The University of Utah last week fired back at a bid by University of Massachusetts officials to have an RNAi technology intellectual property lawsuit dismissed, arguing that the court hearing the case — and not the US Supreme Court, as the officials contend — is the appropriate
Ibis Biosciences (Abbott) has been awarded US Patent No. 8,163,895, "Compositions for use in identification of orthopoxviruses."
Rangarajan Sampath, Thomas Hall, David Ecker, and Steven Hofstadler are named as inventors on the patent.
Roche Molecular Systems has been awarded US Patent No. 8,095,322, "Systems and methods for determining cross-talk coefficients in PCR and other data sets."
Ronald Kurnik, Aditya Sane, and Christopher Elkin are named as inventors on the patent.