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Court Report -- December 08, 2013

About Court Report: Each week we will report briefly on recently filed biotech and pharma cases. Astrazeneca AB et al. v. Aurobindo Pharma Ltd. et al. 3:13-cv-07298; filed December 3, 2013 in the District Court of New...more

NIH Implements New Policy on HeLa Genomic Data

On Wednesday, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced that the agency had reached an understanding with the family of Ms. Henrietta Lacks regarding access to genomic data for the HeLa cell line, which was derived...more

NCI Researchers Generate Largest Database of Cancer-specific Genetic Variations

Last month, the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) announced that researchers at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) had generated a data set of cancer-specific genetic variations, which the researchers were...more

Getting the Best Medical Care: a Newsletter from Patrick Malone - June 2013

In This Issue: - Who Needs to Worry and Why - What BRCA Is, and How Testing Is Done - Targeted Testing Is Most Accurate - Recent Health Care News You Should Know About - Check Out Our Previous Tips -...more

Isolated Genes Remain Patentable: Federal Circuit Revisits Issue in Light of Supreme Court’s Mayo Ruling

Originally published in Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology, November 1, 2012. In a very important decision for the biotech industry, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit recently reaffirmed its holding that...more

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