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Patent Trouble

Genentech has accused the University of Pennsylvania of committing "patent fraud," reports The Daily Pennsylvanian's Laura Cofsky. The company is suing the school over a cancer treatment they both say is theirs, Cofsky says. Penn tested the treatment on transgenic mice engineered to develop cancer, and accused Genentech of patent infringement when the school noticed a patent from the company for the same treatment.

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