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Science policy news weekly update: February 17, 2017
The ASBMB’s Public Affairs Department encourages all readers of the Policy Blotter to alert the office about interesting and relevant articles. Please send tips to astothert@asbmb.org. What’s new in Blotter news? This week, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office handed the Broad Institute an important victory over the University of California at Berkeley regarding patent ownership over the CRISPR gene-editing technology UPDATE: Broad Institute claims victory in CRISPR intellectual property case ASAPbio, a scientist-driven initiative to promote the use of preprint…