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Litigation Details for Allergan Inc. v. Alcon Inc. (D. Del. 2004)

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Allergan Inc. v. Alcon Inc. (D. Del. 2004)

Docket   Start Trial Date Filed 2004-08-24
Court District Court, D. Delaware Date Terminated 2006-03-07
Cause 28:1338 Patent Infringement Assigned To Gregory Moneta Sleet
Jury Demand Plaintiff Referred To
Patents 4,089,969; 4,260,769; 4,382,892; 4,474,787; 4,971,998; 5,089,509; 5,134,127; 5,202,128; 5,212,196; 5,376,645; 5,474,979; 5,688,819; 5,736,165; 5,834,011; 5,922,695; 5,977,089; 6,043,230; 6,153,592; 6,204,257; 6,248,741; 6,562,873; 6,627,210; 6,641,843; 6,673,337
Attorneys Glenn Christopher Mandalas; Josy W. Ingersoll; Karen Elizabeth Keller; Melanie K. Sharp; Sean Paul Hayes; William J. Marsden , Jr.
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Biologic Drugs cited in Allergan Inc. v. Alcon Inc.
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Details for Allergan Inc. v. Alcon Inc. (D. Del. 2004)

Date Filed Document No. Description Snippet Link To Document
2005-07-06 100 Exhibit Exhibits used by Defendants at the Markman Hearing 6/29/05 !9? ......... 5 US Patent 6,627,210 9/30/03 U.S.Patent 6,641,834 lm’m-§_ US Patent 6,673,337 l gm …gmnimmqummul 1111 Patent Number: 5,215,991 [4'5] Date of Patent: . Jiin. 1, 1993 FOREIGN PATENT DOCUMENTS…The Prosecution Histor_'y Of The ’210 Patent The ’210 patent issued on September 30, 2003 directly from… double patenting rejection because the conflicting claims have not in fact 'been patented. $})ecz…35 USC 103 as obvious over US Patent 5,2~15,991 (th'e` »“Burke” patent) in view of Re_mingwn’s . Pharmaceutical External link to document
2005-07-25 107 Exhibit Exhibit A Background 41. The patents most relevant to this suit include: a. U.S. Patent No. 6,627,210 (hereinafter “…Background 41. The patents most relevant to this suit include a. U.S. Patent No. 6,627,210 (hereinafter “the…United States Patents Nos. 6,641,834 (“the '834 patent”) and 6,673,337 (“the '337 patent”). The Parties…United States Patent Nos. 6,641,834 (the “’834 patent”) and 6,673,337 (the “’337 patent”) invalid, not…Burke (U.S. Patent No. 5,215,991) in view of Beck et al. (U.S. Patent No. 6358935). The Patent Examiner External link to document
2005-08-09 115 Answering Brief in Opposition might stick. With regard to U.S. Patent No. 6,627,210 (which is not even in suit), Alcon accuses…contends that both of the patents-in-suit in this case, as well as a parent patent, are products of a vast… inventors of the patents-in-suit, and one of the attorneys prosecuting the patents-in-suit to “defraud…non-infringement of the ’ 337 patent and one on lack of written description of the ’ 874 patent. These motions were…on the ’ 834 patent.” (D.I. 107, at 3.) That is akin to Allergan asserting a new patent against Alcon External link to document
2005-08-09 116 Exhibit A-C [1l 27124 approaches [11 24:6 beneficial 111 4:5 834[11 24.24 a so ute yu 2 .9 _ _ '91] [1] 4~10 21…quot;" Dn‘“'°“ 10 three patents that are at issue -- three patents that are 11 Mond=\y, Novembe.…cyclodextrin. 'lhat phrase is in that patent 3 regard to the main patent there1 again it's simply a matter… '337 patent 24 That is what we seek here Whar we would like to 25 T'he other patent came off …application of that same 20 patents wcrc actually never addressed Indeed, if you go 21 patent 21 into lodge Carter External link to document
2006-01-09 149 Motion in Limine United States Patent No. 5,663,205 • United States Patent No. 5,212,196 There …claims of the ’ 337 patent. These five references are: • United States Patent No. 5,091,528 … • United States Patent No. 5,776,445 • United States Patent No. 5,834,470 …believes call into question the validity of the patents in suit. However, its experts only mentioned 14…70 references as potentially invalidating the patents-in-suit. However, Alcon’ s experts, Drs. Gordon External link to document
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