UK Supreme Court Weighs Patent Disclosure In Mice Row

Law360, London (February 11, 2020, 8:23 PM GMT) -- A British pharmaceutical company told the country's top court in a closely watched case Tuesday that a rival's patents for genetically modifying research mice should be invalidated because the U.S. company didn't provide enough information about how to replicate the invention.

A U.S. company's patents for genetically modifying research mice didn't provide enough information and should be invalidated, Kymab told the U.K. Supreme Court on Tuesday. (Getty) A lawyer for Cambridge-based Kymab Ltd. said that when American biotech giant Regeneron Pharmaceuticals applied for its patents, the techniques disclosed would have only developed a subset of the research rodents the company can now...

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