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Cellectis S.A.
v. Precision Biosciences Inc. et. al.

Complaint for Declaratory Judgement
Civil Action No. 1:12-cv-01662-UNA; no judge yet assigned.
Filed on Dec. 5, 2012 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware;

Plaintiffs

v.
Cellectis
Richards, Layton & Finger, PA; Wilmington, DE
Travis Steven Hunter
Chad Michael Shandler

Patents in case

  • 8,163,514: “Methods of cleaving DNA with rationally-designed meganucleases” by Smith et. al. and assigned to Duke University. Prosecuted by Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP. Includes 20 claims (2 indep.). Was application 13/246,346. Filed 9/27/2011 & Granted 4/24/2012.
  • 8,119,361: “Methods of cleaving DNA with rationally-designed meganucleases” by Smith et. al. and assigned to Duke University. Prosecuted by Pickering; Wilmer Cutler Hale and Dorr LLP. Includes 21 claims (2 indep.). Was application 13/245,607. Filed 9/26/2011 & Granted 2/21/2012.
  • 8,143,016: “Methods of cleaving DNA with rationally-designed meganucleases” by Smith et. al. and assigned to Duke University. Prosecuted by Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP. Includes 30 claims (2 indep.). Was application 13/246,263. Filed 9/27/2011 & Granted 3/27/2012.
  • 8,021,867: “Rationally-designed meganucleases with altered sequence specificity and DNA-binding affinity” by Smith et. al. and assigned to Duke University. Prosecuted by Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP. Includes 19 claims (2 indep.). Was application 11/583,368. Filed 10/18/2006 & Granted 9/20/2011.
  • 8,133,697: “Methods of cleaving DNA with rationally-designed meganucleases” by Smith et. al. and assigned to Duke University. Prosecuted by Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP. Includes 24 claims (2 indep.). Was application 13/246,355. Filed 9/27/2011 & Granted 3/13/2012.
  • 8,148,098: “Methods of cleaving DNA with rationally-designed meganucleases” by Smith et. al. and assigned to Duke University. Prosecuted by Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP. Includes 13 claims (1 indep.). Was application 13/246,376. Filed 9/27/2011 & Granted 4/3/2012.
  • 8,119,381: “Rationally-designed meganucleases with altered sequence specificity and DNA-binding affinity” by Smith et. al. and assigned to Duke University. Prosecuted by Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP. Includes 20 claims (3 indep.). Was application 13/245,596. Filed 9/26/2011 & Granted 2/21/2012.
  • 8,129,134: “Methods of cleaving DNA with rationally-designed meganucleases” by Smith et. al. and assigned to Duke University. Prosecuted by Cutler; Wilmer Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP. Includes 24 claims (2 indep.). Was application 13/246,270. Filed 9/27/2011 & Granted 3/6/2012.
  • 7,897,372: “I-CreI meganuclease variants with modified specificity, method of preparation and uses thereof” by Duchateau et. al. and assigned to Cellectis. Prosecuted by Oblon, Spivak, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.. Includes 54 claims (3 indep.). Was application 11/908,798. Filed 3/15/2006 & Granted 3/1/2011.
  • 8,124,369: “Method of cleaving DNA with rationally-designed meganucleases” by Smith et. al. and assigned to Duke University. Prosecuted by Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP. Includes 30 claims (2 indep.). Was application 13/246,380. Filed 9/27/2011 & Granted 2/28/2012.
  • 8,143,015: “Methods of cleaving DNA with rationally-designed meganucleases” by Smith et. al. and assigned to Duke University. Prosecuted by Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP. Includes 25 claims (2 indep.). Was application 13/245,650. Filed 9/26/2011 & Granted 3/27/2012.

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