RSS

patent

A surge in pharma and biotech patents in the UK, reported by the European Patent Office (EPO), may be a sign of growing investor confidence within these sectors, according to IP firm Marks & Clerk. more

News

Novarum, wholly owned subsidiary of BBI Solutions, has been secured a US patent for its smartphone diagnostic technology. more

Technology

Cloud-based R&D software provider, Riffyn, has been granted a patent on a hypergraph data model for experiment design and data analysis by the US Patent Office. more

Technology

Researchers from the University of Oxford in collaboration with an intellectual property law firm have revealed that the NHS may be able to recoup over half a billion pounds from Pfizer if its Supreme Court patent appeal is unsuccessful more

News

BioAxial, a developer and seller of Conical Diffraction Microscopy (CODIM) technology, has been granted a US patent covering ‘black fluorophore’ technology, which will be included in the second generation of CODIM products. more

News

The UK Bioindustry Association (BIA) has been allowed to intervene in a Supreme Court case, reviewing Warner-Lambert Company LLC v Generics (UK) Ltd and Actavis. more

News

Developer of placenta-based cell therapy products, Pluristem, has been granted a key US patent by the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) relating to the use of Mesenchymal Stem Cells (MSCs) for muscle regeneration. more

News

CEVEC Pharmaceuticals has been granted a patent for its expression technology CAP-Go, strengthening the company’s position in producing recombinant proteins with tailor-made glycosylation. more

News

Clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, Pulmatrix, has received two key patents from the US Patent and Trademark Office for its inhaled drug delivery platform and its most advanced drug candidate for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) more

Technology

Recently, there has been a shift within the pharmaceutical industry veering its R&D away from the traditional corporate campuses and moving them to new collaborative biotech clusters. Nick Sutcliffe, discusses the risks and opportunities of the trend more

Opinion

Protein engineering company, Codexis, has obtained a court order awarding a summary judgement of 10 claims of patent infringement against EnzymeWorks. more

News

The UK Supreme Court (UKSC) has released its full judgment on the long running court case involving the product infringement of Eli Lilly and Company’s Alimta vitamin regimen patent — Actavis v Eli Lilly Case. more

News

DSM Sinochem Pharmaceuticals (DSP) has announced that the High Court of Delhi has granted a permanent injunction against Sinopharm Weiqida Pharmaceutical for patent infringement in India. more

News

Speciality biopharmaceutical company, RedHill Biopharma, has received notices of allowance from the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for two new patents covering BEKINDA (RHB-102). more

News

What role will IP management play in protecting pharmaceutical companies in the future? Casey Fowler, VP of IP Search, CPA Global writes. more

News 1 Comments

Isobel Finnie, partner at European intellectual property firm Haseltine Lake, alongside associate Catherine Williamson, discuss the growing patent battle between pharmaceutical branded drugs and their cheaper, generic counterparts. more

News

Gilead Sciences is to pay $200m for infringing upon Merck and Ionis Pharmaceuticals’ Hepatitis C drug patents more

News

A US district court jury have ruled that the asserted claims of two Amgen patents for antibodies targeting PCSK9 are valid, yet Sanofi and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals have announced that they disagree with the verdict more

News

With Valentines Day over and Easter fast-approaching, the second month of the year is already drawing to a close. We take a look at our most read stories from the last month. Two down and ten more to go… more

Opinion

AstraZeneca’s patent on its anti-cholesterol drug, Crestor, is due to expire in May this year and with that expiration could come a drop in the company’s profits more

News