CVC Files Motion in Opposition to Broad Priority Motion

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By Kevin E. Noonan — In its turn, Junior Party The University of California/Berkeley, the University of Vienna, and Emmanuelle Charpentier (collectively, “CVC”) filed its motion in opposition to Senior Party The Broad Institute, Harvard University, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (collectively, “Broad”) motion for priority in Interference No. 106,115. CVC’s motion challenges Broad’s priority claim and the bases Broad set forth therein, rebutting Broad’s legal arguments and mentioning more than once that Jennifer Doudna and Emmanuelle Charpentier received the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry (and by implication that the Broad inventors had not). CVC’s motion is based on…