Court Report - February 26, 2012


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Cellectis S.A. v. Precision Biosciences Inc.
1:12-cv-00204; filed February 21, 2012 in the District Court of Delaware

Declaratory judgment of invalidity and non-infringement of U.S. Patent Nos. 8,119,361 ("Methods of Cleaving DNA with Rationally-Designed Meganucleases," issued February 21, 2012) and 8,119,381 ("Rationally Designed Meganucleases with Altered Sequence Specificity and DNA-Binding Affinity," issued February 21, 2012).  View the complaint here.

Precision BioSciences, Inc. v. Cellectis SA et al.
5:12-cv-00076; filed February 20, 2012 in the Eastern District of North Carolina

• Plaintiff:  Precision BioSciences, Inc.
• Defendants:  Cellectis SA; Cellectis bioresearch; Cellectis bioresearch Inc.

Infringement of U.S. Patent No. 8,119,361 ("Methods of Cleaving DNA with Rationally-Designed Meganucleases," issued February 21, 2012) based on Cellectis' manufacture, use, and sale of certain products, including meganucleases targeting the HIV1 genome.  View the complaint here.

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