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Codexis sues rival DNA tech company over TMs

US27-05-2020Sarah Morgan

Protein engineering company Codexis has accused competitor Codex DNA of trademark infringement through the use of a “virtually identical” mark.

Canada takes nursery to court over cherry trees

Canada, US20-05-2020Sarah Morgan

Canada’s Department of Agriculture and Agri-Food has accused a Washington-based nursery, a fruit seller, and a fruit grower of infringing a plant patent covering the Staccato type of cherry tree.

Sanofi under fire over priority US access to COVID-19 vaccine

France, International, US15-05-2020Rory O'Neill

Sanofi is facing criticism after CEO Paul Hudson said the US was likely to have priority access on any COVID-19 vaccine produced by the French pharmaceutical company.

HGF promotes two to partner

UK11-05-2020Sarah Morgan

IP firm HGF has appointed two patent attorneys to partner, increasing the partner group to 63 partners. 

Oxford secures industry partner for potential vaccine rollout

UK30-04-2020

The University of Oxford has partnered with UK pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca to develop and manufacture the university’s trial COVID-19 vaccine.

World’s scientists working on nearly 80 COVID-19 vaccines

Austria21-04-2020Sarah Morgan

A total of 79 vaccines and 155 drugs are currently being developed across the globe to combat COVID-19, according to statistics from the Austrian Institute for Health Technology Assessment.

BASF and Royal DSM embroiled in animal feed patent suits

US16-04-2020Sarah Morgan

Bulgaria-based Huvepharma has accused chemicals company BASF and Dutch life sciences Koninklijke DSM, known as Royal DSM, of infringing its feed additive.

Sanofi and GSK launch coronavirus vaccine collaboration

14-04-2020

Sanofi and GlaxoSmithKline are pooling resources to create a vaccine for COVID-19, in what they call an “unprecedented” collaboration between the two pharma companies.

Merck KGaA secures second US CRISPR patent

US09-04-2020Sarah Morgan

Millipore Sigma, the US life sciences business of Merck KGaA, has secured a patent for its CRISPR-chrom technology, bringing its total number of CRISPR-related patents to 23. 

BIO moves 2020 international convention online

US06-04-2020Sarah Morgan

The Biotechnology Innovation Organization has converted its 2020 international convention into an entirely online experience, BIO Digital.

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