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Litigation Details for Smithkline Beecham v. Apotex Corp (N.D. Ill. )

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Details for Smithkline Beecham v. Apotex Corp (N.D. Ill. )

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2000-07-13 134 States Patent and Trademark Office granted Beecham Patent No. 4,721,723 ("the ‘723 Patent“), for …SmithKline’s patent to produce and market their paroxetine. Thus, Sherman was aware of the ‘723 patent and that…collectively "SmithKline") filed a one-count patent infringement complaint against Defendants Apotex…Hemihydrate. " Beecham eventually assigned the patent to SmithKline, which markets the paroxetine as …ii), and advised SmithKline that unlike the ‘723 Patent which is in hemihydrate form, because TorPharm’ External link to document
2000-09-12 143 Beecham obtained United States Patent lt'\@> No. 4,721,723 on the drug Crystalline Paroxetine…to communications with foreign patent agents related to foreign patent activities if the privilege would…functionalism approach to the foreign patent agent problem. Because the patent agents in question were from the…to the foreign patent agent question;(2) the British law extending privilege to patent agent communications…between attorneys and foreign patent agents are unprivileged because patent agents are not attorneys,.. External link to document
2000-09-12 144 Defendants”). Beecham obtained United States Patent lle No. 4,721,723 on the drug Crystalline Paroxetine Hydrochloride…anticipation of patent litigation Judge Bobrick deemed confidential communications with UK patent agents privileged…part Plaintiffs’ objections BACKGROUND This is a patent infringement action brought by Plaintiffs SmithKline…that its product did not infringe on Plaintiffs’ patent because it contained paroxetine in an anhydrous…from the plaintiffs’ United Kingdom [attorney or patent agent].” On the other hand, Judge Bobricl< granted External link to document
2002-07-16 279 of invalidation of U.S. Letters Patent No. 4,721,723 (“_the ‘723 patent”) by public use. The motion encompasses…granted SmithKline summary judgment that the ‘723 patent Was not invalid because of public use, obviating…around TorPharrn’s efforts to invalidate the ‘723 patent under 35' U.S.C. § 112. Although TorPharm casts…specifically enumerated in the language of the ‘ 723 patent to show the presence of infringing material within…that they focus on actual infringement or other patent-related issues, not the hypothetical scenario created External link to document
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