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The Court Supports Bavarian Nordic's Decision to Start Patent Infringement Case Against Oxford BioMedica

KVISTGARD, Denmark, May 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Oxford Biomedica's second attempt to dismiss Bavarian Nordic's patent infringement suit in the United States has failed. Instead of denying infringement, Oxford Biomedica made yet another attempt to dismiss the suit arguing that it was premat...

US Patent Office Rejects 95% of Verathon Claims in Patent Case With Aircraft Medical

EDINBURGH, Scotland, March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 23, 2009 the United States Patent and Trademark Office ("USPTO") issued a Non-Final Action Closing Prosecution in the ongoing re-examination of Verathon, Inc.'s United States Patent Number 6,543,447. Aircraft Medical, Ltd. filed the reques...

Bavarian Nordic's Case Against Oxford BioMedica

KVISTGARD, Denmark, January 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bavarian Nordic owns several United States patents relating to an attenuated strain of the company's core technology, MVA-BN(R), which is the basis for its smallpox vaccine, IMVAMUNE(R). MVA-BN(R) also holds promise as a vector for deliv...

Wound Management Technologies, Inc. Announces a Published Case Study

FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wound Care Innovations, LLC, a subsidiary of Wound Management Technologies, Inc., (WNDM), announced today a published case demonstrating the efficacy of their advanced wound care collagen product, CellerateRx(R). The case was presented in the N...

Brain and Hearing Pioneer, Michael Merzenich, Ph.D. to Speak at Case Western Reserve University

CLEVELAND, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Department of Biomedical Engineering at Case Western Reserve University announced today that Dr. Michael Merzenich, one of the world's premier researchers on brain development will be the featured speaker at the semi-annual Allen and Constance Ford Distin...

Physician to Implant the CATANIA(TM) Coronary Stent System With Polyzene(R)-F to Treat Chronic Total Occlusion During 'Live' Case at the Paris Cardiovascular Interventions Course (Francophone) 2008

Research Shows New Class of Stent Effective in Preventing Thrombosis, Restenosis, and Reocclusion PARIS, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- CeloNova BioSciences, Inc., today announced that Masahiko Ochiai MD, Associate Professor, Division of Cardiology, Yokohama Hospital, Kanagawa, J...

Leading Biopharmas Will Deliver Case Studies on Achieving Productivity Excellence through Engagement, Technology, Other Tools

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Aug. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Quality and process improvement efforts gained new momentum over the past year in light of demands for higher efficiencies fueled by a stagnating economy. Biopharmaceutical companies are facing quality issues on multiple fronts -- smaller pipelines ar...

University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, USA and Cardialysis BV, Rotterdam, the Netherlands Enter Strategic Alliance to Found Cardialysis Cleveland

CLEVELAND, Illinois and ROTTERDAM, The Netherlands, May 9 /PRNewswire/ -- University Hospitals Case Medical Center and Cardialysis BV today announced that the Companies have the intention to found Cardialysis Cleveland to provide combined clinical drug development and medical imaging services ...

Leading Geneticist Francis Collins Named First Recipient of the Inamori Ethics Prize at Case Western Reserve University

CLEVELAND, April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D. a physician-geneticist and leader of the Human Genome Project, has been named recipient of the inaugural Inamori Ethics Prize from the Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence at Case Western Reserve University. ...

Lentigen Corporation Announces Exclusive Licensing Agreement With Case Western Reserve University to Develop Novel Stem-Cell Therapy for Brain Cancer

GAITHERSBURG, Md., March 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Lentigen Corporation today announced an exclusive licensing agreement with Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) in Cleveland, Ohio, to develop a novel stem-cell therapy for glioblastoma, an aggressive type of brain cancer. Under the agreement, Case...

First documented case of pest resistance to biotech cotton

A pest insect known as bollworm is the first to evolve resistance in the field to plants modified to produce an insecticide called Bt, according to a new research report. Bt-resistant populations of bollworm, Helicoverpa zea, were found in more than a dozen crop fields in Mississippi and Arkan...

Research by Case Western Reserve University, VA earns cover of prestigious science publication

CLEVELAND An interdisciplinary team from the department of macromolecular science and engineering at Case Western Reserve University, the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center and the NASA Glenn Research Center earned the December 2007 cover of Nature Nanotechnology, one of the worlds most pre...

Massive reanalysis of genome data solves case of the lethal genes

WALNUT CREEK, CA It is better to be looked over than overlooked, Mae West supposedly said. These are words of wisdom for genome data-miners of today. Data that goes unnoticed, despite its widespread availability, can reveal extraordinary insights to the discerning eye. Such is the case of a syst...

Medtronic Unit to Pay $75 Million to Settle Whistleblower Medicare Fraud Case

Spinal medical device company Kyphon misled hospitals for profit WASHINGTON, May 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Medtronic Spine LLC, formerly known as Kyphon Inc., has agreed to pay $75,000,000 to the federal government to settle a whistleblower lawsuit that exposed the spinal medical device company's...

Astellas and Boehringer Ingelheim Reach Settlement Agreement with Ranbaxy on Flomax Patent Case

TOKYO and RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Nov. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Astellas Pharma Inc. and Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (a subsidiary of Boehringer Ingelheim Corporation) announced today that the two companies have reached a settlement agreement with Ranbaxy to enter into a stipulation of dism...

Supreme Court decision in eBay case could affect value of patents

On Monday, May 15, 2006, the Supreme Court in eBay Inc. v. Mercexchange LLC, held that whether a patent owner who proves infringement should be granted an injunction must be determined under the standard four-factor test. Those factors are (1) irreparable injury; (2) inadequacy of remedies at law...

Fusion 2007: Making the business case for technology

Madison, Wis . - Information technology decisions can be made in a vacuum, or as part of an IT-business alignment process, but companies that treat IT as a frills part of the organization are more likely to suffer expensive failures, according to information technology executives attending the 200...

The business case for software applications

Madison, Wis. - David Cagigal knows the missing link in many software evaluations, and it's a link that manifests itself after the implementation. Cagigal, chief information technology officer for Alliant Energy Corp ., said technologists who miscalculate return on investment often neglect to...

CIOs focus on the business case while facing 'authority erosion'

Leslie Hearn Madison, Wis. - The total cost of ownership often is overlooked when making the business case for a software implementation, but it might just be the key factor for chief technologists who are defending their turf. The ability to establish and continually re-evaluate the busine...

Promega and Benitec settle contract case

Madison, Wis. - The life sciences company Promega announced on Tuesday a settlement of a contract dispute with Australian firm Benitec that had been pending before the U.S. District Court in Delaware. Under the terms of the settlement, Promega will hold a worldwide non-exclusive license from B...

Third Wave wins triple damages in patent case

A federal judge has tripled Third Wave Technologies ' compensation in a patent lawsuit with rival Stratagene to $15.9 million plus legal fees. Stratagene is proceeding with its appeal. The lawsuit was decided in September after the judge found that Stratagene willfully infringed on two patent...

Wisconsin court affirms damages in Innogenetics, Abbott patent case

Madison, Wis. - The United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin has upheld a $7 million damage verdict against Abbott Laboratories . The Madison-based court affirmed the damage award to Innogenetics , a biopharmaceutical company based in Gent, Belgium, and rejected Abb...

Stratagene to pay Third Wave $10.75M in patent case

Madison, Wis. - Strategene Corp . will pay Third Wave Technologies $10.75 million in cash as part of an out-of-court settlement of their patent dispute, and they have agreed to a process to resolve future disputes through arbitration or licensing. The case, which was litigated in U.S. Distr...

Third Wave files countersuit vs. Digene in patent case

Madison, Wis . - Third Wave Technologies of Madison has filed an anti-trust countersuit in response to the recent patent lawsuit brought against it by Digene Corp . The countersuit was filed with the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin in Madison, where the case is be...

Wisconsin Supreme Court to hear Menasha software case

Madison, Wis . - Did the state of Wisconsin improperly apply its five percent sales tax to a software package installed by Menasha Corp. ? The Wisconsin Supreme Court will decide that question after agreeing last week to hear the case, and there is an estimated $350 million at stake for busi...

New clues about a hydrogen fuel catalyst

...s. One way to achieve such a fuel system is by "storing" hydrogen as part of a larger molecule. The molecule that contains hydrogen atoms, in this case ammonia borane, serves as a sort of structural support. The catalyst plucks the hydrogen from the ammonia borane as needed to run the device. The ...

New angle on gecko research

...rmula 1 cars when rain tires are employed instead of slicks when circumstances place a premium on grip over outright speed," says Russell. In the case of the geckos, the intricate way that the toes are used in order to achieve the grip necessary to climb is responsible for slowing them. Russell ...

Model predicts evolution of Mediterranean landscape following fires

... tells SINC. 'Cellular automata' are mathematical tools used in artificial intelligence to track the movement of linked objects within a grid (in this case a map). Millington says this model is able to represent landscapes over areas in excess of 1,000 hectares on a map with high spatial resolution (of...

CuraGen Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...ed "Risk Factors" in CuraGen's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2008 and subsequent Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q , in each case filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, as well as other documents that may be filed by CuraGen from time to time with the Securities and E...

Osteotech Resumes Shipments of Bulgarian Tissue

... dedication to quality, we have successfully distributed more than four million tissue grafts, including 8 million ccs of Grafton, without a confirmed case of disease transmission." The afssaps action came after a re-inspection of OCBG by afssaps in which OCBG successfully closed the audit defic...

Breaking barriers with nanoscale lasers

...m such as a semiconductor, this limit is reduced by a factor of the index of refraction (expressed mathematically as ~3.0) of a semiconductor in this case to about 250 nanometers. The limit is sometimes called the diffraction limit, a property associated with any wave, such as a beam of light. Current...

Zimmer Launches New Medical Education and BioSkills Training Program

... A continuum of courses is available through the Zimmer Institute, spanning online learning modules, interactive small group discussions, intensive case study reviews, hands-on cadaver-based training and surgeon-to-surgeon training programs. Course modules have been tailored to match an individual surg...

FDA Grants First Authorization of a Commercial 2009 H1N1 Flu Test for use During Pandemic Flu Emergency to Quest Diagnostics' Focus Diagnostics Business

...cleared uses of approved or cleared medical products following a determination and declaration of emergency, provided certain criteria are met. In the case of the Influenza A H1N1 (2009) Real Time RT-PCR, the FDA has only authorized its use for the duration of the declaration of emergency, which is curren...

Free Webinar on Safer Clinical Hand-Offs Offered by Compirion Healthcare

...ospitals show sustainable performance improvements in Billable Volume, Patient Satisfaction , Core Measures, Length of Stay , Bed Control , case Management , Patient Throughput and Staff Retention. Its experience includes Emergency Room , Surgical Services, Laboratory , Diagnostic Imagin...

Quantros ACE Helps East Jefferson General Hospital Achieve Best-in-Class Performance

... New case Study Details Productivity Gains, Process Improvem...on and Compliance Excellence (ACE) solution. A new case study details how Quantros ACE ™ has helped...ance management costs Download the complete case study at the Quantros website. About Quantros...

Specialty Technical Consultants becomes Women-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE)

...Through its experienced and knowledgeable consulting staff, STC delivers outstanding client support and literally "wrote the book" - in this case a series of 19 EHS compliance and management systems guides published by Specialty Technical Publishers of Vancouver, BC. "We realized that...

TorreyPines Receives Notice of Delisting from Nasdaq Global Market

...an be no assurances that the Listing Qualifications Panel will grant the Company's request for continued listing on The Nasdaq Global Market, in which case the Company's common stock could be delisted from The Nasdaq Stock Market. About TorreyPines Therapeutics , Inc. TorreyPines T...

Beta Release of v3.0 of OpenClinica Clinical Trials Software

... clinical trials software for electronic data capture (EDC) and clinical trial data management. OpenClinica facilitates data collection via electronic case report forms (eCRFs), and provides tools for data management and productive monitoring of clinical trials. OpenClinica supports leading CDISC standard...

German Alliance for Industrial Biotechnology Debuts in Montreal

...s based on industrial biotechnology. Dr. Markus Wolperdinger, Director of Industrial Biotechnology at InfraLeuna GmbH, will highlight biorefinery as a case study, specifically the integration of bio-based processes and renewable resources into an established fossil-based refinery site. Germany Trad...

CEL-SCI Corporation Releases Letter to Shareholders

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