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UC Berkeley Appeals PTAB Ruling on CRISPR

The University of California has filed an appeal over the CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing technique.
The University of California has filed an appeal with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington, D.C. over the CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing technique.  When U… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2017/07/uc-berkeley-appeals-ptab-ruling-crispr/

UC Berkeley Appeals CRISPR Case Loss, Wins Big with EPO

The European Patent Office (EPO) recently announced its intent to grant the University of California a broad patent for its CRISPR-Cas9 technology.
The European Patent Office (EPO) recently announced its intent to grant the University of California a broad patent for its CRISPR-Cas9 technology. The CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2017/04/uc-berkeley-appeals-crispr-case-loss-wins-big-epo/

PTAB Rules “No Interference” in CRISPR Case

CRISPR controversy continues with latest PTAB ruling.
Not long ago, we wrote about the CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing technique and the intellectual property battle brewing behind its invention.  It's a controversial technology that has… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2017/03/ptab-rules-no-interference-crispr-case/

CRISPR Controversy Continues with Patent Dispute

It’s a technology that has the potential to wipe out disease, delete undesirable traits, and transform entire industries.
Imagine a world free from disease, where crops can grow and thrive despite environmental deficiencies and defective genes can be easily and affordably corrected. That world may ex… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2017/01/crispr-controversy-continues-patent-dispute/

Genome Patent Case Hits Australian Federal Court

US-based Cargill Inc. and Branhaven LLC are causing quite the stir with their recent application for a patent related to the bovine genome in Australia.
US-based Cargill Inc. and Branhaven LLC are causing quite the stir with their recent application for a patent related to the bovine genome in Australia. The patent, according to M… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2016/11/genome-patent-case-hits-australian-federal-court/

Australian Court Rules Human Genes Cannot Be Patented

In a landmark ruling earlier this week, the Federal Court of Australia unanimously decided that human genes cannot be patented.
In a landmark ruling earlier this week, the Federal Court of Australia unanimously decided that human genes cannot be patented, specifically in regards to Myriad Genetic Inc's BRC… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2015/10/australian-court-rules-human-genes-cannot-be-patented/

GMOs and Patents: The Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act 2015

GMOs may remain controversial, but they are very much still a part of the consumer market.
Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) have long been a topic of debate, and recent activity in the U.S. House of Representatives has brought the topic back into the mainstream.  T… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2015/08/gmos-and-patents-safe-and-accurate-food-labeling-act-2015/

Australian Court Rules Human Genes Are Patentable

Last year, the Federal Court of Australia ruled that human genes are patentable.
Last year, the Federal Court of Australia ruled that human genes are patentable, specifically the BRCA1 gene associated with an increased hereditary risk for breast cancer.  In a … https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2014/09/australian-court-rules-human-genes-are-patentable/

Bowman v. Monsanto Co. -- A Watershed Moment for Biotech Patents?

This is a well-covered topic, but the implications for biotech patents are so significant that it is worthy of understanding by all intellectual property professionals. Whether you are a patent attorney, a patent agent, a person performing patent search,…
By Ralph "Donnie" Turlington, Research Analyst                         On March 19, 2013 the U.S. Supreme Court decided in favor of the chemical and agricultural biotechnology … https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2014/06/bowman-v-monsanto-co-watershed-moment-biotech-patents/

THE FATE OF EMBRYONIC STEM CELL PATENTS

This is a pretty detailed blog post. It is focused very specifically at describing the fate of embryonic stem cell patents.
THE FATE OF EMBRYONIC STEM CELL PATENTS By Alexcia Linthicum | April 23, 2014   In 1998, Dr. James A. Thomson isolated human embryonic stem (ES) cells and he assigned a … https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2014/06/fate-embryonic-stem-cell-patents/

Biotech Patents: Golden Rice Could Help Save Lives

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization estimates that more than 800 million people world-wide suffer from und...
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization estimates that more than 800 million people world-wide suffer from undernourishment, particularly children. It’s been repor… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/biotech-patents-golden-rice-could-help-save-lives/

Universities Win Big in Patent Infringement Cases

Boston University has reached a settlement with RPX Corp, a San Francisco-based firm that buys and licenses patents on beha...
Boston University has reached a settlement with RPX Corp, a San Francisco-based firm that buys and licenses patents on behalf of its members. More than two dozen of RPX’s clien… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/universities-win-big-patent-infringement-cases/

23andMe Patent for "Family Traits Inheritance Calculator"

California-based genetics firm, 23andMe, recently received a patent for a “calculator” that could give future parents a sneak...
California-based genetics firm, 23andMe, recently received a patent for a “calculator” that could give future parents a sneak-peak of their babies. The “Family Traits Inheritance… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/23andme-patent-family-traits-inheritance-calculator/

Supreme Court Rules Human Genes Cannot Be Patented

The Supreme Court ruled yesterday that isolated human genes cannot be patented.  It’s a semi-defeat for Myriad Genetics,...
The Supreme Court ruled yesterday that isolated human genes cannot be patented. It’s a semi-defeat for Myriad Genetics, a company that holds patents on two genes associated with … https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/supreme-court-rules-human-genes-cannot-be-patented/

Myriad Gene Patent Case Continues in Court

The US Supreme Court heard arguments yesterday in a case that has been gathering wind since 2009: can human genes be patented...
The US Supreme Court heard arguments yesterday in a case that has been gathering wind since 2009: can human genes be patented? The case centers on patents held by Myriad Geneti… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/myriad-gene-patent-case-continues-court/

Litigation over Groundbreaking Cancer Treatment Patent Continues

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital was recently granted U.S. Patent No. 8,399,645 related to the use of genetically modifi...
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital was recently granted U.S. Patent No. 8,399,645 related to the use of genetically modified immune cells in the treatment of cancer. The gene… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/litigation-over-groundbreaking-cancer-treatment-patent-continues/

Supreme Court Takes on Human Gene Patent Case

Recently the Supreme Court announced that it will decide whether or not companies can patent human genes.  The specific ...
Recently the Supreme Court announced that it will decide whether or not companies can patent human genes. The specific case in question is the Association for Molecular Pathology… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/supreme-court-takes-human-gene-patent-case/

Cardium Therapeutics Patent for Treatment of Heart Disease

Cardium Therapeutics was recently awarded a patent in Europe and the U.S. for the rights to cardiovascular gene therapy in th...
Cardium Therapeutics was recently awarded a patent in Europe and the U.S. for the rights to cardiovascular gene therapy in the treatment of heart disease. It was a decision long … https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/cardium-therapeutics-patent-treatment-heart-disease/

Mayo vs. Prometheus Patent Case & The Laws of Nature

The long-term patent suit between Mayo Collaborative Services and Prometheus Laborities finally came to an end late last...
The long-term patent suit between Mayo Collaborative Services and Prometheus Laborities finally came to an end late last month. On March 20, 2012 the Supreme Court made the unani… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/mayo-vs-prometheus-patent-case-laws-nature/

Is Bieber Fever the Next Biotech Buzzword?

Personalized Medicine, pharmacogenomics, lab on a chip; it’s hard to be in the biotechnology fields without being inun...
Personalized Medicine, pharmacogenomics, lab on a chip; it’s hard to be in the biotechnology fields without being inundated by the newest and greatest buzzwords. But what do th… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/bieber-fever-next-biotech-buzzword/

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