June 24, 2024


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Drug Patent Invalid Due to Poor Quality Translation

In IBSA Institut Biochimique v. Teva Prescribed drugs United states of america, Inc. a precious lesson was realized about relying on a translation of a non-English patent software. The IBSA Institut Biochimique (IBSAIB) hired an Italian patent agent to file a patent software in Italian for a thyroid drug formulation. The software was submitted in Italy. Within just twelve months of filing in Italy, IBSAIB submitted a patent software in the United States, citing its Italian patent software beneath the Paris Convention for…
By: Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP