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Bayer to spend up to $4bn on Asklepios BioPharmaceutical

Germany, US27-10-2020Sarah Morgan

Germany-based Bayer will pay up to $4 billion to acquire gene therapy company Asklepios BioPharmaceutical.

DNA start-up refused UK trademark

UK15-10-2020Rory O'Neill

An Australian personalised genomics company has failed in its effort to obtain protection for its ‘MyDNA.life’ trademark in the UK.

Australian court rejects cattle genome patent appeal

Australia12-10-2020Sarah Morgan

The Federal Court of Australia has refused to block a cattle genome patent from the US, dismissing an appeal from Meat and Livestock Australia.

ERS Genomics appoints vice-president of IP

Ireland, US23-09-2020Sarah Morgan

ERS Genomics, the company that provides access to CRISPR/Cas9 IP owned by researcher Emmanuelle Charpentier, has appointed Michael Arciero as vice-president of IP and commercial development.

Broad and ERS Genomics both claim victory in latest CRISPR ruling

US14-09-2020Sarah Morgan

The Broad Institute and ERS Genomics, a company that provides access to CRISPR/Cas9 IP owned by researcher Emmanuelle Charpentier, have both claimed victory in the latest round of the CRISPR inventorship battle.

BGI wins partial lifting of Illumina injunction

US13-08-2020Rory O'Neill

Beijing-based BGI Genomics can continue to develop its DNA sequencing technology pending an appeal in a patent dispute with Illumina, a US federal court has ruled.

KIPA hires former Decode Genetics director

Iceland, Sweden06-08-2020Sarah Morgan

IP boutique KIPA has strengthened its team with the addition of Iceland-based patent attorney Thorlakur Jonsson. 

Fed Circuit orders new Bio-Rad trial, but upholds $24m award

US04-08-2020Muireann Bolger

The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has partially lifted an injunction on 10X Genomics, but the biotech company must still pay almost $24 million for infringing a Bio-Rad patent.

Personal Genomics takes PacBio dispute to Chinese court

China22-05-2020Rory O'Neill

Taiwanese biotechnology company Personal Genomics is using California’s Pacific Biosciences for patent infringement in China.

Natera and Illumina settle litigation, agree mutual licence

14-05-2020

Natera has agreed to license Illumina IP covering non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT), in a deal that sees the pair settle all outstanding patent litigation over the technology.

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