67.03 F
New York
August 1, 2021

PATENT

Supreme Court Says Over 200 Patent Judges Were Improperly Appointed

New York Times
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that more than 200 administrative judges who hear patent disputes, some of them over billions of dollars, had been appointed in violation of the Constitution. The solution, a fractured majority of the court ruled, was to give the director of the U.S.......

Over 250 patent judges were not properly appointed, the Supreme Court rules.

New York Times
The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that more than 250 administrative judges who hear patent disputes, some of them over billions of dollars, had been appointed in violation of the Constitution. The solution, a fractured majority of the court ruled, was to give the director of the U.S. Patent and......

Big Pharma lobbyists launch campaign against Biden over Covid vaccine patent waiver

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here US President Joe Biden speaks about the 50 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine shot administered in the US during an event commemorating the milestone in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, DC, February 25, 2021. Saul Loeb |......

Push for patent waivers is ‘political theater’ and won’t solve vaccine shortage, CEO says

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Waiving intellectual property protections for Covid-19 vaccines will not help to address the global supply shortage, the co-founder of a Massachusetts-based biopharmaceutical company told CNBC. The push for patent waivers is “political theater” and does not inherently allow others to......

U.S. wants COVID vaccine patent waiver to benefit world, not boost China biotech

Reuters
A man receives a dose of a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine, at a vaccination center in Karachi, Pakistan April 28, 2021. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro/ The Biden administration is examining ways to ensure that a waiver of COVID-19 vaccine patents to aid poor countries will not hand sensitive U.S. biopharmaceutical technology to......

Drugmakers say Biden misguided over vaccine patent waiver

Reuters
Drugmakers on Thursday said U.S. President Joe Biden’s support for waiving patents of COVID-19 vaccines could disrupt a fragile supply chain and that rich countries should instead share more generously with the developing world. Biden on Wednesday threw his support behind waiving intellectual property rights for COVID-19 vaccines, angering research-based......

EU ‘ready to discuss’ COVID vaccine patent waiver as drugmakers push back

Reuters
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen removes her mask while meeting with Jordan’s King Abdullah II ibn Al Hussein (not pictured) in Brussels, Belgium May 5, 2021. REUTERS/Yves Herman/Pool The European Union is willing to discuss a proposal to waive intellectual property rights for COVID-19 vaccines, European Commission President......

EU ready to discuss waving COVID vaccines patent – official

Reuters
European Union countries will discuss waving intellectual property rights for COVID-19 vaccines, an official said ahead of discussions between the 27 national leaders in the bloc. The EU official also suggested taking practical steps to ramp up production quickly saying it was key to ensuring global vaccine deliveries. The official......

E.U. Leader Says Bloc Willing to Discuss Patent Waiver for Covid Vaccines

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here BRUSSELS — Under growing pressure, the European Union is considering whether to follow the Biden administration’s unexpected decision to support a waiver of patent rights for Covid-19 vaccines as many poor and middle-income nations struggle to secure lifesaving......

U.S. backs waiving patent protections for Covid vaccines, citing global health crisis

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here WASHINGTON — The Biden administration announced Wednesday that it supports waiving intellectual property protections for Covid-19 vaccines, as countries struggle to manufacture the life-saving doses. “This is a global health crisis, and the extraordinary circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic call for......

US supports vaccine patent waiver proposal at World Trade Organization

CNN
USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The move is preliminary and will not guarantee the global patent rules are lifted right away. But the Biden administration’s signal of support amounts to a major step that aid groups and Democrats had been pressing for. “The Administration......

Pressure Mounts to Lift Patent Protections on Coronavirus Vaccines

New York Times
WASHINGTON — President Biden, faced with surging Covid-19 crises in India and South America, is under intensifying pressure from the international community and his party’s left flank to commit to increasing the vaccine supply by loosening patent and intellectual property protections on coronavirus vaccines. Pharmaceutical and biotech companies, also feeling......

U.S. to discuss wider Covid vaccine licensing as India calls to waive patent protections

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Ground staff unload coronavirus disease (COVID-19) relief supplies from the United States at the Indira Gandhi International Airport cargo terminal in New Delhi, India April 30, 2021. Prakash Singh | Reuters WASHINGTON – White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain......

Intel defeats VLSI Technology in $3.1 bln patent trial

Reuters
A U.S. jury on Wednesday ruled in favor of Intel Corp (INTC.O) in a patent infringement lawsuit filed against it by VLSI Technology LLC. VLSI, a unit of the hedge fund Fortress Investment Group, had sued Intel in April 2019, alleging that products using “Speed Shift” technology infringed patents it......

Redesign could reconfigure airplane seats for larger passengers

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Redesign could reconfigure airplane seats for larger passengers – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Airplane passengers could see a very different kind of seat on aircraft in the future. Airplane maker Airbus has filed a patent for a new......

Jury tells Apple to pay $308.5 million for patent infringement

Reuters
FILE PHOTO: The Apple Inc logo is seen hanging at the entrance to the Apple store on 5th Avenue in Manhattan, New York, U.S., October 16, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photo (Reuters) – A federal jury in Texas said Apple Inc must pay about $308.5 million to Personalized Media Communications LLC......

How a Railroad Engineer From Nebraska Invented the World’s First Ski Chairlift

Smithsonian
SMITHSONIANMAG.COM | Feb. 2, 2021, 9:38 a.m. Growing up, Marilyn Curran Ryan remembers being strictly forbidden from opening the drawers of her father’s secretary desk in the living room of their South Omaha, Nebraska, home. That’s where Union Pacific engineer James Curran kept his blueprints and drawings, including the plans......

Apple supplier Luxshare shares fall after U.S. patent infringement notice

Reuters
SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Shares in Apple Inc supplier Luxshare Precision Industry Co Ltd fell as much as 9.5% on Monday, amid fresh concerns about a patent infringement investigation filed against it from the United States. On Sunday, in a stock market filing, the company said it had been informed of......

Willkie nabs Fish & Richardson’s Mukerji to lead tech patent team

Reuters
Willkie Farr & Gallagher said Thursday it has hired two litigators from leading intellectual property boutique Fish & Richardson: Stephen Marshall and Indranil Mukerji, a rainmaker whose clients have included Apple Inc and Amazon.com Inc. The duo join Willkie in Washington, D.C., as partners in its IP and litigation departments,......

Apple fails to overturn VirnetX patent verdict, could owe over $1.1 billion

Reuters
(Reuters) – A federal judge denied Apple Inc’s bid to set aside or reduce a $502.8 million patent infringement verdict favoring VirnetX Holding Corp, and awarded interest and royalties that could boost Apple’s total payout in two lawsuits above $1.1 billion. FILE PHOTO: The Apple Inc logo is seen hanging......

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Click whichever is suitable. Accept Read More