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Broad Institute Wins Bitter Battle Over CRISPR Patents


CRISPR-Cas9 patent court

In December 2016, lawyers representing the University of California and the Broad Institute participated in oral arguments before a trio of patent-court judges.

Credit: Dana Verkouteren

The US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has upheld a series of patents granted for the CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing technology to the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard.

From Nature
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