With Jurisdiction Lacking, Writ Compelling Discovery Denied In Patent Case
(August 11, 2017, 10:48 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — An appeal by a patent owner seeking to compel discovery in an infringement action governed by the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act of 2009 (BPCIA), Pub. L. No. 111-148, 124 Stat. 119, 804 (2010), was dismissed Aug. 10 by the Federal Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, which deemed jurisdiction over the dispute lacking under the collateral order doctrine (Amgen Inc. v. Hospira Inc., No. 16-2179, Fed. Cir.).
(Decision available. Document #16-170821-009Z.)
Alternatively, according to the appellate panel of Circuit Judges Timothy B....