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BASF appeals to Federal Circuit in agritech dispute


BASF Plant Science, the plant biotech-focused subsidiary of BASF, has asked the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit to overturn a finding that certain claims of a transgenic plant technology patent were invalid.

Russian scientist pledges to make more CRISPR-edited babies

EU, Russia12-06-2019

A Russian scientist is planning to create CRISPR-edited babies, despite the widespread condemnation levelled at the first scientist who created ‘edited’ twins.

Avocado company drops plant patent suit against rival


Dominican Republic-based Agroindustrial Ocoeña has asked a US court to dismiss its plant patent claim against a competitor run by the patent inventor’s brother.

Merck strengthens immunotherapy expertise with $773m buy


US-based Merck & Co has announced plans to buy Tilos Therapeutics, its latest acquisition in the immunotherapy space.

USITC issues judgment in cholesterol testing strips dispute


The US International Trade Commission has issued a judgment after a surgical appliances company, Polymer Technology Systems (PTS), filed a complaint against a China-based competitor.

Eli Lilly secures exclusive rights to chronic pain treatment


American pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly has secured an exclusive licence for a non-opioid, non-addictive chronic pain treatment from Boston-based biotech company Centrexion Therapeutics.

Boehringer teams up with Gubra to develop second obesity treatment

Denmark, Germany30-05-2019

German pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim has entered into a second licence and collaboration agreement with Danish biotech company Gubra for the development of an obesity treatment.

Celgene takes action against alleged cybersquatter


US biotechnology company Celgene has taken legal action against the registrant of a domain name which allegedly infringes Celgene’s trademarks.

BGI takes Illumina to court over patent infringement in US

Denmark, Germany, US29-05-2019

A subsidiary of China-based genome sequencing company BGI has filed a patent infringement suit against a US competitor.

University of California granted fifth CRISPR patent


The US Patent and Trademark Office has issued a new CRISPR/Cas9 patent to the University of California, the University of Vienna and microbiologist Emmanuelle Charpentier.

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