Posts Tagged: abbott laboratories


Abbott Labs acquires large Alere patent portfolio in $5.8 billion deal, increasing diagnostic lineup

Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) of Chicago, IL, is poised to surge ahead in the global point-of-care medical diagnostics industry by acquiring Alere Inc. (NYSE:ALR) of Waltham, …
By Steve Brachmann
5 years ago 1

FTC Sues to Stop Unlawful Blocking of Generic Androgel

The FTC is seeking a court judgment declaring that the defendants’ conduct violates the FTC Act, ordering the companies to disgorge their ill-gotten gains, and permanently barring …

Abbot Wins Federal Circuit Reversal of $1.67B Patent Verdict

The largest patent infringement verdict in U.S. history did not stand the test of time at the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. …
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 6

Abbott’s HIV/AIDS Drug Patents Challenged by PUBPAT

I am skeptical about the prospects for invalidating patents on drugs, particularly important or blockbuster drugs. I also question whether anti-patent do-gooders in the biotech and pharma …
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 31

CorporateCounsel.com Names Top 10 IP Litigation Wins of 2009

The victories selected represent a diverse array of wins, which a press release announcing the Top 10 list says is due to "the differing objectives of IP litigation …
By Gene Quinn
11 years ago 0

Abbott Labs Ordered to Pay $175 Million Pre-judgment Interest

What’s $175,641,661 among friends?  Apparently not much, at least insofar as news media are concerned, although it is admittedly unfair to use the word “friends” in the …
By Gene Quinn
11 years ago 0