A unanimous United States Supreme Court is speeding up the time for generic biotech drugs to become available to the public in a ruling that means a loss of billions in sales to the makers of original versions.
In a decision that Zimmer Biomet and other medical device manufacturers argued will change their industry, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled Tuesday that patent holders cannot keep their patent protections after they sell their products.
The U.S. Supreme Court is making it easier for companies to defend themselves against patent infringement lawsuits.
The Supreme Court shook the foundations of the software patent world in 2012 (Mayo v. Prometheus) and 2014 (Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank International), leaving business leaders (and their patent attorneys) to wonder whether — or even hope that — software patents were dead.
Pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers, including an orthopedic product maker in Indiana, have weighed in on a patent case that came before the Supreme Court of the United States Tuesday.
The Supreme Court of the United States on Wednesday sided with California-based Life Technologies Corp. in a patent infringement case that limits the international reach of U.S. patent laws.
Eli Lilly and Co. won an appeals court ruling Thursday that upheld the validity of a patent for its lung cancer drug Alimta, helping shares rise by almost 3 percent.
Nokia Oyj sued Apple Inc. saying the iPhone maker infringed several mobile patents, turning simmering tension between the companies into a bitter public legal battle on multiple fronts.
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to consider putting sharp new limits on where patent-infringement lawsuits can be filed, accepting a case that may undercut patent owners’ ability to channel cases to favorable courts.
A unanimous Supreme Court of the United States on Tuesday sided with smartphone maker Samsung in its high-profile patent dispute with Apple over design of the iPhone.
Six years after Apple Inc. filed its first lawsuit alleging unauthorized copying of the iPhone, the company will square off at the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday against rival Samsung Electronics Co. They will argue over how much of a $399 million patent infringement award Samsung must pay.
Apple Inc. won an appeals court ruling that reinstates a patent-infringement verdict it won against Samsung Electronics Co., including for its slide-to-unlock feature for smartphones and tablets.
Eli Lilly and Co. and its partner cannot stop competitors from selling generic versions of testosterone treatment Axiron, a federal judge in Indianapolis has ruled.
Judges can’t rely on common sense alone when analyzing the validity of a patent, an appeals court ruled last week in a loss for Apple Inc. and Alphabet Inc.’s Google.
Whirlpool Corp. has filed 40 lawsuits to protect one replacement part: a $50 refrigerator water filter.
Indianapolis-based Interactive Intelligence Inc. has filed a federal patent lawsuit against Avaya Inc., a competitor with which Interactive Intelligence also had a long-standing patent license agreement.
Launched in January 2015, the intellectual property clinic is part of the law school’s Center for Intellectual Property Research. It has offered pro bono legal services to more than 80 inventors, entrepreneurs and small businesses with roughly half the work related to patents.
AstraZeneca Plc is making a final push to protect a drug that makes $7 million a day in the U.S. against cheaper copies as pressure mounts on the U.K. drugmaker to meet its own projections of almost doubling revenue.
The business of diagnostic treatments and personalized medicine got a boost Tuesday after an appeals court made it harder to invalidate certain patents by claiming they simply cover laws of nature.