City claims Glaxo engaged in "anticompetitive, fraudulent, and inequitable conduct" when it obtained patents for Paxil.
Generics maker Endo Pharmaceuticals has decided to hold off on launching its 10mg, 20mg and 40mg strengths oxycodone extended-release tablets until after an appellate rules in its litigation with The Purdue Frederick Co. over Oxycontin patents.
The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to hear a case on whether a copyright holder can recover actual damages flowing from the unauthorized exploitation abroad of copyrighted work infringed in the U.S.
Taking a leaf from 1-800- Contacts, L.L.Bean has filed lawsuits against four major retailers, including JC Penney and Nordstrom, that it says are using "pop-up" box advertising on L.L.Bean's web site, llbean.com.
Burns Doane and Merchant & Gould are in talks about a merger that would form one of the largest intellectual property specialty firms in the U.S.
Ropes & Gray has hired veteran intellectual property litigator Bradford J. (Jim) Badke from Dewey Ballantine LLP to work in the firm’s New York office.
Abelman Frayne & Schwab took the mantle as the most active filer of trademarks with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in 2003, according to a quarterly ranking published Thursday by NameProtect Inc.
The Supreme Court has refused to consider a trademark dispute over Idaho russet potatoes.
Toymaker Mattel Inc. is entitled to copyright protection for the facial features of the Barbie doll, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has determined in a ruling that overturned a lower court’s decision.
A public advocacy group has challenged the patent for Microsoft’s computer file format system at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Coudert Brothers LLP has hired seasoned patent attorney Peter C. Su from Fernandez & Associates to join the firm’s Palo Alto office.
A federal appeals court has reversed a $46 million judgment against Conair awarded by a German engineer who claimed the company infringed on his patent for a technology to prevent electrocution from use of a hair dryer.
Another trademark lawsuit against Google is set to go to court after a U.S. District Court judge in New York refused to dismiss the case.
CollaGenex Pharmaceuticals has settled its patent litigation against Mutual Pharmaceuticals over a treatment for adult periodontitis, in an agreement that includes a licensing agreement and a $2 million payment to Mutual.
International law firm Shaw Pittman is actively looking for intellectual property attorneys to fill its planned office in the Silicon Valley area, the firm’s practice group leader says.
International law firm Shaw Pittman is planning to open new offices in Silicon Valley and Taiwan in an effort to beef up its intellectual property practice.
Kirkpatrick & Lockhart has beefed up its intellectual property practice in New York by acquiring a local IP boutique.
Sony Corp. fired a legal salvo back at Eastman-Kodak Co. on Wednesday in a mounting legal battle over digital camera technology, suing the rival for patent infringement.
Kos Pharmaceutical has sued Barr Laboratories over its plans to make generic versions of two cholesterol drugs, Niaspan and Advicor.
A federal judge in New York has ruled in favor of Cubatabaco, the Cuban cigar company, in a trademark dispute with U.S. rival General Cigar over the U.S. rights to the famous Cuban cigar brand Cohiba.