Posts Tagged: eli lilly


Eli Lilly Expects Challenging 2014 Due to Patent Expirations

'With the U.S. patent expiration of Cymbalta last December and that of Evista coming in March, we expect 2014 to be the most financially challenging year of …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 0

CAFC OKs Transfer Despite Forum Selection Clause

In a non-precedential opinion issued October 18, 2013, the Federal Circuit decision calls into question the overall utility of forum selection clauses in contractual relationships. In fact, Eli Lilly …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 5

Eli Lilly Obtains Patent on SARS Vaccine

Not all of Eli Lilly and Company’s developments are strictly related to human health. Today’s featured patent application discusses a form of dietary additive for …
By Steve Brachmann
7 years ago 0

Not Losing the Forest for the Trees: Newman Concurs in Ariad

Coming as no surprise, a majority of the en banc Federal Circuit just ruled in Ariad Pharmaceuticals v. Eli Lilly &Co. that there is there is a …
By Eric Guttag
11 years ago 10

Pfizer’s Erectile Dysfunction Claim for Viagra® Found Invalid

In the opinion, the BPAI agreed with the reexamination Examiner that any one of four (out of five) prior art references that contained descriptions of oral administration …
By Gene Quinn
11 years ago 5

Some Heretical Thoughts on the Ariad Case: What Does “Any Person Skilled in the Art” Mean and Should It Apply to the “Written Description” Requirement?

In probably the most significant case since In re Bilski, the en banc Federal Circuit in Ariad Pharmaceuticals v. Eli Lilly is about to ponder two questions:  (1) …
By Eric Guttag
11 years ago 17