claims.
American Home Mortgage Corp. has asked the court overseeing its Chapter 11 case to allow the company to reject employment agreements made with five of AHM’s top executives.
Retail woes have claimed another victim as Goody's Family Clothing Inc., a prominent regional brand-name clothing chain, filed for Chapter 11 protection Monday, having already closed numbers of its most unprofitable stores.