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American Researchers To Be Added To Nobel-Related Patents

Law360 (May 17, 2019, 3:47 PM EDT) -- Two American scientists will be added to patents involved in Nobel Prize-winning cancer research, a Boston federal judge ruled Friday, handing a victory to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Foley Hoag LLP.

After an eight-day bench trial in February, U.S. District Judge Patti B. Saris said in a 111-page decision that the evidence showed Gordon Freeman and Clive Wood made significant contributions toward discovering the existence of a new protein, determining it could bind to a particular receptor and contributing to the understanding of its function that later spawned a new form of cancer treatment.

She ordered that Freeman's and Wood's...

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