UC Regents DNA Patent Case V. Dako To Proceed

Law360, New York (April 23, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has shot down Dako A/S’s summary judgment motion for a declaration that a University of California patent licensed to Abbott Laboratories Inc. related to in situ DNA hybridization was invalid, but found Dako raised a genuine issue of fact over whether one of the inventors of the patent intentionally deceived the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office during prosecution.

Judge Marilyn Hall Patel of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on Wednesday denied Dako’s summary judgment motion of invalidity and...
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