Newsroom

This page contains up-to-date information on the global intellectual property proceedings relating to CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing, as well as relevant press coverage and answers to frequently asked questions.

US Legal Events

U.S. patent office issued third CRISPR patent to CVC; indicates it will issue a fourth

March 12, 2019
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U.S. patent office indicates it will issue third CRISPR patent to UC

February 8, 2019
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Second US Patent Covering Optimized Guide RNA Formats for CRISPR-Cas9 Issued to The Regents of the University of California, the University of Vienna, and Dr. Emmanuelle Charpentier

October 30, 2018
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FAQ

We answer some commonly asked questions on the CRISPR-Cas9 intellectual property situation globally.

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International Patent Landscape

“Europe: Legal issues lead to invalidation of second Broad patent; significant reduction in scope of third Broad patent”

February 15, 2019
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Europe: Doudna-Charpentier team awarded European patents

March 9, 2018
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Australia: Broad patent awarded to Doudna-Charpentier team

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Press

Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A. Doudna among the 2018 Kavli Award winners

June 11, 2018
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Broad Institute takes a hit in European CRISPR patent struggle

January 18, 2018
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China Sides with Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna in CRISPR Patent War

June 19, 2017
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