UC Berkeley Finally Scores a Win with Two CRISPR Patents
June 14, 2018
(Futurism) – Before CRISPR can transform our world, it’s gotta get out of court. There’s been a legal battle going on to determine which of the scientists whose research led to CRISPR’s discovery gets to own it (and collect money from licensing it). The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) just decided to grant not one, but two new CRISPR patents to UC Berkeley, home of biochemist Jennifer Doudna, who many consider the creator of CRISPR.