A competitor of the Broad Institute has said that a European Patent Office ruling last week has weakened the CRISPR/Cas9 patent owner’s negotiating hand in any future settlement between the parties.
Haseltine Lake Kempner has added Jo Deas as a partner to its chemistry and life sciences team, effective January 20.
In a dramatic reversal, a European Patent Office’s board of appeal has upheld the revocation of a Broad Institute CRISPR/Cas9 patent.
The European Patent Office intends to refer questions in the Broad Institute’s ongoing CRISPR patent case to the enlarged board of appeal, meaning the case is set to drag out further.
The first day of a landmark hearing on CRISPR ownership dealt nearly exclusively with untangling linguistic arguments, lawyers following the proceedings told LSIPR.
German biotech Jennewein has accused Nestlé Nutrition of infringing patents covering a process of purifying human milk oligosaccharides to make its infant formula.
Germany-based Bayer is collaborating with Exscientia, an artificial intelligence (AI)-driven drug discovery company, to accelerate the discovery of small molecule drugs focused on cardiovascular disease and oncology.
Nestlé Skin Health will not face claims that it misappropriated trade secrets related to a training platform for teaching medical professionals how to perform facial injections, a US court has ruled.
The Japan Patent Office and the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore have each granted Merck KGaA a patent covering the use of paired CRISPR nickases.
The best lawyers acting for life sciences companies make sure they fully understand their clients’ business models, said in-house counsel at Life Sciences Patent Network 2019.