USPTO Maintains Rejection on Claims in Benitec's US Patent | GenomeWeb

Benitec said last week that the US Patent and Trademark Office has again rejected certain claims within the company's core US patent, although other claims that had previously been rejected were deemed allowable.

The patent, No. 6,573,099, covers gene-expression knockdown using DNA that transcribes double-stranded RNA, and has long been the centerpiece of the company’s intellectual property estate.

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