U.K.-Swedish drug maker AstraZeneca is facing yet another class-action lawsuit over the way the company allegedly weaned patients off the ulcer drug Prilosec after its patent expired and on to its next-generation drug, Nexium.
A federal district court has rejected Sony Corp.’s assertion that Command Audio purposely misled the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in the early 1990s while seeking an on-demand media patent at the center of a lawsuit against the Japanese electronics maker.
California-based computer equipment maker Foundry Networks has agreed to pay $35 million as part of a four-year licensing deal with Canadian rival Nortel Networks to settle the patent litigation between the two companies.
Sony’s digital video recorders infringe a patent held by Command Audio Corp., a U.S. District Court has ruled.
EchoStar Communications has asked a judge to transfer the patent lawsuit filed against the satellite television provider by TiVo, a vendor of digital video recorders, from Texas to California, a regulatory filing shows.
For the tenth consecutive year, the University of California topped the list of universities receiving the most patents last year, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office said.
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C. has promoted associates Neil Ferraro, Robert E. Hunt and John R. Van Amsterdam to shareholders, the equivalent of partner, the Boston-based intellectual property boutique said Wednesday.