Duncan Bucknell

Tarun Mathur’s report on Patent Litigation Trends in India has some interesting findings, including: although the number of patents filed in India is continuing to grow, the number of decided patent...

A recent Patent Baristas post (Gilead Sciences Pwned by Nonprofit Activists) discusses Tenofovir (an HIV / AIDs drug) and the success that the not-for-profit Public Patent Foundation has recently had in...

Russia and the USA came first and second in IPKat’s recent poll asking readers to nominate the country in which they would least like to litigate an IP case. (China came...

In an update to the Lipitor Scorecard – mixed success for Ranbaxy in Spain today, but no ealier launch.   (This comes after Ranbaxy’s recent success and launch in Norway.) The...

Further to my recent post about the US CAFC decision, I was asked by a few people to dig in a little more and comment on the litigation between Benitec and...

An extremely useful strategy for companies seeking to avoid patent infringement, is to precipitate patent litigation by commencing court proceedings requesting a declaration from the court that the patent is either...

This is the sign on the back of many trucks and buses in Mumbai / Bombay. They’re saying – ‘let me know if you’re there – I don’t want to bump...

Further to my recent post, on Friday 6 July, Warwick Rothnie’s excellent blog (IP War’s) reported a copyright suit brought by a Second Life Resident (Mr Alderman) in relation to products...

On 10 July 2007, the Dublin High Court held that Ranbaxy’s product infringes the Pfizer Base patent.Same result, different country (see the scorecard on this site for details). [Note, though that...

You’ve heard the old joke about the ship’s who sees a light in the distance, radios the source and asks them to change their heading. The response comes back – ‘no’. The...