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Inherent Obviousness: A Case Study on a Less Known but Effective Defense

9th Annual Pharma IPR Conference 2020

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Trends in Hatch-Waxman Litigation

IPR Connexion

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Schiff Hardin Snags IP, Pharma Pro from Winston & Strawn

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Schiff Hardin Advises Client in Global M&A Network’s “U.S.A. ESOP Deal of the Year”

Schiff Hardin is pleased to have been counsel to E&M Ice Cream in a transaction that was recently awarded the “U.S.A. ESOP Deal of the Year” at the 2016 Americas M&A Atlas Awards by Global M&A Network.

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Schiff Hardin Named One of 10 Firms “GCs Love for Pharma Work”

BTI’s Power Ranking 2016 recognized Schiff Hardin in its top category—Clientopia®—for the firm’s work on behalf of the pharmaceutical industry.

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Schiff Hardin, Three Intellectual Property Partners Named Managing Intellectual Property 2016 IP Stars

Imron T. Aly, Sailesh K. Patel, and Clay A. Tillack have been named Illinois IP Stars and Schiff Hardin received the coveted “High Recommended” classification in the Illinois IP Stars Patent Contentious category.

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The Legal 500 Spotlights Three Schiff Hardin Practice Groups, Eight Attorneys

Schiff Hardin LLP is pleased to announce that three practice groups and eight attorneys have been recognized in the 2016 edition of the Legal 500.

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Aly Quoted on Major SCOTUS Patent Venue Ruling

World Intellectual Property Review

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Clients Recognize Schiff Hardin as a Top Firm in Pharma Two Years in a Row

For the second consecutive year, Schiff Hardin has been recognized as a top “Clientopia” law firm in the BTI Industry Power Rankings 2017.

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Imron Aly Named Among Most Influential Minority Lawyers in Chicago

Schiff Hardin LLP is pleased to announce that Imron Aly, partner and Intellectual Property Group co-leader, has been recognized as a Most Influential Minority Lawyer in Chicago by Crain’s Chicago Business.

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IP Practice Group Leader Recognized Among World’s Leading Patent Professionals

Schiff Hardin Intellectual Property Practice Group Co-Leader Imron Aly has been recognized as a leading patent litigator in Illinois in the 2017 IAM Patent 1000 guide, based on outstanding feedback from peers and clients.

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Managing Intellectual Property Recommends Schiff Hardin, Highlights Three Attorneys

Schiff Hardin has been ranked “Highly Recommended” by Managing Intellectual Property magazine in the 2017 Illinois Patent Contentious category.

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Muhammad Ali Enterprises Files Complaint in Federal Court in Chicago Against Fox Broadcasting Company for $30 Million

Today Muhammad Ali Enterprises filed a complaint in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois against Fox Broadcasting Company seeking in excess of $30 million in damages for Fox’s unauthorized use of Muhammad Ali’s identity in a promotional video that Fox broadcast immediately before the start of Fox’s broadcast of the 2017 Super Bowl.

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Schiff Hardin Expands Global Generic Pharmaceuticals Practice With Addition of Kevin M. Nelson in Chicago

Schiff Hardin LLP today announced the addition of Kevin M. Nelson as a partner in its rapidly growing Intellectual Property Group.

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Schiff Hardin Recognized as a Recommended Firm by Benchmark Litigation

Schiff Hardin LLP has been ranked as a “Recommended Firm” in Illinois in the 2018 edition of Benchmark Litigation, an annual guide to the leading litigation firms and attorneys in the United States.

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Schiff Hardin Recognized as a Top Hatch-Waxman Defense Firm

Schiff Hardin LLP has been recognized as one of the top law firms defending Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) litigation in the 2017 Hatch-Waxman/ANDA Litigation Report compiled by legal data analytics firm Lex Machina.

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Aly and Patel Named 2018 Life Sciences Stars

Imron Aly and Sailesh Patel have been named Life Sciences Stars in the Hatch-Waxman Patent Litigation Practice Area by LMG Life Sciences in its 2018 guide.

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Chambers USA 2018 Recognizes Four Practice Areas and 22 Attorneys

Schiff Hardin is pleased to announce that four practice areas and 22 attorneys have been recognized in the 2018 edition of Chambers USA, a leading legal industry ranking.

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Imron Aly Named a Leading Patent Litigator by IAM Patent 1000

Schiff Hardin is proud to announce that Intellectual Property Practice Group Co-Leader Imron Aly has been recognized in the seventh edition of IAM Patent 1000.

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Schiff Hardin Named “Innovation Builder” by BTI

Schiff Hardin LLP has been singled out by corporate counsel as one of only 28 percent of law firms clients view as a BTI “Innovation Builder,” which recognizes firms that bring change to the legal market through new technology, services, strategies, or structures.

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Schiff Hardin Recognized Among Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars

Schiff Hardin has been ranked as ‘Recommended’ by Managing Intellectual Property magazine in the Illinois IP Stars Patent Contentious category.

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Schiff Hardin Secures Patent Infringement Win

Schiff Hardin successfully secured a favorable outcome for our client, Fresenius Kabi USA LLC, in a patent-infringement suit filed by Hospira Inc., which paves the way for Fresenius to market a new generic drug.

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The Legal 500 Recognizes Three Schiff Hardin Practices for the Third Time in a Row

Schiff Hardin LLP is pleased to announce that three of its practice groups have been recognized for the third consecutive year by The Legal 500 United States 2018 guide, a nationwide analysis of law firms with input from more than 300,000 corporate counsel on which firms provide the most cutting-edge and innovative advice.

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Aly and Patel Named 2019 Life Sciences Stars

Intellectual Property Practice Group Co-Leaders Imron Aly and Sailesh Patel were named Life Sciences Stars in the Hatch-Waxman Patent Litigation Practice Area by LMG Life Sciences in its 2019 guide.

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Aly Joins Center for Biosimilars Advisory Board

Intellectual Property Practice Group Co-Leader Imron Aly has joined the advisory board for the Center for Biosimilars, an online resource for emerging pharmaceutical biotechnology that discusses the current landscape for advanced health care management with top industry thought leaders.

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Chambers USA 2019 Ranks 23 Attorneys, Four Practice Areas

Schiff Hardin is pleased to announce that four practice areas and 23 attorneys have been recognized in the 2019 edition of Chambers USA, a leading legal industry ranking.

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IAM Patent 1000 Ranks Firm, Attorneys in Patent Litigation

Schiff Hardin LLP is proud to announce that the firm and three of its attorneys have been ranked in the eighth edition of IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals.

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Managing IP Recognizes Schiff Hardin Among 2019 IP Stars

Schiff Hardin is pleased to announce that the firm has been ranked as ‘Recommended’ by Managing Intellectual Property magazine in the Illinois IP Stars Patent Contentious category, which includes dispute resolution work, litigation and enforcement, as well as Hatch-Waxman, International Trade Commission, and multinational litigation work.

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Patel Featured on Patent Hurdles Faced by Biosimilars to Get to Market

Biosimilars Patent and Antitrust Perspectives Virtual Panel

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Patel Listed in Lawyers of Color Nation’s Best 2019

Schiff Hardin LLP is pleased to announce that Intellectual Property Group Co-Leader Sailesh Patel has been named to Lawyers of Color’s inaugural Nation’s Best 2019 list in the Midwest Region.

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Three Practices Recognized in The Legal 500 for Fourth Year in a Row

Schiff Hardin LLP is pleased to announce that three of the firm’s practice groups have been recognized for the fourth year in a row in The Legal 500 United States 2019 guide, which provides a nationwide analysis of law firms that provide cutting-edge and innovative advice.

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Wiltshire Appointed as First Chair to New ISBA Food Law Section Council

Partner Molly Wiltshire has been appointed to serve as chair to the newly launched Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) Food Law Section Council, which will cover legal issues affecting agriculture and farmers, health and the environment, sustainability, intellectual property and licensing, the regulation of food trends and innovation, and laws and regulations protecting consumers.

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Aly Named Among Crain’s Chicago Notable Minorities in Law

Schiff Hardin LLP is pleased to announce that Intellectual Property Group Co-Leader Imron Aly has been named to Crain’s Chicago Business’ Notable Minorities in Accounting, Consulting & Law list for 2020.

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Aly, Nelson, and Patel Named 2020 Life Sciences Stars

Intellectual Property Practice Group Co-Leaders Imron Aly and Sailesh Patel and partner Kevin Nelson were named Life Sciences Stars in the Hatch-Waxman Patent Litigation Practice Area by LMG Life Sciences in its 2020 guide.

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Best Lawyers Recognizes 59 Schiff Attorneys, Six “Lawyers of the Year,” and 21 Ones to Watch

Schiff Hardin LLP is pleased to announce that 59 attorneys have been listed in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, with six attorneys also being named a “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective areas of practice and location.

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Firm and Four Attorneys ranked in the 2020 IAM Patent 1000

Schiff Hardin LLP is proud to announce that the firm and four of its attorneys have been ranked in the ninth edition of IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals, a guide that identifies top patent professionals based on 1,800 interviews with private practice and in-house professionals.

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Five Practice Areas and 19 Attorneys Ranked by Chambers USA 2020 Guide

Schiff Hardin is pleased to announce that five practice areas have been ranked in Chambers USA 2020 guide, up one from 2019 with a first-time ranking for Energy & Natural Resources.

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Intellectual Property Group and Co-Leader Aly Honored for Hatch-Waxman Litigation

Schiff Hardin LLP is pleased to announce that the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group has received the Impact Case of the Year award in 2020 by LMG Life Sciences for our ground-breaking patent-infringement victory in Fresenius Kabi v. Hospira.

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Managing IP Recognizes Three Schiff Hardin Attorneys as IP Stars 2020

Schiff Hardin is pleased to announce that three Intellectual Property Practice Group attorneys have been recognized as IP Stars in Illinois for 2020 by Managing Intellectual Property.

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Managing IP Recognizes Two Attorneys as Rising Stars in 2020

Schiff Hardin is proud to announce that Intellectual Property attorneys Helen Ji and Thomas Rammer have been named Rising Stars for 2020 by Managing Intellectual Property.

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Schiff Hardin Earns Ranking by The Legal 500 US 2020

Schiff Hardin LLP is pleased to announce that four of the firm’s practice groups have been recognized in The Legal 500 United States 2020 guide, which provides a nationwide analysis of law firms that provide cutting-edge and innovative advice.

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Schiff Hardin Patent Practice Recognized as 2020 IP Stars by Managing IP

Schiff Hardin LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has been ranked as “Recommended” by Managing Intellectual Property magazine in the Illinois IP Stars Patent Contentious category.

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Schiff Hardin Wins Patent Infringement Appeal

Schiff Hardin won an appeal for our client, Fresenius Kabi USA LLC, in a patent-infringement suit filed by Hospira Inc., showing a formulation patent claim is invalid and helping generics further develop the “inherent obviousness” case law.

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Schiff Launches Coronavirus Task Force to Address Business and Legal Issues of Pandemic

Schiff Hardin LLP announced today its launch of a Coronavirus Task Force to address the significant business, legal, and economic challenges facing companies as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

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Schiff Secures Unanimous Jury Verdict in Trade Secrets Trial

Schiff Hardin successfully secured a clean sweep unanimous jury defense verdict for our client, Action Gypsum Supply, a drywall and construction materials supply company, and two individual defendants, in an unfair competition and breach of fiduciary duty case brought by competitor L&W Supply Corporation.

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Aly Quoted on SCOTUS Ruling in U.S. v. Arthrex

Intellectual Property Magazine

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Chambers USA 2021 Ranks Five Practice Areas and 16 Attorneys

Schiff Hardin LLP is pleased to announce that five practice areas have been ranked in Chambers USA 2021 guide, including a new nationwide ranking for Energy: Electricity (Transactional).

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Firm and Four Attorneys Ranked in the 2021 IAM Patent 1000

Schiff Hardin LLP is proud to announce that the firm and four of its attorneys have been ranked in the 2021 edition of IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals, a guide that identifies top patent professionals based on 1,800 interviews with private practice and in-house professionals.

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Imron Aly Named to MIP America Awards 2021 Shortlist

Schiff Hardin is pleased to announce that Intellectual Property Practice Group Co-Leader Imron Aly has been named to the Managing IP (MIP) America Awards 2021 shortlist for Illinois – Practitioner of the Year (Litigation).

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Jennings and Ji Named to Lawyers of Color 2020 Lists

Jacquelynne M. Jennings has been named to the Lawyers of Color Nation’s Best 2020 and Helen H. Ji has been named to the Hot List 2020.

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LMG Life Sciences Recognizes the Firm and 3 Partners in 2021

Schiff Hardin has been ranked “Recommended” by LMG Life Sciences in the Hatch-Waxman Patent Litigation (Generic) category of its 2021 guide.

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Managing IP Recognizes Two IP Attorneys as Rising Stars in 2021

Schiff Hardin attorneys Joel Wallace and Helen Ji have been recognized as 2021 Rising Starts by Managing Intellectual Property. This is Helen’s second year of recognition and Joel’s first year.

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Schiff Advises Altaris on its Agreement to Acquire $1.55 Billion Perrigo’s Prescription Pharmaceuticals Business

Schiff Hardin LLP represented Altaris Capital Partners, LLC, a private investment firm focused on the healthcare industry, in its agreement to acquire Perrigo Company plc’s prescription pharmaceuticals business (Rx) for $1.55 billion.

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Schiff Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2022

Schiff Hardin LLP is pleased to announce that 51 attorneys have been listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2022.

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Schiff Awarded 39 Top “Best Law Firms” Rankings for 2022

Schiff Hardin LLP has received 39 top-tier rankings in the 2022 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms,” nationally recognizing the firm’s premier practices.

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Schiff Counsels Altaris on its $1.55B Acquisition of Padagis

Schiff advised Altaris Capital Partners, LLC on its acquisition of Padagis LLC, formerly the generic prescription pharmaceuticals business of Perrigo Company plc, for $1.55 billion.

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Schiff Hardin Advises Tuthill Corporation in Sale of Tuthill Vacuum & Blower Systems for $184 Million

Schiff Hardin represented its long-standing client Tuthill Corporation, in the sale of its Tuthill Vacuum and Blower Systems division to Ingersoll Rand Inc. for $184 million dollars, completed January 31, 2021.

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Schiff Hardin Patent Practice Recognized as 2021 IP Stars by Managing IP

Schiff Hardin LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has been ranked as “Recommended” by Managing Intellectual Property magazine in the Illinois IP Stars Patent Contentious category.

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The Legal 500 US 2021 Ranks Four Practices, 12 Attorneys

Schiff Hardin LLP is pleased to announce that four of the firm’s practice groups have been recognized in The Legal 500 United States 2021 guide, which provides a nationwide analysis of law firms that provide cutting-edge and innovative advice.

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16 Schiff Hardin Lawyers Named to 2015 New York Metro Super Lawyers, Rising Stars Lists

Three Schiff Hardin attorneys were also recognized in New York Women’s Edition—Rising Stars.

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Four Key Changes to the Antitrust Guidelines for Licensing of Intellectual Property—DOJ, FTC Invite Comments

Mark September 26, 2016, on your calendar as the deadline to tell the DOJ and FTC what should be changed, or not, in the Antitrust Guidelines for the Licensing of Intellectual Property.

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Federal Circuit Rules The Lanham Act’s Disparagement Bar Unconstitutional, Creating A Circuit Split

The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit reversed over 30 years of precedent as it held unconstitutional the Section 2(a) disparagement bar of the Lanham Act on December 22, 2015.

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Jurisdiction in the Information Age

Chapter 16 in Intellectual Property Law, IICLE (2017)

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NDA Alert: Modify Your Non-Disclosure Agreements to Preserve All Remedies Under the New Federal Trade Secrets Statute

Recently enacted federal civil trade secret legislation immediately impacts the way non-disclosure agreements should be drafted.

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No ‘Speeding Ticket’ for the PTAB

Supreme Court Holds that Decision to Institute IPR is Non-appealable and PTAB’s “Broadest Reasonable Construction” Standard for Claim Construction is Lawful

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Pharma team scores rare preliminary injunction

Schiff Hardin’s pharma and life sciences patent litigation team, lead by partner Imron T. Aly, recently secured a preliminary injunction in federal court.

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Schiff Hardin Secures $2.6M Win for Warner Bros.

The Eighth Circuit affirmed a $2.57 million damages award and permanent injunction in favor of Warner Bros., protecting its copyrights and trademarks in The Wizard of Oz, Gone With the Wind, and Tom & Jerry cartoons.

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The First Federal Civil Trade Secrets Law Is Now Effective

Trade secrets now enjoy the same type of federal protection afforded other forms of intellectual property, like trademarks, copyrights and patents.

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Four Issues that Grabbed the U.S. Supreme Court’s Attention on Constitutionality of Inter Partes Review

IPRs have become a common, attractive tool for patent challengers because of their more favorable standard of review and one-year deadline to final written decision.

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Pharma Giants in Antitrust Pricing Lawsuit over Biosimilars

Pfizer sued Johnson & Johnson (J&J) in federal court in Pennsylvania last week, alleging anticompetitive discounts and other actions to prevent competition with J&J’s biologic Remicade.

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SCOTUS Decision Reaffirms Free Speech in Disparaging Trademarks

The U.S. Supreme Court’s Lee v. Tam decision struck down a provision of the federal trademark law.

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Supreme Court Delivers Big Patent-Dance-Limiting Win for Biosimilars

Earlier this week, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously held, in its first case interpreting the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act of 2009, Sandoz Inc. v. Amgen Inc.

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Top 5 Antitrust Issues Facing Companies in the U.S. Today: #5 Intellectual Property

Decades ago, antitrust enforcement officials developed the “9 No-No’s” regarding patents and licenses. The days of antitrust hostility toward intellectual property are behind us, but renewed tension between antitrust and intellectual property policy seems to be growing.

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Will The Supreme Court End Venue Shopping In Patent Cases?

The Supreme Court recently agreed to hear a challenge to the current interpretation of the venue statute in patent infringement cases.

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Four Key Issues to Watch in the U.S. Biosimilars Industry

Like generic drugs in the 1980s, biosimilars today face a number of regulatory, legal, scientific, and public perception obstacles to continued growth.

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Generically Speaking: Liability is Limited in Failure to Warn Claims

Schiff Hardin Product Liability & Mass Torts Blog

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Pharmaceutical and Technology Industry Innovation Growth at Stake in Helsinn Healthcare v. Teva

Today’s oral arguments in Supreme Court case Helsinn Healthcare v. Teva illustrate the power that a successful appeal could have to change a longstanding doctrine and significantly impact how businesses handle intellectual property transactions.

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U.S. Pharmaceutical and Biologics Industries Could See Steep Potential Consequences from Texas Judge’s ACA Decision

In the quick pound of a gavel, the entire U.S. pharmaceutical and biologics industries were thrown into doubt after Judge Reed O’Connor of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas found the individual mandate of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) – and therefore the entire act – unconstitutional.

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How Pharmaceutical Companies Can Navigate FDA During Shutdown

As the government shutdown stretches on, pharmaceutical companies must manage the partial shutdown of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

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Meritless Claims Create Inefficiencies in Multidistrict Litigation

Schiff Hardin Product Liability & Mass Torts Blog

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What if Pfizer Could Donate Data to NIH? One Proposal to Promote Public Good

Pfizer’s recent decision not to disclose data about Enbrel’s potential to treat Alzheimer’s disease has caused much debate about drugmakers’ obligations to the public.

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Anticompetitive Patent-Listing Decision May Clear Patent Thicket for Generic Pharma Industry

The First Circuit handed the generic pharmaceutical industry an early Valentine’s Day treat earlier this month by resuscitating an antitrust suit against Sanofi by direct purchasers of insulin glargine.

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CCPA Compliance Cheat Sheet: Five Changes Companies Should Address Now

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra recently released proposed modifications to his initial California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) regulation adjustments.

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CCPA Compliance Update: Three Key Revisions to Regulations

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra somewhat unexpectedly proposed revisions to the CCPA regulations last week, including several substantive modifications to what was previously thought of as potentially final regulations.

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Clinical Trial Impact from Coronavirus: New FDA Guidelines for Safety and Integrity

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a guidance document today outlining its procedures for conducting clinical trials of investigational products in view of the worldwide COVID-19 outbreak.

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Congress CREATES a New Action to Combat Drug Approval Delays

Lost in the proceedings that have occupied our collective attention these last few months was the passage of the omnibus “Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020,” which became law in late December and kept our country operating (at least for the near term).

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FDA Rule Shifting Drugs to New Approval Pathway May Cause Continued Generics Delays

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a final rule last week that broadened the scope of the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act (BPCIA) to include large proteins, even those that could have been previously governed by the Hatch-Waxman Act.

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If Successful, Teva Suit Could Decrease Generic Competition

Teva Pharmaceuticals filed suit against the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) alleging that its glatiramer (Copaxone) falls under the revised definition of a “biological product” and should be transitioned to the system established by the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act of 2009 (BPCIA).

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