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Paul, Weiss Adds Nationally Prominent Intellectual Property Lawyer

Steven Baughman has joined the firm as a partner in its litigation department, resident in Washington, D.C. Mr. Baughman's practice will focus on patent and trade secret disputes, as well as trademark, copyright and other complex commercial matters.

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The Future of Patents for Business Processes

In this video interview, litigation partner Dave Ball discusses the Supreme Court ruling in Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank, which held that merely using a generic computer to implement an abstract idea is not patentable, and how that decision might affect patents for software and business processes.

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Nichi-Iko Pharmaceutical to Acquire Sagent Pharmaceuticals

Paul, Weiss client Nichi-Iko Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., the largest generic drug manufacturer in Japan by sales, announced that it has agreed to acquire Sagent Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in an all-cash tender offer followed by a second-step cash merger, for a total consideration of approximately $736 million.

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Garmin Wins Las Vegas Jury Trial in Patent Case

Paul, Weiss client Garmin, the world's leading manufacturer of GPS products, obtained a complete patent defense victory over non-practicing entity Silver State Intellectual Technologies. 

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Nichia Prevails in Patent Infringement Suit

The District Court for the Northern District of California dismissed with prejudice Bluestone Innovation LLC's claims of infringement against Paul, Weiss clients Nichia Corporation and Nichia America Corporation. Nichia Corporation is a Japanese chemical engineering and manufacturing company that is the world's largest supplier of light emitting diodes (LEDs).

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Edwards Lifesciences Settles Heart Valve Patent Wars With Medtronic for Over $1 Billion

As reported by The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and other news outlets, Paul, Weiss client Edwards Lifesciences Corporation and Medtronic, Inc. have reached a global settlement that resolves all outstanding patent disputes between the parties.

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Paul, Weiss Achieves Summary Judgment Victory for Garmin

Paul, Weiss secured summary judgment of noninfringement in the Southern District of California for Garmin, the world's leading manufacturer of GPS products.

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