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BASF appeals to Federal Circuit in agritech dispute

US13-06-2019

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

12-06-2019

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

11-06-2019

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

US10-06-2019

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

US03-06-2019

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

US30-05-2019

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

US28-05-2019

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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