By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Precision Biosciences said today that a federal court has stayed patent litigation brought against it by Cellectis.

Following a "non-final" decision by the US Patent and Trademark Office in the spring, the US District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina has ordered all proceedings in the case be suspended until the USPTO has finished its reexamination of US Patents 6,610,545 and 7,309,605, to which Cellectis holds exclusive rights.

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

A fire at a Manchester hospital may have destroyed lab equipment and data, the Guardian reports.

Researchers generate a genetic database from skeletal remains from the 1845 Franklin Expedition to the Arctic, Live Science reports.

Researchers in China have begun another trial using CRISPR/Cas9 approaches in cancer patients, according to the Wall Street Journal.

In Science this week: human DNA found in sediments from archeological sites lacking bones, and more.