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Judge Sues Blue Cross for Autism Treatment

DETROIT, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- An Oakland County Circuit Court Judge filed a lawsuit today against Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. In her suit, Judge Cheryl Matthews alleges that Blue Cross wrongfully refused to cover the costs associated with the applied behavioral therapy provided to ...

Millipore Sues W.L. Gore & Associates for Patent Infringement

BILLERICA, Mass., July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Millipore Corporation , a leading provider of technologies, tools and services for the global life science industry, including bioscience research and biopharmaceutical manufacturing , has filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court for the D...

Galil Medical Ltd. Sues HealthTronics for Interfering with the Galil/Endocare Merger Agreement

Galil Asks Delaware Chancery Court To Enjoin HealthTronics' Tender Offer For Endocare YOKNEAM, Israel and PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Galil Medical Ltd., a global cryotherapy company, filed suit against HealthTronics, Inc., late yesterday in Delaware Chancery Court, aski...

Breast Cancer Action Sues to End Gene Patenting

Lawsuit Seeks Increased Access to Information for Patients of Breast Cancer SAN FRANCISCO, May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Breast Cancer Action (BCA) is challenging the legality of patenting human "breast cancer genes." BCA is joining the American Civil Liberties Union in suing Myriad Genetics...

Inventor Sues Therative, Inc. Over Inventorship of Patent on ThermaClear Device; Separate Invention Theft Case Continues

WILMINGTON, Del., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Patent litigation firm Teuton, Loewy & Parker LLP filed a lawsuit yesterday against Therative, Inc. on behalf of inventor Joseph Neev, PhD. In the lawsuit, filed in the United States District Court, District of Delaware, Dr. Neev claims sole inventor...

Stem Cell Biotherapy Sues Casey Nabavi, Co-Founder and Former President, for Conduct Resulting in Claims by SCB Patients Against Nabavi, Embezzling Money and Converting Other Assets Belonging to SCB and for Wrongfully Establishing Cellulogix Biosciences t

LOS ANGELES and TAMPA, Fla., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Stem Cell Biotherapy ("SCB") announced that it filed a lawsuit today in Los Angeles County Superior Court against the Company's Co-Founder and former President Casey Nabavi of Calabasas, California, for among other things conduct by Nabavi givin...

Biopure Sues National Institutes of Health Official

Complaint Alleges Defamation, Trade Libel and Intentional Interference with Prospective Business Advantage CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Biopure Corporation (Nasdaq: BPUR ) announced today that it had filed an action for injunctive relief and damages ag...

Lumenis Sues Alma Lasers and its 4 founders for 200 Million Shekels

Claims that Alma founders, former Lumenis employees, misappropriated core technology from Lumenis YOKNEAM, Israel, March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Lumenis Ltd. today filed a complaint in the Tel Aviv District Court in Israel against Alma Lasers Ltd. and its four founders, Ziv Ka...

Woman Sues DuPont and Asbestos Manufacturers After Developing Mesothelioma From Exposure to Asbestos in Husband's Work Clothes

BEAUMONT, Texas, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Frances Barras of Nederland, Texas, along with her husband and five children, has sued DuPont and several asbestos manufacturers because she has developed mesothelioma from washing and handling her husband's asbestos-contaminated work clothes for many y...

AHF Sues L.A. Housing Dept. to Prevent Closure of AIDS Site

Former AIDS Hospice Now Serves as HIV/AIDS Care Hub LOS ANGELES, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) announced its filing of a lawsuit against the City of Los Angeles and the Los Angeles Housing Department (LAHD) for breach of contract and for a "judicial determi...

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BASF Sues DuPont for Patent Infringement

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, BASF filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware against DuPont (E. l. du Pont de Nemours and Company) for infringement of BASF's patented technology that confers tolerance to a key class of herbicides. Specific...

Neuralstem Sues StemCells, Inc. Over New Patent

ROCKVILLE, Md., May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Stem cell company Neuralstem, Inc. (Amex: CUR ) is filing suit today against StemCells, Inc. stating, among other things, that StemCells intentionally withheld crucial information highly material to the patentability of StemCells' "new" patent (...

Cellectis Sues Precision BioSciences for Infringement of its Patents Concerning Meganuclease Technology

BIOCITECH PARK, ROMAINVILLE, France, March 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cellectis SA (NYSE: ALCLS ), a world leader in rational genome engineering, has announced today that it filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Precision BioSciences, Inc. in the United States District Court for the E...

Barr Subsidiary Sues Watson for SEASONIQUE(R) Patent Infringement

MONTVALE, N.J., March 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Barr Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: BRL ) today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Duramed Pharmaceuticals, Inc., has filed suit against Watson Pharmaceuticals (NYSE: WPI) and its subsidiary, Watson Laboratories, Inc., for infringement ...

WARF sues Samsung over computer chip technology license agreement

MADISON The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation is suing Samsung Electronics Co. , the world's largest maker of computer memory chips, for allegedly using a patented technology developed by University of Wisconsin-Madison faculty without a license for use in their semiconductors. According ...

WARF sues French company over patent violation

Madison, Wis. - The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation ( WARF ) and its Norway-based licensee, Natural ASA , accused a nutritional supplement manufacturer today with willful and deliberate patent infringement in a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court. The French company, Arkopharma , and i...

Genzyme sues former Bone Care employees

Madison, Wis. - Saying former employees began to develop Bone Care International's trade secrets into new products, the Boston-based company that purchased Bone Care in 2005 is suing three former BCI employees and their new company, Cytochroma, Inc . Genzyme Corp . filed the suit in United ...

Corporations and blogging

...btedly Apple employees) of the scoops about forthcoming Apple products. Word of the legal action has spread around the blogosphere (a search of "Apple sues blogger" on Feedster delivered 197 results). For its attempts to put a lid on leaks, Apple comes out looking like a big bully that picks on a kid with...

WARF challenges show need for patent reform

...ication, invents a broom making machine. Once the broom-making machinery is in widespread use, the broom inventor completes the patent application and sues the broom manufacturers, claiming patent infringement. By requiring that all patent applications to be published as quickly as possible, those deve...

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