The Embarrassing, Destructive Fight over Biotech's Big Breakthrough

The Embarrassing, Destructive Fight over Biotech's Big Breakthrough


Editor's note : Today the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office will hear oral arguments in the ongoing proceeding about this CRISPR patent dispute. A defining moment in modern biology occurred on July 24, 1978, when biotechnology pioneer Robert Swanson, who had recently co-founded Genentech, brought two young scientists to dinner with Thomas Perkins, the legendary venture capitalist.



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