Robinson Bradshaw

Topic: University of Utah

A Court Ruling in the ACLU v. Myriad Gene Patent Litigation, But We’re Still A Long Way From A Gene Patent Resolution

For nearly six months the Genomics Law Report has been covering the developments in the ACLU-instigated lawsuit against Myriad Genetics, the University of Utah and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). In late July, Myriad and its co-defendants filed motions to dismiss the lawsuit. Yesterday, Judge Robert W. Sweet of the Southern District of […]

ACLU v. Myriad Genetics: Defendants Move to Dismiss

The US Patent and Trademark Office, the University of Utah and Myriad Genetics have all filed motions seeking to dismiss the ACLU’s high-profile lawsuit attacking the patentability of genes (pdfs: USPTO Memorandum; Myriad/Utah Memorandum). In alleging that the plaintiffs lack standing to bring the lawsuit — a common procedural tactic in litigation — Myriad does not […]