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Acella Pharmaceuticals v. Chemo S.A. France

Acella Pharmaceuticals v. Chemo S.A. France

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Official Complaint for Declaratory Judgement in Civil Action No. None: Acella Pharmaceuticals, LLC v. Chemo S.A. France. Filed in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, no judge yet assigned. See http://news.priorsmart.com/-l9mM for more info.
Official Complaint for Declaratory Judgement in Civil Action No. None: Acella Pharmaceuticals, LLC v. Chemo S.A. France. Filed in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, no judge yet assigned. See http://news.priorsmart.com/-l9mM for more info.

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IN
THE
UNITED
STATESDISTRICT
COURT
FOR
THE
EASTERN
DISTRICT
OF
VIRGINIA
AlexandriaDivision
ACELLAPHARMACEUTICALS,LLC,
Plaintiff,
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Civil
Action
No.
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CHEMOS.A.FRANCE,
SERVE:
TobedeterminedbyCourt,pursuantto
35
U.S.C.
§293
Defendant.
JURY
TRIAL
DEMANDED
COMPLAINT
PlaintiffAcellaPharmaceuticals,LLC("Acella"),bycounsel,pursuanttoFed.R.Civ.P.8,filesthefollowingComplaintagainstDefendantChemoS.A.France("Chemo"):
PARTIES,
JURISDICTION,
ANDVENUE
1.Acellaisalimitedliabilitycompanyformedunderthelaws
of
theState
of
Delaware,withitsprincipalofficeinAlpharetta,Georgia.Acellamanufacturesandmarkets
pharmaceuticalproducts.
2.Uponinformationandbelief,Chemoisacorporateentityorganizedandexisting
underthelaws
of
theFrenchRepublic,commonlyknownasFrance.Ithasanofficelocatedin
Paris,France.
3.ThisisanactionforadeclaratoryjudgmentundertheDeclaratoryJudgment
Act,28U.S.C.§2201,
etseq.,
andrelatedtoU.S.PatentNo.8,183,227("the'227patent"),
 
whichis,uponinformationandbelief,ownedbyChemo.Acopy
of
the'227patentissuedby
the
United
States
Patent
andTrademark
Office
is
attachedas
ExhibitA.
4.ThisCourthaspersonaljurisdictionoverChemopursuantto35U.S.C.§293becauseChemoisthepatentee
of
the'227patentanddoesnotresideintheUnitedStatesand,
uponinformationandbelief,hasnotfiledwiththeUnitedStatesPatentandTrademarkOffice
awrittendesignationstatingthenameandaddress
of
apersonresidingwithintheUnitedStatesonwhomprocessornotice
of
proceedingsaffectingthe'227patentmaybeserved.5.Pursuantto35U.S.C.§293,theSummonsinthiscasemustbeservedby
publicationorotherwiseastheCourtdirects,andthisCourthasjurisdictiontotakeanyaction
respectingthepatentorrightsthereunder
just
asitwould
if
Chemowerepersonallywithinthejurisdiction
of
theCourt.AcellawillbeseekinganorderfromtheCourtdirectingserviceina
suitablemannerpursuantto35
U.S.C.
§293.
6.
Thisaction
arises
under
thePatentLaws
of
the
United
States,35
U.S.C.
§
100,
etseq.,
andtheDeclaratoryJudgmentAct,28
U.S.C.
§2201,
etseq.
Subjectmatter
jurisdictionoverthiscaseisfoundedon28
U.S.C
§§1331,1338(a)and2201(a).7.VenueisproperinthisDistrictpursuantto35
U.S.C.
§293and28U.S.C.§
1391(b)(3).
DECLARATORY
JUDGMENTOF
INVALIDITY
8.Acellaincorporatesbyreferenceandre-allegestheallegations
of
thepreceding
paragraphs
of
the
Complaint
as
if
fullysetforthherein.
9.Uponinformation
and
belief,Chemohaslicensedthe
'227
patenttoitswholly-
ownedU.S.subsidiary,EverettLaboratories,Inc.("Everett").
 
10.EveretthasbroughtanactionforpatentinfringementagainstAcellafor
infringementof,
interalia,
the'227patentintheUnitedStatesDistrictCourtfortheDistrict
of
NewJersey(the"NewJerseyAction").
11.Uponinformationandbelief,basedonrepresentations
of
counselforEverett,
ChemohasrefusedtoagreetobeboundbyanyjudgmententeredintheNewJerseyActionwithrespecttothe'227patentorany
of
theotherpatentsatissuethere.12.Accordingly,byvirtue
of
Chemo'slicensee'sfilinganactionforpatentinfringementagainstAcellainNewJerseyandbyChemorefusingtoagreetobeboundbyanyjudgmentintheNewJerseyAction,Acellahasareasonableapprehension
of
apatentinfringementactionbeingfiledbyChemoelsewhere.Assuchanactual,substantial,
continuing,andjusticiablecontroversyexistsbetweenChemoandAcellaconcerningthe
validity
of
the'227patent.
13.Uponinformationandbelief,theclaims
of
the'227patentareinvalidunderoneormore
of
thefollowingprovisions:35U.S.C.§§101,102,103and112.14.Acellaisentitledtoadeclarationthattheclaims
of
the"227patentareinvalid
under35
U.S.C.
§101,
etseq.
andfailtomeetthepatentabilitystandards
of
oneormore
of
35
U.S.C.
§§101,
102,
103
and
112.
REQUESTED
RELIEF
WHEREFORE,PlaintiffAcellarequeststhattheCourtenterjudgmentinitsfavorandgrantthefollowingrelief:
A.Adeclaration
that
the'227
patent
isinvalid;
B.Adeclarationthatthiscaseisexceptionalandanaward
of
Acella'scostsand
reasonableattorneys'feesunder28
U.S.C.
§285;and

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