AUDUBON, Pa.-- Spinal implant manufacturer Globus Medical may have to pay $16 million after a jury decided that three of its products infringed on the patents held by DePuy Synthes Products LLC, a unit of Johnson& Johnson Inc.. Globus said that the jury in the U.S. District Court in Delaware made its decision Monday.» Read More
June 13- The U.S. Supreme Court decided on Thursday that human genes cannot be patented, but said patents on synthetically produced genetic material are valid. The Supreme Court case involved Myriad Genetics Inc and its patents on two genes known to raise the risk of breast and ovarian cancers.
The Supreme Court ruled a naturally occurring human gene cannot be patented, but upheld key DNA patents of Myriad's BRACAnalysis test. CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports.
A check on biotech stocks after the Supreme Court justices say naturally occurring human genes cannot be patented, with CNBC's Seema Mody.
In a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court justices say naturally occurring human genes cannot be patented, with CNBC's Hampton Pearson.
*Myriad Genetics shares up more than 10 percent after ruling. WASHINGTON, June 13- In a first of its kind ruling on human genes, a unanimous U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday decided that synthetically produced genetic material can be patented but naturally occurring DNA extracted from the human body cannot.
WASHINGTON, June 13- The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday ruled partially for Myriad Genetics Inc on the closely watched issue of whether human genes can be patented, deciding synthetically produced genetic material can be patented but naturally occurring DNA cannot. Myriad's shares jumped more than 8 percent to $36.83 after the ruling was issued.
WASHINGTON, June 13- The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday issued a mixed ruling in a case concerning patents held by Myriad Genetics Inc over the closely watched issue of whether human genes can be patented.
June 10- Monsanto Co. on Monday won another round in a legal battle with U.S. organic growers as an appeals court threw out the growers' efforts to stop the company from suing farmers if traces of its patented biotech genes are found in crops.
WASHINGTON, June 10- The internet video streaming service Netflix Inc does not infringe on Rovi Corp patents for interactive television program guides, an International Trade Commission judge said in a preliminary decision. Netflix had been accused of infringing on four Rovi patents but was found innocent in all cases.
Dennis Berman of The Wall Street Journal and Gene Munster of Piper Jaffray discuss how the ruling against Apple will likely affect the company and its stock price.
CNBC's Jon Fortt reports the details on the battle between the two tech titans over a patent infringement suit.
The "Squawk on the Street" news team reports on today's top business headlines, including this morning's ADP employment numbers; the effectiveness of Japanese Prime Minister Abe's "third arrow" economic plan, and a patent infringement setback for Apple.
"I don't think it's that big," said Jonathan Geller, Boy Genius Report, discussing Samsung winning the latest round in its long-running patent battle with Apple.
WASHINGTON, June 4- Samsung Electronics scored a point on Tuesday over global rival Apple Inc in their long-running battle over mobile device patents. Today's decision has no impact on the availability of Apple products in the United States, " Apple spokeswoman Kristin Huguet said in a statement.
WASHINGTON, June 4- Apple infringed a patent owned by South Korea's Samsung Electronics in making several iPhone and iPad models, the U.S. International Trade Commission said in a final decision issued on Tuesday.
Obama's executive actions were aimed at improving incentives for high-tech innovation, a major driver of economic growth, the White House said in a statement. The White House also urged Congress to take further action to reform patent laws.
*Microsoft to pay $1 million up front to Vringo. Microsoft has agreed to pay $1 million and enter into a licensing agreement as part of the agreement, according to Vringo's U.S. regulatory filings. In the lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Manhattan, I/P Engine said Microsoft had used search technology based on inventions by two employees of Vringo.
WASHINGTON, May 29- A trade panel that specializes in patent cases will reconsider a split decision made by one of its judges in a long-running patent battle between Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and Apple Inc.
WASHINGTON, May 20- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a patent dispute concerning Medtronic Inc over medical devices it manufactures that give the heart electrical jolts when it fails to pump blood properly.
Medtronic wants the Supreme Court to reverse an appeals court's finding that it had the burden of showing that it was not infringing on patents owned by Mirowski Family Ventures LLC and licensed exclusively to Boston Scientific Corp..