Fed. Circ. Mulls Standing In Univ. Of Wis. Stem Cell IP Row

Law360, Washington (December 2, 2013, 7:48 PM EST) -- A Federal Circuit panel on Monday questioned whether a consumer watchdog group has standing to continue its quest to invalidate a University of Wisconsin-Madison stem cell patent, saying the group hasn't shown injury or harm that would justify its appeal.

Although Consumer Watchdog was allowed to petition the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for re-examination of the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation's patent-in-suit, three Federal Circuit judges said it may not have a specific injury that the appeals court can ameliorate, jeopardizing its standing in the case....
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