A Delicate Balance of Innovation and Access: The Future of Gene Patenting

A Delicate Balance of Innovation and Access: The Future of Gene Patenting after Association for Molecular Pathology, et al. v. Myriad Genetics, Inc. et al. S.J. Quinney College of Law, Moot Courtroom Sponsored by the Center for Law and Biomedical Sciences at the S.J. Quinney College of Law and the Health Law Section of the […]

Center for Law and Biomedical Sciences to Host November 1 Symposium on Gene Patenting

The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law’s Center for Law and Biomedical Sciences focuses on new developments in the biosciences, including genetics and personalized medicine, biomedical informatics, cognitive sciences, and neuroscience. On November 1 from 12:15 — 3:00 p.m., the Center, along with the Health Law Section of the Utah State Bar, will […]

Chahine Commentary Argues for a “Technology-Agnostic” Approach to Gene Patents

A commentary by Kenneth Chahine in the December issue of the scientific journal Nature Biotechnology argues for the development of a “predictable legal framework” to aid courts in determining patent eligibility. Chahine, a professor of law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, argues that the ongoing “debate over the validity of […]

Technology Journal Quotes Chahine

An article in BNA’s Patent, Trademark & Copyright Journal about the recent Burrill Personalized Medicine Meeting quoted Ken Chahine, technologist in residence and a visiting professor with the BioLaw Project at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law. Referring to the questions about what can be patented in the aftermath of various contradictory […]

Chahine to Present at Genetics Conference in Denver, July 16

On Friday, July 16, 2010, Kenneth Chahine, a professor of law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will present at the The Mountain States Genetics Foundation Conference in Denver. Chahine’s talk is titled “the Legal, Economic and Ethical Issues Surrounding Gene and Diagnostic Patenting,” For more information, click here.

Chahine Interviewed by NewsHour and Burrill Report about Invalidation of Gene Patents

Ken Chahine, a Visiting Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was recently interviewed by two different news outlets about a recent federal court decision that invalidated patents on cancer genes. Click here to view a detailed story  on the PBS NewsHour about the controversy surrounding genetic patents and […]

Chahine Quoted in New York Times

Ken Chahine, a Visiting Professor of Law at the University of Utah College of Law, was quoted in a March 29, 2010 article in The New York Times, “Judge Invalidates Human Gene Patent.” The article concerns a decision by United States District Court Judge Robert Sweet that invalidated seven patents related to two genes whose […]

Chahine Appears on Burrill Report Podcast

Ken Chahine, a Visiting Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, recently appeared on the Burrill Report, a Podcast from a major San Francisco investment bank directed to the biotech investment community. Chahine’s appearance was on a Podcast titled “Why Biotech is Worried About the Fight Over Gene Patents.” […]

Chahine Urges State of Utah to Capitalize on Population Database

In a recent Salt Lake Tribune op-ed, Ken Chahine, a Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law and health care consultant, urged Utah’s elected officials to capitalize on the state’s “unique and powerful research database.”

Technology Expert Chahine to Serve as Visiting Professor

May 5, 2009 — Kenneth Chahine, who has served as CEO-in-Residence at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law for the past two years, will become a visiting professor of law during the 2009-2010 year, Dean Hiram Chodosh announced today. “Ken has taught here at the College of Law as an auxiliary professor […]