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RSSArchived Medical Patent News Stories - 2009

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2009-12-30 U.S. PTO grants reissue patent concerning OSI Pharmaceuticals’ Tarceva 0 None
2009-12-24 Retractable Technologies wins patent infringement suit 0 3
2009-12-23 Amgen and Roche end EPO patent infringement dispute 0 None
2009-12-23 Viron Therapeutics' three drug candidates granted U.S. patents 0 5
2009-12-22 LadaTech files patent infringement lawsuit against Illumina 0 None
2009-12-22 SenoRx wins patent infringement case 0 None
2009-12-22 Amylin Pharmaceuticals' modified exendins and exendin agonists patent: USPTO issues Final Office Action 0 None
2009-12-21 Response Biomedical receives USPTO Notice of Allowance for its “Sensitive Immunochromatographic Assay” 0 None
2009-12-18 Mannatech patent infringement: U.S. Judge grants injunction against Green Life and Xiong Lo 0 None
2009-12-18 Sepracor's LUNESTA receives patent term extension from USPTO 0 None
2009-12-17 CareRise allowed U.S. patent for its 24/7 Staffing Census software program 0 None
2009-12-16 Makefield Therapeutics to patent applications covering its Hybrid Nanoparticle drug delivery platform 0 None
2009-12-16 Eppendorf initiates import ban against Nanosphere's Verigene and Verigene SP systems 0 1
2009-12-16 StemCells receives U.S. patent for propagation and/or derivation of embryonic stem cells 0 None
2009-12-16 Italian patent issued for NPM1 to test patients with AML 0 None
2009-12-16 U.S. patent for new bioadhesive drug delivery system awarded to SRI International 0 None
2009-12-16 NovaDel receives Issue Notification from USPTO for oral spray 0 None
2009-12-16 USPTO issues Notice of Allowance for U.S. patent application in the 'Crooke' patent family 0 None
2009-12-15 UNITAID to launch patent pool for HIV/AIDS drugs by mid-2010 0 None
2009-12-15 Patent for novel method of cutting tissue materials for use in implantable devices issued 0 None
2009-12-15 Haemonetics alleges continued patent infringement by Fenwal, files a new lawsuit 0 None
2009-12-15 CureDM receives patent allowance for novel islet neogenesis program 0 None
2009-12-15 Geron’s request for declaration of interference regarding Novocell' U.S. Patent No. 7,510,876 granted 0 None
2009-12-15 USPTO issues Notice of Allowance to Transcept Pharmaceuticals for Intermezzo claims 0 None
2009-12-15 Sword Diagnostics receives patent on improved sensitivity technology for detection of biological organisms 0 None
2009-12-14 Trial date set for patent litigation in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware 0 None
2009-12-09 USPTO grants CyDex Pharmaceuticals patent for Captisol 0 None
2009-12-09 Depression drug TC-5214 earns USF its most lucrative patent royalties to date 0 None
2009-12-09 ADHC to acquire stem cell patents for commercial purposes 0 None
2009-12-08 AbSorber receives patent protection for its XM-ONE in the European countries 0 None
2009-12-08 EPO grants patent for AbSorber's transplantation cross match-test 0 None
2009-12-08 Amino acids can improve cognitive function in patients with severe brain injuries 0 None
2009-12-04 DCVax therapeutic cancer vaccine manufacturing process receives patent approval 0 None
2009-12-04 Smokefree Innotec's Swiss patent and trademark attorneys start nationalizing PCT patent application 0 None
2009-12-04 Patent titled 'System and Method for 4D Reconstruction and Visualization' receives issuance in Japan 0 None
2009-12-03 NIMS’ Exer-Rest acceleration therapeutic platform granted Canadian Patent 0 None
2009-12-03 Cephalon's lawsuit against Teva Pharmaceuticals for patent infringement of NUVIGIL tablets 0 5
2009-12-02 Vitro Diagnostics files a patent application for its technology related to generation of iPS cells 0 None
2009-12-01 Palatin Technologies issued U.S. patent covering its lead heart failure drug candidate 0 None
2009-12-01 Kemin Foods, OmniActive settle patent dispute 0 None
2009-12-01 European Patent Office grants patent EP1392642 for 4SC AG's lead auto-immune compound 0 None
2009-12-01 USPTO issues Notice of Allowance for Titan Pharmaceuticals' Probuphine patent application 0 None
2009-11-30 GLUMETZA patent infringement lawsuit against Lupin 11 None
2009-11-30 Applied Spine Technologies awarded U.S patent relating to mounting mechanisms for pedicle screws 0 None
2009-11-30 Allos Therapeutics granted U.S. patent for FOLOTYN 0 None
2009-11-28 USPTO approves Acuo Technologies' patent application 0 None
2009-11-25 Unilife Medical Solutions files a patent application for its Unifill Select ready-to-fill syringe 0 5
2009-11-25 Filing of motion to discontinue all proceedings related to patent infringement lawsuit announced 0 None
2009-11-25 US Patent & Trademark Office allows patent application for NOD technology 0 None
2009-11-25 Bioniche Life Sciences announces the issuance of MCC patents in Japan 0 None
2009-11-24 DJO's new Moveo XP Rehabilitation Platform granted U.S. patent 0 None
2009-11-21 Cardio Vascular Medical Device to initiate patent applications for its "steerable guidewire" in Europe 0 None
2009-11-20 U.S. Patent Office approves multiple patent claims from Helix BioMedix 0 None
2009-11-19 NIMS’ Exer-Rest acceleration therapeutic platform awarded Japanese patent 0 None
2009-11-19 Precision BioSciences: EPO revokes Cellectis’ European Patent No. EP 1485475 0 None
2009-11-19 European Patent Office upholds Cellectis' EP 1 485 475 patent 0 None
2009-11-19 Aperio Technologies receives U.S. patent for client/server image analysis 0 None
2009-11-18 BioLife Solutions announces that it has been granted a Japanese patent 0 None
2009-11-18 Third patent application for COPD stem cell therapy filed by Entest BioMedical 0 5
2009-11-18 Mayo Clinic licenses non-exclusive rights to Expression Pathology's Liquid Tissue patent 0 None
2009-11-17 RAE Systems' gamma radiation detector granted U.S. patent 0 None
2009-11-16 Patent number for Microfluidic Valve Mechanism received 0 None
2009-11-13 athenahealth receives U.S. Patent for its "Practice Management and Billing Automation System" 0 None
2009-11-13 Faculty members honored by Louisiana Tech University for their inventions, patents and licenses 0 None
2009-11-13 AvidBiotics granted U.S. and European patents concerning its DGR technology platform 0 None
2009-11-12 USPTO issues patent number to Vermillion's biomarkers for detecting ovarian cancer 0 None
2009-11-12 U.S. Patent and Trademark Office awards new patent for Ryogen 0 None
2009-11-12 LecTec settles patent litigation dispute with Endo Pharmaceuticals 0 None
2009-11-11 Endo Pharmaceuticals reaches patent litigation settlement with LecTec 0 None
2009-11-10 Teva Pharmaceutical's generic lansoprazole does not infringe patent No. 5,464,632: U.S. Court 0 None
2009-11-10 Teva Pharmaceutical Industries amends patent infringement lawsuit against Momenta Pharmaceuticals/Sandoz 0 None
2009-11-10 Court denies preliminary injunction against Hologic, Conceptus to continue patent infringement suit 0 None
2009-11-09 TNS files Provisional Use Patent application on the ability of a natural organic mushroom formula 0 None
2009-11-06 USPTO issues patent for Rosetta Genomics' human microRNA miR-193b 0 None
2009-11-06 Patent awarded to US Spine for its method of facet fixation using the Facet Gun and Facet Bolt 0 None
2009-11-06 New findings may lead to novel therapeutic approaches for HIV and prostate cancer 0 None
2009-11-06 Patent covering the approved administration of Kuvan with food issued 0 None
2009-11-06 USPTO issues Notice of Allowance to NovaDel Pharma 0 None
2009-11-05 Recent filing of a patent for newly launched ChronoSil polymer product announced 0 None
2009-11-05 Imagenetix awarded U.S. patent for its 1-TDC drug candidate to treat periodontal disease 0 None
2009-11-05 USPTO awards Peregrine Pharmaceuticals patent for anti-viral uses of phosphatidylserine targeting antibodies 0 None
2009-11-04 Foamix' emollient foam platform awarded Mexican patent 0 None
2009-11-04 USPTO issues Notice of Allowance for Transcept Pharmaceuticals' Intermezzo 0 None
2009-11-04 Entest BioMedical files second patent application in the treatment of COPD 0 5
2009-11-04 NanoLogix files international patent applications for its BioNanoPore microorganism detecting technology 0 5
2009-11-04 R&D of HIV treatments at crossroads 0 None
2009-11-03 Biomoda receives U.S patent for cytology-based screening assay 0 None
2009-11-03 mPhase Technologies receives U.S. patent for "greener" battery technology 0 2
2009-11-03 U.S. PTO grants third patent for Kane Biotech's Competence Stimulating Peptide technology 0 None
2009-11-03 Cipher Pharmaceuticals to defend alleged patent infringement of CIP-TRAMADOL ER 0 None
2009-11-02 Aribex alleges patent infringement of its handheld X-ray, files a complaint against Bio-Ray Prox 0 None
2009-11-02 Court upholds AGA Medical’s patent, grants injunction against Occlutech's Figulla Flex occluders 0 None
2009-10-30 Impax Laboratories initiates patent challenge for TRICOR 0 None
2009-10-30 PMSI Holdings to purchase rights under the patent portfolio held by Ronald A. Katz Technology Licensing 0 None
2009-10-30 Pharmaceutical companies accept Ecuador's decision to break drug patents 0 None
2009-10-29 Xenomics sues Sequenom 0 None
2009-10-28 CardioNet granted U.S. patent for “Biological Signal Management” 0 None
2009-10-28 United States Patent and Trademark Office allows a patent application within ‘Esau’ patent family 0 None
2009-10-28 New clinical uses for old hypertension drug leads to several patents 0 None
2009-10-28 European Patent Office to grant patent for R&D Antibodies’ immunoassays and apparatuses 0 None
2009-10-28 U.S. PTO awards Endocyte patent for vitamin receptor binding anti-cancer agents 0 None
2009-10-27 Oncolytics Biotech receives its 33rd U.S. Patent 0 None
2009-10-27 Fero Industries to complete acquisition of Pyro Pharmaceuticals by November 30, 2009 0 None
2009-10-27 Quark Pharmaceuticals receives a Japanese patent for its hypoxia regulated genes 0 None
2009-10-27 Issuance of patents for Idera Pharmaceuticals' TLR-targeted compounds announced 0 None
2009-10-26 Japanese Patent granted for Pharmalink AB's Nefecon 0 None
2009-10-26 USPTO reaffirms the validity of ExonHit Therapeutics' SpliceArray patent 0 None
2009-10-24 CAP commends SACGHS stand against human health-related gene patents 0 None
2009-10-24 U.S. District Court rules in favor of Allergan in its patent infringement suit against Exela PharmSci 0 None
2009-10-22 Cephalon announces receipt of a Paragraph IV Certification Notice Letter regarding ANDA 0 None
2009-10-22 Crux Biomedical receives U.S. patent for its novel vena cava filter 0 None
2009-10-21 OXIS International retains Quinn Emanuel Urquhart Oliver & Hedges to enforce all patents related to L-Ergothioneine 0 None
2009-10-20 U.S. patent for Celsis IVT's LiverPool products 0 None
2009-10-20 ImmunoCellular Therapeutics files a provisional patent application 0 None
2009-10-20 Health Discovery Corporation granted additional patents for Recursive Feature Elimination using Support Vector Machines 0 None
2009-10-19 Hatch-Waxman patent infringement litigation concerning Duac Gel dismissed 0 None
2009-10-19 Sonosite resolves all pending patent litigation with General Electric 0 None
2009-10-15 BNA Books publishes the 2009 Cumulative Supplement to Pharmaceutical Patent Law 0 None
2009-10-15 PIKAMAB obtains U.S. patent rights to develop theragnostic product 0 None
2009-10-15 Illumina and Solexa deny patent infringement allegations 0 None
2009-10-15 AMP congratulates SACGHS on the publication of their DNA patenting report 0 None
2009-10-14 European Patent Office to grant two intellectual property patents to Athera Biotechnologies 0 None
2009-10-14 NASA signs patent license agreement with OxyHeal Medical Systems for hyperbaric chamber technology 0 5
2009-10-14 Champions Biotechnology receives U.S. patent for its tubulin inhibitors 0 None
2009-10-14 LiveProcess receives patent for its "Networked Emergency Management System" 0 None
2009-10-14 Endologix defends patent infringement lawsuit 0 None
2009-10-14 U.S. Patent and Trademark Office grants patent to Applied Technology Holdings 0 None
2009-10-13 Histostem awarded U.S. patent for isolation of mesenchymal stem cells 0 None
2009-10-13 European Patent Office announces intention to grant patent for Phyton Biotech's methods of producing taxanes 0 None
2009-10-12 BIO disagrees with recommendations of the draft report on Gene Patenting and Licensing 0 None
2009-10-09 Cook Medical files lawsuit against Endologix for patent infringement 0 None
2009-10-09 GSK and USPTO file joint motion to dismiss litigation over final regulations 0 None
2009-10-09 Cook claims infringement of its endovascular stent-grafts patents, sues Endologix 0 None
2009-10-08 Valensa initiates licensing patent for the use of the astaxanthin as a dietary supplement 0 None
2009-10-08 Spectrascience receives Japanese patent for its Optical Biopsy Forceps System and Method of Sampling Tissue 0 None
2009-10-08 Kylin Therapeutics receives notice of allowance for its first U.S. patent application 0 None
2009-10-08 AGA Medical's patent on occlusion devices upheld 0 None
2009-10-08 Zenvia patent application: AVANIR Pharmaceuticals receives USPTO "Notice of Allowance" 0 None
2009-10-07 Impax Laboratories settles FLOMAX litigation, to launch generic tamsulosin hydrochloride product 0 None
2009-10-07 EnWave files a patent application for nutraREV equipment in Canada 0 None
2009-10-06 Vivaldi receives US patent for live attenuated influenza vaccines 0 None
2009-10-06 Conceptus obtains Ovion intellectual property rights from American Medical Systems 0 1
2009-10-05 MSF calls on drug companies to pool HIV patents 0 None
2009-10-05 PrimeraDx receives its fourth patent 0 None
2009-10-03 Caraco closes Asset Purchase Agreement with Forest as part of ANDA patent litigation settlement 0 None
2009-10-03 RXi receives USPTO notices of allowance for certain siRNA sequence-specific patent applications 0 None
2009-10-03 USPTO grants Micardia's patent concerning reshaping the anatomy of the heart 0 None
2009-10-03 SIS files a patent aplication for a method of generating structured light for 3D image rendering 0 None
2009-10-02 China's State Intellectual Property Bureau grants patent for Aoxing Ganbao 0 None
2009-10-01 USPTO allows BioMarin's claims covering the approved administration of sapropterin dihydrochloride with food 0 None
2009-10-01 TSO3 files patent application for innovations made to its sterilization systems 0 None
2009-10-01 Altered state physiology drug development platform to treat an array of human conditions 0 5
2009-10-01 Boston Scientific, Johnson & Johnson resolve patent disputes through settlement 0 None
2009-09-30 U.S. patent for Idaho Technology’s high resolution nucleic acid melting techniques 0 None
2009-09-30 Nutraceutix receives Chinese patent for probiotic and nutraceutical delivery technology 0 None
2009-09-30 Cordis Corporation, Boston Scientific enter agreement to resolve Palmaz infringement suit 0 None
2009-09-29 IP Advocate founder to speak on commercialization barriers faced by university faculty inventors 0 None
2009-09-29 U.S. PTO to reexamine the patents in Cellectis-Precision BioSciences litigation 0 None
2009-09-28 PolyMedix receives patent protection for computational methods in the design of amphiphilic polymers 0 None
2009-09-28 Illumina to defend Genome Analyzer System patent infringement suit 0 None
2009-09-26 Teva to market generic version of AstraZeneca's antipsychotic agent Seroquel tablets 0 None
2009-09-25 Alcon's patent infringement suit against Synergetics USA stayed 0 None
2009-09-24 Oxygen Biotherapeutics submits a patent application for its heart attack treatment device 0 1.5
2009-09-24 Patents listed in FDA's Orange Book for Eli Lilly’s Evista invalidated 0 None
2009-09-24 Aerocrine announces the positive outcome of its complaint against Medisoft in Germany 0 None
2009-09-24 Federal Court decides in favour of Cook and W. L. Gore & Associates in patent infringement case 0 None
2009-09-24 Court rules in favor of Eli Lilly for Evista's method-of-use patents 0 None
2009-09-24 E-18 Corp. enters dental syringe market, completes US patent filing for the Protectus Safety Dental Syringe 0 None
2009-09-23 NeuroTherm receives US patent for RF generator 0 5
2009-09-23 Niti Surgical Solutions receives patent certificates for Hand CAC 30 and CAR 31 in Japan and China 0 None
2009-09-22 Advaxis' patent approval enables the development of new vaccines with additional properties 0 None
2009-09-22 FDA approves Cordis Corporation's 2.25 mm CYPHER Stent 0 None
2009-09-21 VeriChip granted exclusive license to virus triage detection system patents 0 None
2009-09-21 Perrigo purchases KV Pharmaceutical's ANDA for clindamycin phosphate and benzoyl peroxide gel 0 None
2009-09-21 Impax Laboratories challenges Galderma Laboratories' patents 0 None
2009-09-21 Cardinal Health patents disposable Nitrile gloves 0 5
2009-09-19 Resolvyx Pharmaceuticals receives U.S. patent for RX-10045 0 None
2009-09-18 JPO to grant patent from the Tuschl III patent series 0 None
2009-09-18 Notice of Allowance issued by PTO for OSI's EGFR drug 0 None
2009-09-18 New patent grant for oligonucleotide modulators of blood coagulation factor aptamers 0 2.5
2009-09-18 Karo Bio receives US patent for its thyroid hormone receptor platform 0 None
2009-09-17 USPTO issues a Notice of Allowance for Milestone's drug delivery system patent application 0 None
2009-09-17 Medtronic settles patent lawsuit against W.L. Gore & Associates 0 None
2009-09-17 Urovalve files patent for new universal catheter-inserter 0 None
2009-09-17 Seegene awarded patent in the U.S. and Europe for Annealing Control Primer 0 None
2009-09-17 Educational events for physicians who diagnose and treat prostate cancer 0 None
2009-09-16 GENova in advanced negotiations to acquire patents from TheraGlass 0 None
2009-09-16 Roche's peg-EPO product Mircera infringes Amgen patents 0 None
2009-09-16 AMRI files two new patent infringement lawsuits 0 None
2009-09-16 USPTO grants a provisional patent to INVENT Pharmaceuticals' Alzheimer’s drug 0 None
2009-09-15 Genova gains access to Big Pharma's distribution channels 0 None
2009-09-15 American Scientific Resources acquires Safeguard Medical's home needle destruction device patent 1 5
2009-09-14 Four additional patents increase SPO Medical's intellectual property portfolio to eight patents 0 None
2009-09-14 ALR Technologies receives patent application approval for its Health-E-Connect communications system 0 5
2009-09-14 Sunlight Research's report analyzes Amgen EPO US patent portfolio 0 None
2009-09-14 GENova to file for Prostaganin patents in the US and in Europe 0 None
2009-09-11 USPTO allows Isis an additional patent for single-stranded RNAi technology 0 None
2009-09-11 USPTO recognizes RZN Nutraceuticals' HerbaZorb as a patentable delivery system 0 None
2009-09-11 Martek Biosciences resolves patent dispute with Capsugel France 0 None
2009-09-11 GENova Biotherapeutics to obtain three new drug target patents 0 None
2009-09-10 CytRx granted patent for molecular chaperone amplifier drug candidate 0 None
2009-09-10 GENova Biotherapeutics files patent to combat breast cancer 1 3
2009-09-10 EPO issues grant for a patent in Kreutzer-Limmer III patent series 0 None
2009-09-10 KFx Medical receives patent for its surgical knotless tissue fixation techniques 0 None
2009-09-10 U.S patent for Tryton Side Branch Stent System 0 None
2009-09-10 Hanson Technologies receives patent for its UltraRapid technology 0 None
2009-09-09 aTyr Pharma expands intellectual property portfolio, receives its fifteenth patent 0 1
2009-09-09 Neuralstem's patent on neural stem cell transplantation approved 0 1
2009-09-09 Patent infringement lawsuit regarding DHA in functional foods ruled in favor of Martek 0 1
2009-09-09 GENova Biotherapeutics files patent for Prostaganin anti-cancer drug 0 3
2009-09-08 Stemedica files patent application for diabetic retinopathy treatment 0 2.5
2009-09-03 Validity of Unigene’s patent on Fortical confirmed by the court 0 1
2009-09-02 Arrayit receives patent certification from China 0 1
2009-09-02 Patents for treatment for obesity acquired by Madrona Ventures, to start clinical trials soon 0 4.2
2009-09-02 LifeVantage granted third patent for Protandim 0 3
2009-09-02 New patented cactus-based cigarettes launched by China Kangtai Cactus Biotech 0 3.8
2009-09-01 Oncolytics Biotech obtains 32nd U.S. Patent grant 0 1
2009-08-31 Four additional patents filed by Lifeline Biotechnologies for its First Warning System methods and technology 0 1
2009-08-28 USPTO awards two new patents to Nerites 0 1
2009-08-27 E-18 files for an international patent for its revolutionary self-sheathing medical safety syringe technology 0 1
2009-08-27 American Scientific Resources to acquire the intellectual property of Disintegrator home needle destruction device 0 None
2009-08-26 HTDS provides access to USPTO documents related to its IP ownership rights 0 None
2009-08-26 U.S. Patent Office’s patent issuance provides extensive protection to BDSI's drug delivery technology platforms 0 None
2009-08-25 RegeneRx announces the receipt of a Notice of Allowance in Europe for its patent application 0 None
2009-08-25 Milestone Scientific receives Notice of Allowance to use disposable hand piece for fluid administration 0 None
2009-08-24 Osteologix announces receipt of Decision to Grant a Patent from JPO for NB S101 osteoporosis drug candidate 0 None
2009-08-24 Foamix's novel foam technology awarded US patent 0 None
2009-08-24 ARIAD's petition for rehearing the Lilly NF-Kb patent lawsuit is granted by the Federal Circuit 0 None
2009-08-24 Biovail's patent infringement lawsuit against Cary Pharma may affect IntelGenx revenues 0 None
2009-08-21 Applied Nanoscience in joint venture agreement to produce disposable protective face mask 0 None
2009-08-20 RBC Life Sciences reports on patent-pending, nutritional supplement 0 5
2009-08-20 USPTO grants MultiCell Technologies patent for its Fa2N-4 and Ea1C-35 immortalized human hepatocyte cell lines 0 None
2009-08-20 U.S.District Court ruling favors Merck in patent infringement suit against Teva Pharmaceuticals 0 None
2009-08-19 US Spine awarded patent for Facet Fixation System 0 None
2009-08-19 Aerocrine allowed to add a third patent to its infringment complaint against Apieron 0 None
2009-08-18 Labcyte awarded 2nd Japanese patent for acoustic-based cell sorting system 0 None
2009-08-18 Labopharm comments on outcome of patent-infringement litigation initiated by Purdue Pharma 0 None
2009-08-18 Par Pharmaceutical wins in Ultram ER litigation 0 None
2009-08-18 Ormco Corporation and Align Technology agree to collaborate and settle patent litigation 0 None
2009-08-17 U.S. District Court rules against Lilly regarding Gemzar patent 0 None
2009-08-17 Labopharm comments on outcome of patent-infringement litigation initiated by Purdue Pharma 0 None
2009-08-17 Align Technology settles patent litigation with Ormco 0 None
2009-08-13 Acacia subsidiary acquires rights to biosensor patent 0 None
2009-08-12 Dimera granted peripheral artery disease patent 0 None
2009-08-11 Metabolon awarded patent for metabolomics software 0 None
2009-08-11 Somanetics files patent infringement against CAS Medical Systems 0 None
2009-08-10 Oncogenex Pharmaceuticals issued key patent 0 None
2009-08-06 AGA Medical announces verdict in jury phase of patent case 0 None
2009-08-05 Appeals court affirms invalidation of Yasmin patent 0 None
2009-07-31 China-Biotics applies for patents on new probiotic formulations 0 None
2009-07-28 Patent Office upholds I-Flow Corporation’s patent covering infusion devices 0 None
2009-07-26 Cytori Therapeutics comments on patent appeal 0 None
2009-07-23 Nanosys reaches settlement of patent infringement lawsuit against Nanoco Technologies 0 None
2009-07-22 NovaSterilis receives patent for vaccine creation using supercritical carbon dioxide 0 None
2009-07-15 Watson confirms new drug application for generic Sanctura XR 0 None
2009-06-17 Circadian Technologies granted significant European patent 0 None
2009-06-14 Misonix purchase patents from ProRhythm 1 None
2009-06-09 Impliant granted two new U.S. patents - successfully defends European patent 0 5
2009-06-01 Medtronic announces appeal decision in patent case with DePuy Spine 0 None
2009-05-27 New U.S. patent issued for Limbrel in osteoarthritis 0 None
2009-05-22 Viral Genetics issued patent for novel cancer therapies 1 5
2009-05-20 AstraZeneca granted preliminary injunction against Apotex in Pulmicort Respules patent litigation 0 None
2009-05-19 Resverlogix files two patents on compounds for inflammatory diseases 0 None
2009-05-19 Atherotech receives patent for ApoB measurement for determining heart disease risk 0 3
2009-05-19 Intradigm issued RNA interference (RNAi) patent covering potent siRNA sequence 0 5
2009-05-17 U.S. Patent Office upholds StemCells’ patents 0 None
2009-05-12 American Civil Liberties Union challenges breast cancer gene patents 0 5
2009-05-06 Wistar Institute obtains U.S. patent for a novel synthetic vaccine technology 0 None
2009-05-04 Acclarent granted key patent covering balloon sinuplasty technologies 0 None
2009-04-27 Sinobiopharma secures rights to seven key patents 0 None
2009-04-20 Amnis receives patent for blood and cell analysis using an imaging flow cytometer 0 None
2009-04-16 Star Scientific reports on patent application for Zero-Nitrosamine tobacco curing process 0 3
2009-04-16 Court grants AstraZeneca temporary restraining order against Apotex in PULMICORT RESPULES patent litigation 0 None
2009-04-15 Rib-X granted patent for novel oxazolidinone in China 0 None
2009-04-14 Mylan confirms first-to-file patent challenge relating to Xeloda 0 None
2009-04-13 Optimer Pharmaceuticals receives production patent for Fidaxomicin 0 None
2009-04-12 Processing patents sped up by European research 0 None
2009-04-09 Mylan settles Clarinex patent case 0 None
2009-04-06 CyDex Pharmaceuticals taste-masking formulation patent and patent application up for sale 0 None
2009-04-01 CeNeRx BioPharma awarded patent for novel compounds that selectively target peripheral cannabinoid receptors 0 None
2009-04-01 District Court decision received in Concerta patent sase 0 None
2009-04-01 Appeals court affirms that J&J stents infringe Boston Scientific patent 0 None
2009-03-31 Cytori receives U.S. patent allowance for key therapeutic methods for breast and soft tissue reconstruction products 0 None
2009-03-31 Repligen licenses uridine patent rights for treatment of bipolar disorder 0 None
2009-03-31 Quantum Immunologics announces the filing of two important provisional patent applications 0 5
2009-03-30 Microfluidic Systems granted U.S. patent for automated microfluidic DNA separation cartridge 0 None
2009-03-30 BioMarin receives notice of allowance for Kuvan patent 0 None
2009-03-23 Cubist Pharmaceuticals files patent infringement case against Teva Parenteral Medicines 0 None
2009-03-20 Warner Chilcott files new lawsuit for infringement of DORYX patent 0 None
2009-03-17 Intradigm receives notice of allowance for key RNA interference patent covering potent siRNA sequence 0 None
2009-03-17 German Federal Patent Court invalidates Wake Forest NPWT patents licensed to KCI 0 None
2009-03-15 Phylonix granted broad U.S. patent for assessing cardiac functions in Zebrafish 0 None
2009-03-11 Skinvisible granted Japanese patent for Invisicare 0 3
2009-03-05 Patented inventions double at University at Buffalo 0 None
2009-03-04 Cordex Pharma files ATPace formulation patent 0 None
2009-02-25 VIA Pharmaceuticals awarded new patent on lead compound VIA-2291 0 None
2009-02-24 Mindset BioPharmaceuticals receives notice of allowance for European patent related to insulin sensitizers in dementia and memory loss 0 None
2009-02-24 Bone Biologics issued U.S. patent for recombinant protein process 0 None
2009-01-23 Stromedix awarded U.S. patent for antibody-based therapeutics 0 None
2009-01-19 Aribex awarded patents for NOMAD handheld X-ray system 0 None
2009-01-19 HPS files world patent for mood-enhancing compound from sea coral 0 None
2009-01-15 Advaxis wins European patent case involving Lovaxin-C vaccine 0 None
2009-01-13 Oncolytics Biotech issued new U.S. patent 0 None
2009-01-12 Dey L.P. issued new U.S. patents for Perforomist inhalation solution 0 None
2009-01-12 Bavarian Nordic's patent infringement suit against Oxford BioMedica 0 None
2009-01-09 U.S. patent for NanoLantern diagnostic technology 0 None
2009-01-08 Genta Incorporated issued two key U.S. patents for gallium products franchise 0 None
2009-01-06 SpectraScience awarded U.S. patent for methods and apparatus for evaluating image focus 0 None
2009-01-05 PDL BioPharma and Alexion Pharmaceuticals resolve patent dispute 0 None

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