- While a decision by the United States Patent and Trademark Office
might not come for another month, the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation
expects the office to review its controversial stem cell patents.
Andy Cohn, government and public relations manager for WARF, said the foundation remains con......Full article >>>
h overseas, a charge that WARF disputes.
"We think, obviously, that our claims have merit and that the patents should be revoked," Simpson said.
The method for deriving human embryonic stem cells was developed by University of Wisconsin-Madison researcher James Thomson. The first two patents, one for embryonic stem cells derived from primates (issued in 1998) and one for embryoni......Full article >>>
as made to convey the false impression that WARF and WiCell are accommodating stem cell research "when they are not."
Simpson noted that Advanced Cell Technology has a reputation for overstating the value of its research, and noted that its stem cell extraction technique has yet to be validated in other laboratories. After an initial splash of publicity, the company acknowledged that embr......Full article >>>
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