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A federal judge has ruled that drug companies, device manufacturers, and universities need to provide missing clinical data from hundreds of trials to a federal website, ScienceInsider reports.

Jail Sentence Imposed

A Chinese court has sentenced He Jiankui and two others to three years in jail for editing the genomes of infants as embryos.

The exact restrictions the injunction will place on 10x are not yet determined. 10x will also have to pay Bio-Rad additional damages, plus interest.

The court's ruling that Quest was acting as a licensed healthcare provider could affect the statute of limitations in the suit.

The Broad Institute's lawyers used statements from Jennifer Doudna to undermine UC's case that one could expect CRISPR/Cas9 to work in eukaryotic cells.

The University of California-led party can still appeal the decision from the US Patent and Trademark Office, but it has been dealt a major setback.

The Australian High Court rules that isolated genetic material cannot be patented.

The court held that an isolated nucleic acid sequence is not a manner of manufacture and cannot form the basis of a valid patent.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The US Supreme Court today unanimously ruled that human genes are not patentable, but synthetic DNA, or cDNA, is patent eligible because it does not occur naturally.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In a patent infringement suit between Illumina and Complete Genomics, the US District Court for the Northern District of California this week denied a motion by Illumina to reconsider a judgment the court rendered in favor of Complete Genomics last October.

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Novavax has begun a phase III trial of its SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, according to the New York Times.

Vox reports that the Trump Administration may limit student visas for individuals from some countries to two years.

The governor of New York says the state will conduct its own review of any SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, NPR reports.

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