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WARF stem cell patent faces long and winding road

Madison, Wis. - Does the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation's European stem cell patent application have a realistic chance for approval?

The foundation's stem cell patent is controversial enough in the United States, where critics charge it is overly broad and is suppressing scientific research. While that is a contention WARF dismisses, pointi......

Full article >>> rules contain certain exclusions from patentability, and the seemingly contradictory rules that are relevant to the WARF case are as follows:

Rule 23d, which says that European patents will not be granted with respect to biotechnological inventions that use human embryos for industrial or commercial purposes.

Rule 23e (I), which states that the human body, at the various stages o......

Full article >>> 3d(c), he said. At the time WARF filed the application, it was not possible to produce the stem cells that are the subject of the claims of the patent without making use of human embryos.

"The European Patent Office initially took the view that, although the patent did not seek protection for human embryos, since human embryos are used at some stage in producing the stem cells which were ......

Full article >>> at the invention may be excluded if the object of the invention involves the utilisation of human embryos, not merely the means by which the invention is achieved.

In addition to these specific exclusions, there is a general exclusion of inventions that are "contrary to morality." According to Anderson, this argument was made in the Harvard Oncomouse case, when the European Patent Office......

Full article >>> ruling weakens WARF's stem cell patent

WARF says it's ready for a legal challenge on stem cells

Carl Gulbrandsen: WARF Collaboration a Win-Win for Wisconsin......

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Source:wistechnology.com By Joe Vanden Plas 05/31/06


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