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Europe Says Univ California Deserves Broad Patent for CRISPR

The European Patent Office announced its “intention to grant a patent” to the University of California for its broad-based claims about the genome-editing tool popularly known as CRISPR. UC, on behalf of several parties, has been in a pitched battle with the Broad Institute of Cambridge, Massachusetts, over CRISPR patents, and the new decision marks a sharp departure from the position of the USPTO

Source: Bioethics Bulletin by the Berman Institute of Bioethics.

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