Patent Infringement Archives - Page 7 of 26 - Mandour & Associates, APC - California Intellectual Property Blog

Krill Oil Manufacturer Sues Competitors for Patent Infringement

By Joseph Mandour on February 11, 2013

supplements-150x150 San Diego – Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc. launched a complaint with the U.S. International Trade Commission against several competing companies, claiming their krill oil products infringe on a patent the company holds for its products. Read the rest »

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Facebook Accused of Infringing Patents with “Like” Button

By Joseph Mandour on February 7, 2013

Patent InfringementOrange County – Facebook Inc. has been hit with a lawsuit claiming that the website’s “Like” button and other features that allow users to share third-party content on personal pages infringe patents that were owned by a Dutch computer programmer, who died before he could launch his own social networking website. Read the rest »

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OxyContin Manufacturer Sues Generics Makers for Patent Infringement

By Joseph Mandour on February 6, 2013

California – Purdue Pharma LP and Grunenthal GmbH filed a lawsuit against two generic drug makers, claiming their planned generic versions of OxyContin will infringe two patents that cover the “abuse-proof” version of the painkiller. Read the rest »

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District Judge Denies Apple, Samsung’s Post-Trial Motions

By Joseph Mandour on February 1, 2013

ipad-iphone-200x131Los Angeles – A U.S. District Judge denied Apple’s bid to increase the $1.05 billion in damages the company was awarded against Samsung by a San Francisco jury in the companies’ ongoing patent war. Read the rest »

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Allergan Wins Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Generic-Drug Manufacturers

By Joseph Mandour on January 30, 2013

Patent Attorney San Diego – The Federal Circuit ruled in favor of multi-specialty health care company Allergan, Inc., upholding the district court’s ruling that two generic-drug manufacturers would infringe the Irvine-based pharmaceutical company’s patent if the companies produced a generic form of the drug Lumigan. Read the rest »

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Pfizer Claims Generic-Drug Makers Infringe Lyrica Patent

By Joseph Mandour on January 29, 2013

LA Patent LawyerOrange County – Pfizer Inc. and Northwestern University filed a lawsuit in Delaware against Wockhardt Ltd. requesting a judgment that Wockhardt is infringing the Lyrica patent and seeking an injunction prohibiting the generic-drug maker from producing a generic form of the drug. Read the rest »

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Supreme Court to Rule if Planting Patented Seeds Constitutes Infringement

By Joseph Mandour on January 21, 2013

seedling-thumb-200x132-56694 California – Monsanto Co. asked the United States Supreme Court to uphold a ruling that a farmer infringed its Roundup Ready soybean seed patent when he planted the seeds, arguing that if it ruled otherwise it would undercut patent rights for products that can easily be reproduced. Read the rest »

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Google’s FTC Deal Could Alter Landscape of Patent Wars

By Joseph Mandour on January 9, 2013

Patent Dispute San Diego – The deal Google struck with the Federal Trade Commission last week has received a lot of attention and many are hoping it will curtail the ongoing technology patent wars, which most agree have gotten out of control. Read the rest »

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Chip Maker Will Fight Record-Breaking Verdict in Patent Infringement Case

By Joseph Mandour on January 4, 2013

Intellectual Property LitigationOrange County – Marvell Technology Group said it would fight the $1.17 billion in damages it was ordered to pay to Carnegie Mellon University by a Pennsylvania jury on Wednesday for infringing patents held by the university. Read the rest »

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Apple Unable to Secure Permanent Injunction on Samsung Devices

By Joseph Mandour on January 3, 2013

Trademark Infringement Law California – A California federal judge rejected Apple’s request for a United States sales ban on a number of smartphones made by Samsung Electronics Co Ltd. that were found to infringe Apple’s patents and trade dress. Read the rest »

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