Genzyme files an Infringement Lawsuit against Dr Reddys Laboratories for Mozobil

Genzyme, a fully owned subsidiary of Sanofi Aventis has filled an infringement lawsuit against Dr Reddys Laboratories (DRL), an Indian generic drug manufacturing major and has alleged that Dr. Reddys has infringed patents of its blockbuster cancer drug Mozobil. Mozobil is the proprietary name of the drug whose active ingredient is PLERIXAFOR. The product …

Facebook to pay $15 each to 614,000 users in Privacy Settlement Lawsuit

A decision taken by US District Court in the Northern District of California has said that Facebook will be paying 614,000 users a total of $20 million which means that these users may soon receive a cheque of $15 each. The case about the ads that are posted on the right side of the Facebook site and in the news feeds, where often the member names, …

NRCM, India wants Patent for Chicken Gongura Pickle

National Research Center on Meat (NCRM) at Hyderbad, India has filed a patent for chicken gongura pickle which was published by Controlled journal of patents which is the first step for grant a patent.  NRCM scientist said that they have invented a method for extraction of meat and broth from deboned chicken and use gongura as natural acidifier not …

Apple to seek protection for “iWatch” after iPhone, iPod and iPad

The latest buzz in the industry is that apple is soon going to register “i-watch” as a trademark worldwide. Though it has not been revealed officially by the company but it is believed that, just like i-phone, i-pad,  now i-watch is also going to rule the electronics platform. An application has been filed by Apple with Taiwan’s intellectual …

Patents: A Potential Source of Revenue for Cash Strapped Universities

In one of its kind, the patent infringement suit filed by Boston University against e-giant Apple Inc. is a new example of keenness of universities to safeguard their intellectual property and also to earn cash. According to a patent expert at Law School of Stanford University, Mr. Mark Lemley, there has been a significant rise in law suits filed by …

Sunshine in oncology therapeutics – “Extended Dicer Substance”

Dicerna pharmaceutical is working as a new hope for the people suffering from cancer and other lethal diseases. Dicerna being a biopharmaceutical company uses RNA interference (RNAi) to treat cancer by their new introduced Dicer substrate technology™ platform and encore™ lipid nanoparticle of carting science. With the indemnification from USPTO …

Microsoft Cloud Storage SkyDrive loses TM lawsuit to BSkyB in EU

Microsoft cloud storage, “Sky Drive” which is becoming very popular these days is now under trouble. Microsoft lost a case with British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB) at UK high court in London. They said Microsoft to either change the name “Sky Drive” which is the name of their cloud storage system or to pay compensation to BSkyB. On June 28, 2013, …

Patent Infringement Case – Ban Apple’s iPhone5?

Apple Inc. has been sued for patent infringement by Boston University, and has attempted a ban on its devices like iphone 5, ipad and MacBook Air . Secernated trustees of academic institution lodged a complaint in the Massachusetts federal court that Apple Inc’s products contain a “gallium nitride thin film semiconductor device” that is still …