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Stem Cell Patent Battle Brewing Over Korean Research

Law360 (February 14, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- An international battle over valuable patents for stem cell research is brewing between one-time collaborators in South Korea and the United States who have filed competing patent applications despite the public collapse of the research’s reliability.

Korean researcher Hwang Woo-Suk has threatened to sue U.S. reproductive biologist Dr. Gerald P. Schatten of the University of Pittsburgh after the American made moves to secure intellectual property rights to technology for creating embryonic stem cells.

Hwang and his fellow researchers at Seoul National University claimed to have been...
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