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By Natalie Ram Editorial Policy A full version of this article, published in the Fall 2009 issue of the Harvard Journal of Law & Technology, is available here. Today, more than 300 million tissue samples from more than 178 million individuals are stored in the United States, and this number has been growing by more than 20 million samples every year. Through genetic analysis, researchers hope to identify disease-related and other genes and to measure the frequency of such genes’ ... Read More...
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Constitutional Challenge to Gene Patents Survives Motion to Dismiss By Davis Doherty – Edited by Jad Mills Assn. for Molecular Pathology, et al. v. USPTO, et al., Case no. 09-CV-4514 (S.D.N.Y. Nov. 2, 2009) Slip Opinion (hosted by Patent Baristas) The United States District Court for the Southern District of New York denied defendants’ motion to dismiss plaintiffs’ claim that patents on a human gene violate the First Amendment and Article I of the Constitution for jurisdictional issues, lack of standing, ... Read More...
Posted On Nov - 10 - 2009 Comments Off READ FULL POST
Content by Vera Ranieri Google Sued for Use of Trademarked Terms in Adwords Program A class action was filed against Google on May 11, 2009 in federal court in Texas challenging its use of trademarked terms in its adwords program. The New York Times covered the case and surrounding issues. Ars Technica analyzes Google’s new AdWords policy. ACLU Challenges Constitutionality of Gene Patents The ACLU filed suit in the Southern District of New York challenging the patenting of genes and genetic tests as ... Read More...
Posted On May - 23 - 2009 Comments Off READ FULL POST
Oregon State Appeals Court Finds Frozen Embryos ”Personal Property” in Divorce Proceeding  By Anna Lamut – Edited by Stephanie Weiner  Dahl v. Angle Or. Ct. App., October 8, 2008, A133697 Slip Opinion The Court of Appeals of the State of Oregon upheld the decision of the trial court to enforce a contract made between a now-divorced husband and wife regarding six frozen embryos resulting from the couple’s attempt to conceive in vitro. The contract provided that, in the event of a disagreement, the wife would have the right to decide what ... Read More...
Posted On Oct - 16 - 2008 Comments Off READ FULL POST
Federal Circuit Holds Patent Unenforceable Following Patentee’s Failure to Disclose Material Notes By Michelle Yang — Edited by Wen Bu Monsanto Corp. v. Bayer Bioscience N.V. Federal Circuit, January 25, 2008, No. 2007-1109 Slip Opinion On January 25, the Federal Circuit affirmed the District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri’s holdings: 1) that Bayer’s patent for certain chimeric genes was unenforceable for inequitable conduct, and 2) that the district court had jurisdiction to declare three related patents unenforceable. The ... Read More...
Posted On Jan - 30 - 2008 Comments Off READ FULL POST
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