Law Suit by Invitae against Myriad regarding BRCA1/2 & MUTYH gene patent infringement

A case had been filed on Myriad Genetics by the Invitae Corporation in U.S. district court. The case demands a formal announcement from Myriad Genetics and withdrawal of all the charges on Invitae, as in an earlier case filed by the Myriad Genetics marked Invitae as defendant in an infringement case. In the reply, Invitae Co. said that Myriad certain …

Piguet Accuses Tommy Hilfiger for Design Infringements in “Eton” Watch

It is very common in today’s time to notice trade dress infringement and law suits related to trademark between name brands. One such issue that caught media’s attention recently was the lawsuit by Audemars Piguet (a high end watch brand) against Tommy Hilfiger and Movado (licensing company of brand). According to the application that was filed …

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 …

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 …