SAN FRANCISCO, July 29- Apple Inc on Friday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to clear the way for the iPhone maker to secure hundreds of millions in damages from Samsung Electronics Co Ltd in a case over smartphone design patents. Apple said there was no need for the Supreme Court to send the case back to a lower court for further proceedings. Its efforts were partially... » Read More
Feb 5- A federal judge on Friday said Allergan Plc's plan to sell a generic version of a drug meant to treat epilepsy infringed patents belonging to Supernus Pharmaceuticals Inc.. District Judge Renée Marie Bumb in Camden, New Jersey said the proposed generic version of Oxtellar XR infringed two of three Supernus patents in question. In afternoon trading,...
IBM kept its top spot in IFI's annual patents ranking for a 23rd straight year, but other players are shaking up the game.
The Gillette Company is suing online razor supplier Dollar Shave Club in federal court for patent infringement.
The Korean company is on track to unseat IBM as the number one company to win U.S. utility patents.
Joalene Jolivette, Inventist CMO, discusses hoverboard safety concerns, including injuries and battery-related fires. Also Jolivette weighs in on hoverboard tips and the battle for patents.
While hoverboards have become a popular item for holiday shoppers they have also become the gift that keeps on giving for lawyers.
If you've dropped your phone in toilet, Apple could soon have your back! The tech giant has filed a patent making it possible for future iPhones to expel water.
John Lechleiter, Eli Lilly chairman & CEO, discusses the impact of the strong dollar on revenues as the company posts mixed quarterly results which beat on earnings. Also Lechleiter provides an outlook on several drugs, including data on clinical trials for its diabetes drug.
A U.S. jury on Friday ordered Apple to pay the University of Wisconsin-Madison's patent licensing arm more than $234 million in damages.
Apple could face $862M in damages after losing a patent lawsuit for a technology owned by the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Aircraft manufacturer Airbus filed another unusual patent for passenger seating.
The U.S. Supreme Court rejected a bid by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen to revive patent claims against AOL, Apple, Google, and Yahoo over pop-ups.
Microsoft and Google have agreed to bury all patent infringement litigation against each other, settling 18 cases in the U.S. and Germany.
Microsoft Corp and Google Inc have agreed to bury all patent infringement litigation against each other, the companies announced on Wednesday.
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Kyle Bass, Hayman Capital Management founder and managing partner, discusses the reasons behind why he's bringing challenges to drug patents.
Kyle Bass, Hayman Capital Management founder and managing partner, discusses the criticism he is facing as he takes on drug patents.
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