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AMP opposes exclusive licensing of NIH proteomics patent
Date:11/22/2011

Bethesda, MD The Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP) opposed the National Institutes of Health (NIH) proposal to exclusively license the subject matter of a cancer-related proteonomics patent application filed by the Agency. AMP's written remarks were submitted to NIH in response to a request for comments in the Federal Register Notice entitled, "Prospective Grant of Exclusive License: The Development of a Companion Diagnostic Kit for Predicting Therapeutic Efficacy of Anti-Cancer Agents." The proposed license grants exclusive worldwide rights to use the relationships between levels of three proteins, PTEN, Akt, and mTOR and cancers of the breast, lung, and kidney. Under the terms of the prospective agreement, the licensor could provide laboratory test services and/or sell test kits.

"The submitted patent application encompasses essentially all methods and techniques that allow practical use of the claimed biological relationships. The breadth of this patent application renders exclusive licensing of even a subset of the proteincancer associations claimed contrary to the public interest," stated Roger D. Klein, MD, JD, Chair of the AMP Professional Relations Committee. "No one company should be permitted to monopolize medical information in this way."

In its comments, AMP set forth the reasons the organization believes NIH's proposed exclusive license fails to meet the regulatory constraints on exclusive licensing of federally owned inventions as set forth in 35 U.S.C. 209(a) and 37 C.F.R. 404.737 C.F.R. 404.7. According to U.S. law, such a license must serve the best interests of the public; must be a "reasonable and necessary" incentive for the attraction of investments required to bring the invention to practical application; and must not lessen competition. Further, practical application of the invention must be unlikely under a nonexclusive license, and the scope of exclusivity cannot be broader than is necessary to bring th
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Contact: Don Hunt
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Association for Molecular Pathology
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