Blog Big Molecule Watch July 08, 2016

IPR Tracker: IPR2016-01373 (U.S. Patent No. 6,331,415) (Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.) (Cabilly II Patent) – Petition for IPR

Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. has filed an IPR petition on U.S. Patent No. 6,331,415. This patent has been challenged several times over the past year with mixed results: IPR2015-01624 (instituted)IPR2016-00383 (not instituted)IPR2016-00460 (joined with IPR2015-01624); and IPR2016-0710 (petition pending).