India’s government has introduced an amendment to the Patents Act in Parliament, in a move that would officially introduce product patents on drugs, food and chemicals.
Gateway and Hewlett-Packard, which are entrenched in a dispute over an array of computer and server patents, will face off on March 21 in a closely watched one-week trial before an International Trade Commission administrative law judge.
Former Burns Doane litigators David Schlitz and Fred Michaud have joined Baker Botts L.L.P. in the firm's Washington, D.C. office to focus on high-tech patent litigation.
India’s government is preparing guidelines to deal with patenting of gene sequences, according to local news reports.
The U.S. International Trade Commission has terminated its investigation against Scotland’s Wolfson Microelectronics, ruling that one of rival Cirrus’ patent is unenforceable and that another was infringed by Wolfson.
Three intellectual property attorneys, including two seasoned litigators, have left Swidler Berlin, LLP to join Holland & Knight LLP’s Washington, D.C. office, Holland & Knight said.
Semiconductor Manufacturing International, China's largest chip maker, has agreed to pay $175 million to settle a patent infringement and trade-secrets suit brought by rival Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing in U.S. and Taiwanese courts.
Brazilian officials are pressing on with their threat to break patents on HIV/AIDS drugs held by multinational pharmaceutical companies.
In a compromise deal that industrialized countries say safeguards intellectual property rights, the World Health Organization has agreed to allow governments to issue compulsory licenses to battle future flu epidemics.
Gemstar-TV Guide International is in negotiations with Scientific-Atlanta Inc to settle a patent-infringement lawsuit related to set-top boxes for televisions, Gemstar said Thursday.
A little-noticed lawsuit by Chinese DVD makers is seeking to break up an international patent-pool licensing group controlled by some of the world’s largest electronics makers.
Oblon, Spivak, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, one of the largest intellectual property firms in the U.S., is operating on a principle that flies in the face of conventional wisdom these days: prosecution work can be just as rewarding as IP litigation.
A New Jersey company that rebuilds used Fuji Photo Film Co. disposable cameras and sells them without brand names at a discount is infringing Fuji’s patent rights, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has affirmed.
A Chinese court has ordered a Beijing school to pay damages to the owners of the TOEFL, GRE and GMAT tests after finding that the school infringed on the plaintiff’s copyrights but not on its trademarks.
The U.S. International Trade Commission has agreed to investigate claims that electronics makers Texas Instruments and Kenwood Corp. are infringing patents used in digital terrestrial radio tuners marketed in the U.S.
The Honorable Paul R. Michel has become Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, taking the reins after a seven-year tenure by Circuit Judge Haldane Robert Mayer.
The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has denied the University of Illinois’ request for a rehearing of its appeal for sovereign immunity in a patent dispute over plasma displays with Japanese electronics maker Fujitsu.
In a move likely to shake up the global drug industry, India has finally adopted product patents as part of a major overhaul of the country’s intellectual property regime.
Administrative Law Judge Delbert R. "Chip" Terrill, Jr. has retired from the U.S. International Trade Commission to join White & Case as of Counsel in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office.
In a stinging blow to the E.U., the World Trade Organization has ruled for the U.S. and Australia in a bitterly fought dispute over trademarks and geographic indications for products such as champagne, parma ham, rioja wine and Budweiser beer.