MGH Didn't Credit Researchers For Patents, Fed. Circ. Hears

Law360, Washington (February 7, 2012, 6:55 PM EST) -- Two researchers tried to convince the Federal Circuit on Tuesday that they should be listed as inventors of two Massachusetts General Hospital patents relating to genetic mutations that cause a rare birth defect, saying the hospital would not have discovered them without the researchers' work.

Berish Y. Rubin and Sylvia L. Anderson sued MGH in January 2009 under Section 256 of the U.S. Patent Act to correct the inventorship of two MGH patents related to the discovery of genetic mutations that are associated with the disorder...
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