BioGatekeeper

Challenge of Yamanaka Patent by BioGatekeeper Fails

February 16, 2015 admin 15

The still mysterious BioGatekeeper had challenged Yamanaka’s IPS cell patent claiming that it was obvious. The potential implications were huge given the commercial interest in translating IPS cell technology. For background see here, here, and here. There’s pretty much zero […]

Yamanaka Patent challenge

Challenge could cancel Yamanaka iPS cell patent

August 14, 2014 admin 66

A new patent dispute has exploded in the stem cell field. What’s going on? In 2006, Shinya Yamanaka reported cellular reprogramming to create mouse induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells in Cell and the next year multiple groups along with Yamanaka’s […]