The Patent Battle: Who is involved and how we got here

Jon Cohen, Science Magazine, 15 February 2017, http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2017/02/how-battle-lines-over-crispr-were-drawn

With the patent office’s announcement that UC-Berkeley’s and the Broad Institute’s patents do not interfere, the patent saga has reached a possible conclusion.  The complicated interference proceeding resulted from multiple researchers spread across the world publishing about the CRISPR/Cas system at relatively the same time along with the creation of multiple companies to investigate the systems usefulness in medicine and agriculture.  This article, published prior to the patents office decision in Science Magazine, breaks down the events leading up to the interference proceeding and how the lines were drawn.

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.

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