Robinson Bradshaw

Month: May 2009

MIT Sues to Shut Down GeneChip Technology — Again

Last week, MIT and E8 Pharmaceuticals, a spinoff co-founded by professors at MIT and Harvard Medical School, filed a second patent infringement suit against Affymetrix‘s GeneChip genetic testing products and services. Last year, MIT sued Affymetrix itself. This time the defendant is Navigenics, a California-based direct-to-consumer genetic testing company. In February of this year, Navigenics […]

Welcome to the Genomics Law Report!

Since the completion of the Human Genome Project nearly a decade ago, technological and scientific progress in the fields of genomics and personalized medicine continues to accelerate, with the next generation of human genomic research seeking to untangle the complex relationship between genes and traits and realize the promise of personalized medicine.  As these fields […]