European Patent Office Revokes Broad Institutes Patent

Kelly Servick, Science, 18 Jan 2018, http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/01/broad-institute-takes-hit-european-crispr-patent-struggle

While the Broad Institute has been considered the winning party in the US CRISPR patent battle, the European landscape is a different story.  Due to technical errors over listed inventors and claimed priority dates, the European patents filed by the Broad Institute have been revoked.  While the Broad Institute is expected to appeal the decision, the likelihood of success is slim.

Author: Advanced Analytical

Advanced Analytical Technologies, Inc. (AATI) simplifies complex genomics workflows to accelerate research and discovery in pharmaceuticals, life science, biofuels, biotechnology and healthcare.

Leave a Reply