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In Brief: A Digest of Chemistry Biotech Projects

Client Success
  • Successfully enforced patent rights in a patent infringement case involving innovative polyester/polyolefin packaging technology. Case ultimately settled.
  • Secured finding of noninfringement by invalidating challenger’s patent for a chemical compound.
  • Secured favorable outcome in defending $500 million claim involving issues of patent misuse, patent exhaustion, implied license, breach of license agreement and unjust enrichment.
  • Successfully defended an active pharmaceutical ingredient manufacturer at the International Trade Commission and the U.S. District Court against patents claiming a composition and method of using a synthetically produced active metabolite of folic acid.
  • Successfully prepared appeal and presented oral argument to PTAB regarding a peptide for treatment of malignant tumors. PTAB reversed the examiner’s rejections and allowed the patent claims.
  • Represented Fortune 500 multinational agricultural biotech company in a patent infringement trial. Federal court jury returned a $1 billion verdict on behalf of company.
  • Process for Fabricating Polymeric Articles (U.S. Patent Nos. 8,052,913 and 8,268,439)
  • Process for Fabricating Polypropylene Sheet (Brazil Patent No. PI02145006; Canada Patent No. 2,466,832)
  • Low Pressure Hot Compaction Polymer Process (Canada Patent No. 2,267,326; Japan Patent No. 4121559)
  • Electrically Conductive Tapes and Process (Canada Patent No. 2,178,942)
  • Fibers Having Improved Sinusoidal Configuration Concrete Reinforced Therewith and Related Method (Japan Patent No. 4633256)
  • Composite Secondary Carpet Backing, Method of Manufacture Thereof, and Carpet Made Therefrom (U.S. Patent No. 7,670,660)
  • Flame Resistant Fiber Blends, Fire and Heat Barrier Fabrics and Related Processes (Australia Patent No. 2005338024)
  • High Profile Geotextile Fabrics (Canada Patent No. 2,497,381)
  • Hot Gas Filtration Fabrics With Silica and Flame Resistant Fibers (U.S., Patent No. 8,211,195)
  • Method and System for Manufacturing Foamed Polyolefin Tapes at Cost Effective Line Speeds (U.S. Patent No. 8,246,873)
  • Pyramidal Fabrics Having Multi-Lobe Filament Yarns and Method for Erosion Control (U.S. Patent No. 8,043,689)
  • Turf Reinforcement Mat Having Multi-Dimensional Fibers and Method for Erosion Control (U.S. Patent Nos. 7,820,560 and 8,500,372)
  • Advanced Drug Development and Manufacturing (European Patent No. 2084519; Japan Patent No. 5143841)
  • Ferroelectric Infrared Detector and Method (U.S. Patent No. 7,687,775)
  • Flow Method and Apparatus for Screening Chemicals Using Micro X-Ray Fluorescence (U.S. Patent Nos. 7,519,145 and 7,929,662; Singapore Patent No. 109345)
  • Method and Apparatus for Detecting Explosives (U.S. Patent No. 7,939,803)
  • Method for Detecting Binding Events Using Micro-X-Ray Fluorescence Spectrometry (U.S. Patent No. 7,858,385)
  • Method of Fabrication of Fibers, Textiles and Composite Materials (U.S. Patent No. 8,361,566)
  • Modeling of the Radiation Belt Magnetosphere in Decisional Timeframes (U.S. Patent No. 8,428,916)
  • Nanophosphor Composite Scintillators Comprising a Polymer Matrix (U.S. Patent No. 7,834,319)
  • Portable Sample Preparation and Analysis System for Micron and Sub-Micron Particle Characterization Using Light Scattering and Absorption Spectroscopy (U.S. Patent No. 7,986,399)
  • Improved Polyolefin-Based Adhesive Resins and Method of Making Adhesive Resins (Canada Patent No. 2,497,265)
  • Improved Process for Producing Adhesives (China Patent No. ZL03821062.2)
  • Conversion Coating for Aluminum and Its Alloys and Articles (U.S. Patent No. 8,388,825)
  • Improved Conversion Coating for Magnesium, Beryllium and Their Alloys (U.S. Patent No. 8,388,826)
  • Improved Ion Exchange and Regeneration Process for Separation and Removal of Iron (III) Ions From Aqueous Sulfuric Acid Metal Ion-Containing Solutions (U.S. Patent No. 5,582,737; Chile Patent Reference No. 74575CL)
  • Improved Receptor Capture Assay (Australia Patent No. 2002367937; European Patent No. 1472365)
  • Dynemicin Analogs: Syntheses, Methods of Preparation and Use (U.S. Patent No. 5,527,805)
  • Controlled Release Aqueous Emulsion (U.S. Patent No. 5,672,358)
  • Thiol Sulfone Mealloprotease Inhibitors (U.S. Patent No. 6,013,649)
  • Particulate Alumina and Process for Removing Metal Ions from Water (U.S. Patent No. 7,186,671)
  • Bifunctional Phenyl Monophosphonic/Sulfonic Acid Ion Exchange Resin and Process for Using the Same (U.S. Patent No. 6,232,353)
  • Method for the Chromatographic Separation of Cations from Aqueous Samples (U.S. Patent No. 5,651,883)
  • Dissolution and Processing of Cellulose Using Ionic Liquids (U.S. Patent No. 6,824,599)
  • Grafted Methylenediphosphonate Ion Exchange Resins (U.S. Patent No. 5,618,851)
  • Small Molecules That Covalently Modify Transthyretin (U.S. Patent No. 8,703,815)
  • Immunostimulating 7-Deaza-7-Oxa and 7-Deaza-7-Oxo-Analogs of 8-Substituted-Guanine-9 (1-Beta-D-Aldoglycosidyl) Derivatives and Methods of Treating Test Animals (U.S. Patent No. 5,166,141)
  • 2’s3’s-Dideoxy-2’s,3’s-Didehydro-7,8-Disubstituted Guanosines and Their Immunostimulative Effect (U.S. Patent No. 5,441,942)
  • Multivalent Metal Ion Extraction Using Diglycolamide-Coated Particles (U.S. Patent No. 7,157,022)
  • Catalysts
  • An Organo-Lewis Acid as Cocatalyst for Cationic Homogeneous Metallocene Ziegler-Natta Olefin Polymerizations (U.S. Patent No. 5,856,256)
  • Homogeneous Alpha-Olefin Demerization Catalysts (U.S. Patent No. 5,500,398)
  • Homogenous Catalysts for Stereoregular Olefin Polymerication (U.S. Patent No. 5,455,317)
  • Metallocene Catalyst Containing Bulky Organic Group (U.S. Patent No. 5,502,017)
  • Method for Catalytic Polymerization of Substituted Acrylates (U.S. Patent No. 5,312,881)
  • Method of Polymerizing Exo-Methylene Cyclic Organo Compounds Using Homogenous Ring-Opening Catalysts (U.S. Patent No. 5,300,598)
  • Olefin and Cycloalkene Polymerization with Organolanthanide Catalysts (U.S. Patent No. 4,801,666)
  • Organozirconium Catalysts for the Hydroamination of Olefins (U.S. Patent No. 5,110,948)

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