By Doug Macron

Santaris Pharma last week responded to a patent-infringement suit filed by Isis Pharmaceuticals, denying the allegations and asking the court hearing the case to invalidate the gapmer-related intellectual property at issue.

In its countersuit, Santaris asked for a court declaration that it does not infringe, directly or indirectly, two Isis patents, as well as a ruling that both pieces of IP are “invalid and unenforceable.

Get the full story with
GenomeWeb Premium

Only $95 for the
first 90 days*

A trial upgrade to GenomeWeb Premium gives you full site access, interest-based email alerts, access to archives, and more. Never miss another important industry story.

Try GenomeWeb Premium now.

Already a GenomeWeb Premium member? Login Now.
Or, See if your institution qualifies for premium access.

*Before your trial expires, we’ll put together a custom quote with your long-term premium options.

Not ready for premium?

Register for Free Content
You can still register for access to our free content.

The US Food and Drug Administration has new guidelines that enable some gene and cell therapies to undergo expedited review, according to the New York Times.

Using gene drives to control invasive species might be too risky, an initial advocate of the approach says.

In Science this week: intellectual property experts argue patent battles such as the one over CRISPR are wasteful, and more.

Researchers have grown tumors in 3D cell cultures to better understand cancer, the Economist reports.