Production Of Documents Partly Ordered In Pennsylvania Patent Sham Litigation Case

(December 15, 2015, 10:47 AM EST) -- PHILADELPHIA — Patent holders were ordered Dec. 14 by a Pennsylvania federal judge to produce several unredacted or previously withheld documents in a dispute over alleged “sham litigation” (Federal Trade Commission v. AbbVie Inc., et al., No. 14-5151, E.D. Pa.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 166723).

(Decision available. Document #16-160105-004Z.)

In his ruling, U.S. Judge Harvey Bartle III of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania rejected claims by Besins Healthcare Inc. that a redacted email regarding a meeting Besins held with the examiner of the application that matured...
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