Category Archives: Litigation

Intel faces trademark litigation on “Dual Core”

California-based ultramobile PC firm DualCor Technologies filed a suit accussing Intel of misappropriating the DualCor trademark.  DualCor applied for a trademark on its name in May 2004 and was granted the same by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in … Continue reading

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Novartis’s challenge on validity of Indian patent laws was put down by Indian High Court

Swiss pharma giant, Novartis, faced another blow in India, when Chennai High Court rejected its writ petition challenging the validity of Indian Patent Laws. Novartis had sought to declare Section 3 (d) of the Indian Patents Act as substituted by Patents … Continue reading

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Overview of Chinese Patent Litigation System

An informative overview of Chinese Patent Litigation System "Patent Litigation in Chinese Courts" by J. Benjamin Bai, Helen Cheng and Peter Wang from JONES DAY appired on Mondaq.com A must read….

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Navigating the patent maze: Nap Hal

Navigating the patent maze: Nap Hal – Comments Addressed: “Nap Hal – Comments Addressed An interested reader commented on the post in which I expressed approval for the decision of the Indian Government to not oppose the European Patent, now … Continue reading

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REFUSING TO SUPPLY IN CHEAP JURISDICTIONS MAY BE OKAY, SAYS AG

IPKat – fishing for IP stories for YOU: “Friday, October 29, 2004 REFUSING TO SUPPLY IN CHEAP JURISDICTIONS MAY BE OKAY, SAYS AG Yesterday in Case C-53/03 Synetairismos Farmakopoion Aitolias & Akarnanias (Syfait) and Others v Glaxosmithkline AEVE Advocate General … Continue reading

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The Use of Exculpatory Opinions in Defending Against A Charge of Willful Infringement (12/05/04) from Mondaq

McDermott Will & Emery – United States – The Use of Exculpatory Opinions in Defending Against A Charge of Willful Infringement (12/05/04) from Mondaq: The exercise of intellectual property rights has become a mainstay of business over the last 10 … Continue reading

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Detectability and Software Patents

Bloglines | My Blogs: “Detectability and Software Patents By krajec on Patents in Business Some software ideas suffer from a unique problem: detectability. When an embodiment of an idea is expressed in a language that is compiled and distributed as … Continue reading

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ANDA filing doesn’t constitute Willful patent infringement

“Glaxo Group Limited v. Apotex, Inc., 2004 U.S. App. LEXIS 15489 (Fed. Cir., July 27, 2004) Apotex, Inc. (‘Apotex’) appeals the judgment of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, which found that Apotex’s filing of … Continue reading

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Who lost it…. plant breeder or farmer or we

Navigating the patent maze: Court Decisions: “Schmeiser v Monsanto By this time, most of you have heard that ‘Monsanto won’ over Percy Schmeiser in the Canadian Supreme Court. Actually, Mr Schmeiser was found to have infringed Monsanto’s patent but no … Continue reading

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ANDA Filing is not per se willful patent infringement

Patently Obvious: MBHB Patent Law Blog: “ANDA Filing is not per se willful patent infringement Glaxo v. Apotex (Fed. Cir. July 27, 2004) Apotex appealed the district court judgment, which found that Apotex’s filing of an Abbreviated New Drug Application … Continue reading

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