About the Authors

  • The Authors and Contributors of "Patent Docs" are patent attorneys and agents, many of whom hold doctorates in a diverse array of disciplines.
2018 Juristant Badge - MBHB_165
Juristant #4 Overall Rank

E-mail Newsletter

  • Enter your e-mail address below to receive the "Patent Docs" e-mail newsletter.

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner

Contact the Docs

Docs on Twitter


Disclaimer

  • "Patent Docs" does not contain any legal advice whatsoever. This weblog is for informational purposes only, and its publication does not create an attorney-client relationship. In addition, nothing on "Patent Docs" constitutes a solicitation for business. This weblog is intended primarily for other attorneys. Moreover, "Patent Docs" is the personal weblog of the Authors; it is not edited by the Authors' employers or clients and, as such, no part of this weblog may be so attributed. All posts on "Patent Docs" should be double-checked for their accuracy and current applicability.
Juristat_165
Juristat #8 Overall Rank

Pharma-50-transparent_216px_red

« Orexo AB v. Actavis Elizabeth LLC (Fed. Cir. 2018) | Main | Patenting Repurposed Drugs »

September 17, 2018

Comments

Dory actually is a surgeon fish and Nemo's buddy. The transposon comment was interesting. How does this fish compare to other organisms and to for example corn, which is where Barbara McClintock discovered and analyzed transposons. Albert Brooks played Nemo, by the way.

Love these posts Kevin - keep them coming.

Unfortunately, without Ellen I don't think Nemo would have been so popular. But you are taxonomically correct, of course.

I think the transposon comparisons with other species will come in future work (and if I had the time I could cull this out of the literature but that wouldn't be a good use of my time). Recall that Dr. McClintock noticed transposons due to mottling patterns of corn kernels; most transposons don't have as dramatic (or at least colorful) a phenotypic effect.

Thanks for the encouragement.

Let me play my brother Cynical's role:

All laws of nature - nothing patent eligible here.

The comments to this entry are closed.

October 2019

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
    1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31