On Friday, CRISPR Therapeutics, a leading gene-editing company headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts and the Regents of the University of California and their partners, co-owners of patent technology relating to CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing technology, announced that they have appealed to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit the decision by the United States Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“PTAB”) that there was no interference-in-fact between the claims in interference between CRISPR Therapeutics and the University of California and the Broad Institute, Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
As the dust begins to settle around the public relations nightmare for United Airlines arising out of its decision to remove a bumped passenger who was physically dragged from an overbooked flight on Sunday, many flyers are asking: What are my legal rights?
On Monday a federal judge denied a request from E.B. Horn, one of America’s oldest jewelry stores located in downtown Boston that she order rival Horn’s Jewelers to immediately stop using that name because the venerable Boston jeweler waited two years after its downtown competitor opened to file a trademark lawsuit and is still in business, demonstrating it is not suffering “irreparable harm”.
Unfortunately, statistics show there are two kinds of bicyclists: Those who have had an accident and those who are going to have one. But, what should a bicyclist do if involved in a collision with a motorist? What are your legal rights and remedies?