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2014-07-23 08:30:14

JENA, Germany, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Occlutech, a leading European developer of minimally invasive implants for therapy in structural heart disease, today announced that it has successfully obtained a ruling by the U.K. Patents Court in the High Court of Justice in London, that invalidates AGA/St Jude's patent -EP0957773B1 in the UK. This decision is similar in effect to a decision obtained by the Opposition Division of the European Patent Office, (EPO), in...

2014-05-14 08:38:53

Infringing Robots Now Subject to Impound and Destruction Orders throughout Germany BEDFORD, Mass., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iRobot Corp. (NASDAQ: IRBT), a leader in delivering robotic technology-based solutions, has received full affirmation of four preliminary injunctions against Chinese company Shenzhen Silver Star Intelligent Technology Co., Ltd. with the District Court of Dusseldorf. The requests were based on the German parts of four European patents, EP 1 331 537 B1, EP 2...

2014-05-09 12:25:59

HAMM, Germany, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In December 2011, Align Technology filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Ortho Caps GmbH (maker of orthocaps(R) aligners) asserting that Ortho Caps infringes five Align Technology patents (EP2263599, EP2263598, EP0989828, EP1369091, and EP1143872) with respect to the production and sale of orthocaps aligners. In response, Ortho Caps filed two invalidity lawsuits against two of the patents in dispute (German parts of...

2014-04-29 04:21:58

LONDON and MUNICH, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Toumazou developed game-changing rapid "do-it-yourself" DNA test - Microchip instead of genetics lab: analysis via USB stick saves time and money - British scientist is pioneer of personalised medical diagnostics - 50 patents secure prolific inventor Toumazou place in growth market worth billions - EPO President Benoît Battistelli: "Toumazou's work creates immense...

2014-04-23 12:29:19

BEIJING, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BMC Medical Co., Ltd (in the following: BMC) announces that BMC has initiated invalidity proceedings in China against five ResMed's patents before the Chinese Patent Re-examination Boards (PRB) in October 2013. The oral proceedings of four cases have taken place. One of the patent No. 200680002169.4 entitled "Cushion for patient interface" has been revoked entirely by the PRB on April 22, 2014. Other cases are still pending. (Logo:...

2014-03-13 20:23:41

DUBLIN, Ireland, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lcxc8l/practical) has announced the addition of the "Practical Introduction to International Patent Law and Practice - An Essential Foundation Course (London)" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lcxc8l/practical ] conference to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The Practical...

2014-03-06 04:22:27

BRUSSELS, Belgium, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Almost a quarter of all European patent filings originate from the US -- US patent filings in Europe grew by 2.8% to highest figure ever -- General Electric and Qualcomm biggest patent filers from the US -- US companies strongest in medical technology and IT sector -- EPO President Benoit Battistelli: "Europe is a premier hub of innovation." Patent filings at the European Patent Office (EPO) hit a new...

2014-03-06 04:20:11

BRUSSELS, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - European Patent Office announces record numbers of patent filings and patent grants - UK applicants were granted 2% more European patents, but patent filings decreased by 3% over previous year - UK is ninth country at the EPO with 2% of total patent filings - Samsung tops company list at the EPO - Unilever, BAE Systems and Rolls-Royce top three UK companies -...

2014-01-15 14:17:15

What's likely to be the "next big thing?" What might be the most fertile areas for innovation? Where should countries and companies invest their limited research funds? What technology areas are a company's competitors pursuing? To help answer those questions, researchers, policy-makers and R&D directors study patent maps, which provide a visual representation of where universities, companies and other organizations are protecting intellectual property produced by their research. But...

2013-10-12 23:00:07

Patent Week begins Oct. 28, at the Center for Intellectual Property Law at The John Marshall Law School. The nationally ranked Center is hosting programs on the increasing significance of patent protection in Europe, as well as advanced international patent law. (PRWEB) October 13, 2013 Patent Week begins Oct. 28, at the Center for Intellectual Property Law at The John Marshall Law School. The nationally ranked Center is hosting programs on the increasing significance of patent protection...


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OncoMouse
2013-10-02 09:29:43

The OncoMouse or Harvard Mouse is a type of laboratory mouse that has been genetically modified utilizing modification designed by Philip Leder and Timothy A. Stewart, of Harvard University, to carry a certain gene called an activated oncogene. The activated oncogene considerably increases the mouse’s vulnerability to cancer, therefore making the mouse suitable for cancer research. The rights to the invention were owned by DuPont until recently. The USPTO found that the patent expired in...

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