Senior Party Sigma-Aldrich Files Reply to Junior Party CVC’S Opposition to Its Substantive Preliminary Motion No. 1 to Change Count in Interference No. 106,132

By Kevin E. Noonan — On November 19th, Senior Party Sigma-Aldrich filed its Substantive Preliminary Motion No. 1 in CRISPR Interference No. 1 106,132, asking the Board to substitute the Count pursuant to 37 CFR §§ 41.121(a)(1)(iii) and 41.208(a)(1). Junior Party the University of California, the University of Vienna, and Emmanuelle Charpentier (collectively “CVC”) filed … Read more

Senior Party Sigma-Aldrich Files Opposition to Junior Party’s Preliminary Motion No. 3 in Interference No. 106,133

By Kevin E. Noonan — On December 3rd, Junior Party the Broad Institute, Harvard University, and MIT (collectively, Broad) filed its Contingent Preliminary Motion No. 3 in Interference No. 106,133 (which names Sigma-Aldrich as Senior Party), asking the Patent Trial and Appeal Board to designate certain claims declaring in the Declaration as corresponding to the … Read more