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Supreme Court Grants Cert. In Caraco

Today (June 27, 2010), the Supreme Court granted cert. in yet another patent appeal, Caraco Pharm. Labs., Ltd., v. Novo Nordisk, (Supreme Ct. 10-844). Earlier this month, I did an extensive post on the decision below, in which the Fed. … Continue reading

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Appeals Court Overturns Stem Cell Ban

On April 29th, in Sherley v. Sebelius, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Cir., (a copy is available at the end of this post) overturned the injunction imposed by the district court, which had blocked the implementation of … Continue reading

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ACLU Files Its Brief in Myriad – Argues DNA Is A Blueprint Without a Name

On November 30, 2010, the ACLU filed its brief at the Federal Circuit in AMP et al. v. USPTO and Myriad Genetics, Inc. et al. If you have been reading my posts on this suit, you are by now probably … Continue reading

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UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH v. HEDRICK – ON A (CLEAR) CONCEPTION DAY

From a prosecutor’s standpoint, the ‘231 patent (link at bottom of this post) has “dream claims” to a new class of stem cells. Claim 1 reads: An isolated adipose-derived stem cell that can differentiate into two or more of the … Continue reading

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