Stem Cell Patents after the America Invents Act
Cell Stem Cell, Vol. 16, pp. 461-464, 2015
4 Pages Posted: 15 May 2015
Date Written: May 14, 2015
Under the newly passed Leahy-Smith America Invents Act (AIA), the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office may hear new challenges to stem cell patents. Here, we explore how the new law affects challenges to stem cell patents, focusing on two recent cases, and discuss the future of stem cell patent disputes.
Keywords: patents, intellectual property, ip, AIA, PTO, cell, stem cell, bioscience, biotechnology, law, biogatekeeper, consumer watchdog, scotus, supreme court
JEL Classification: K00, K23, K41, O3, O34, D23, K11
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