IP Watch: Hologic, Roche, Qiagen, Life Tech, Alere, Genaphora, Others Win US Patents | GenomeWeb

Universal Bio Research has been awarded US Patent No. D684,273, "Reaction vessel for amplifying nucleic acid."

Hideji Tajima is named as the inventor.

Claims an ornamental design for a reaction vessel for amplifying nucleic acid.


Gen-Probe (Hologic) has been awarded US Patent No. 8,461,324, "Compositions and methods for detection of hepatitis A virus nucleic acid."

James Carlson and Steven Brentano are named as inventors.

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In Science this week: intellectual property landscape of CRISPR genome editing, and more.

A researcher has been convicted of conspiring to steal genetically engineered rice, Reuters reports.

Harvard Medical School's George Church says a woolly mammoth-elephant hybrid is only a few years away, according to the New Scientist.

Intel is ending its sponsorship of the International Science and Engineering Fair, the New York Times reports.

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