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Intellectual Property Patents

  • *Due on Thursday, July 27 at 0500 GMT. HELSINKI, July 24- Telecoms gear maker Nokia is likely to see a boost to quarterly earnings on Thursday from a recent patent licensing deal with Apple that offsets weak demand in its main equipment business from network operators. The average forecast for Nokia's second-quarter operating profit is 447 million euros, up 35...

  • *Due on Thursday, July 27 at 0500 GMT. HELSINKI, July 24- Telecoms gear maker Nokia is likely to see a boost to quarterly earnings on Thursday from a recent patent licensing deal with Apple that offsets weak demand in its main equipment business from network operators. The average forecast for Nokia's second-quarter operating profit is 390 million euros, up 35...

  • July 17- A U.S. appeals court ruled on Monday that a patent on Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd's cancer treatment Velcade is valid, pushing back the date when generic drug makers including Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd and Mylan NV will be allowed to launch lower-cost versions of the drug in the United States. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit...

  • July 7- Eli Lilly and Co won a years-long patent dispute with Actavis on Friday after the UK Supreme Court ruled that the generic drugmaker's versions of Lilly's top-selling cancer drug Alimta directly infringe on certain Lilly patents in Britain, France, Italy and Spain. The court's key conclusions confirm that the Alimta vitamin regimen patent would be...

  • July 7- Eli Lilly and Co said on Friday the UK Supreme Court ruled that generic versions of the company's top-selling cancer drug Alimta sold by Actavis directly infringed certain Lilly patents in the UK, France, Italy and Spain. The court's key conclusions confirm that the Alimta vitamin regimen patent would be infringed by these generic pemetrexed products...

  • Tim Cook, CEO, holds an iPad Pro after his keynote address to Apple's annual world wide developer conference (WWDC) in San Jose, California, U.S. June 5, 2017.

    The "Squawk on the Street" crew discusses the latest round in Qualcomm's intellectual property fight with Apple as Qualcomm files a patent suit with the against the iPhone maker.

  • July 7- Eli Lilly and Co said on Friday the UK Supreme Court ruled that generic versions of the company's top-selling cancer drug Alimta sold by Actavis directly infringe certain Lilly patents in the UK, France, Italy and Spain. Alimta, whose chemical name is pemetrexed, is Lilly's top-selling oncology treatment and generated sales of $2.3 billion last year.

  • WASHINGTON, July 6- Chipmaker Qualcomm Inc will ask the U.S. International Trade Commission to bar Apple Inc from selling some iPhones and iPads in the United States that use chips made by competitor Intel Corp on the grounds that the devices infringe on six Qualcomm patents. In a request that would broaden its legal battle with Apple, San Diego- based Qualcomm...

  • WASHINGTON, July 6- Chipmaker Qualcomm Inc will ask the U.S. International Trade Commission to bar Apple Inc from selling some iPhones and iPads in the United States that use chips made by competitor Intel Corp on the grounds that the devices infringe on six Qualcomm patents. Animosity between the two companies burst into the open in January, when the U.S. Federal...

  • WASHINGTON, July 6- Chipmaker Qualcomm Inc will ask the U.S. International Trade Commission to bar Apple Inc from selling some iPhones and iPads in the United States on the grounds that they infringe on six Qualcomm patents. In a request that would broaden its legal battle with Apple, San Diego- based Qualcomm said it would ask the U.S. A related lawsuit was filed in...

  • WASHINGTON, July 6- Chipmaker Qualcomm Inc will ask the U.S. International Trade Commission to bar Apple Inc from selling some iPhones and iPads in the United States on the grounds that they infringe on six Qualcomm patents.

  • OTTAWA, June 30- Canada's Supreme Court on Friday struck down rules making it easy for generic drug firms to overturn patents granted to pharmaceutical companies, a decision that removes an irritant in the run-up to talks on NAFTA. The ruling spells an end to the so-called Promise Doctrine. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce welcomed the decision, saying the doctrine...

  • Rep. Coons: Critical to protect patent rights

    Rep. Chris Coons, (D-Del.), talks about the importance of introducing new bipartisan legislation that strengthens intellectual property laws.

  • WASHINGTON, June 19- The U.S. Supreme Court's unanimous backing on Monday of a ruling by the country's top patent court was a rare instance of agreement with a body whose decisions in that specialized area it regularly overturns. Since its term began last October, the Supreme Court has thrown out all six patent-related decisions by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the...

  • June 15- A federal judge has rejected Adidas AG's effort to block Skechers USA Inc from selling athletic sneakers that it said copied its "Springblade" concept. District Judge Michael Simon in Portland, Oregon said Skechers did not willfully infringe two Adidas patents by selling its less expensive "Mega Blade" sneakers, and denied Adidas' request for a...

  • June 12- The U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Monday to decide whether a federal administrative process frequently used by technology companies to ward off patent infringement lawsuits violates the constitutional rights of patent owners. The Supreme Court has said there is a right to a jury trial in disputes in which private property can be revoked.

  • Michelle Lee

    Michelle Lee, seen as an ally to the tech industry, was expected to stick around at USPTO.

  • Patent and Trademark Office Director Michelle Lee, who has won praise from technology companies for taking steps to minimize abusive patent litigation, resigned from her position on Tuesday, a spokesman for the agency has confirmed. The patent office is a division of the U.S. Department of Commerce that reviews applications for patents and trademarks.

  • San Jose, California- based Cisco and Arista are fierce competitors in the multibillion-dollar market for ethernet switches that connect computers and servers. Last month, the U.S. International Trade Commission concluded that Arista's switches had infringed the Cisco patents and said it would issue an order banning Arista from importing the infringing...

  • Align CEO: Innovation in oral health

    Joe Hogan, Align Technology CEO, discusses how innovation in dental technology has prompted major growth in the dental health industry.