December 1996, Trevor Cook
BIOTECHNOLOGY PATENTS: BIOGEN V MEDEVA
first published in Biosciences Update. Concerns issues
of broad claims in biotechnology patents, with discussion
of Biogen's Hepatitis B vaccine patent
"Pallin Patent Claims invalidated; Physicians Free To
Perform Sutureless Cataract Surgery Without Threat Of
Infringement Litigation", PR Newswire Association, Inc.Friday, March 29, 1996
(Reproduced here with permission).
Arnold Partnership v. Jon Dudas. This ruling by a three-judge panel of
the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit upheld a district
court decision affirming the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's (PTO's)
denial of a patent term extension for Abbott Laboratories' Vicoprofen, a
combination product with hydrocodone bitartrate and ibuprofen as active
here for the text of the ruling.