Monthly Archives: May 2010

US Patent 5,087,571 – One of the First U.S. Patents on Animals

The United States Patent Office issued Patent No. 5,087,571 to Philip Leder and Timothy Stewart for a “method for providing a cell culture from a transgenic non-human mammal.” This patent was one of the very first U.S. patents directed to an animal. The abstract states that the invention is directed to a “transgenic non-human eukaryotic […]

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