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881 F. Supp. 2d 151 *; 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 80311 **; 2012 WL 2105066
UNIVERSITY OF UTAH, Plaintiff, v. MAX-PLANCK-GESELLSCHAFT zur FORDERUNG der WISSENSCHAFTEN E.V., a corporation organized under the laws of Germany; MAX-PLANCK-INNOVATION GmbH, a corporation organized under the laws of Germany; WHITEHEAD INSTITUTE FOR BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH, a Delaware corporation; MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, a Massachusetts corporation; ALNYLAM PHARMACEUTICALS, INC., a Delaware corporation; and ROBERT L. CARET, President of the University of Massachusetts in his official capacity; JAMES R. JULIAN, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the University of Massachusetts, in his official capacity; DAVID J. GRAY, Senior Vice President for Administration, Finance, & Technology and University Treasurer of the University of Massachusetts, in his official capacity; and JAMES P. MCNAMARA, Executive Director, Office of Technology Management of the University of Massachusetts, in his official capacity, their predecessors and successors in office, Defendants.
Subsequent History: Request granted Univ. of Utah v. Max-Planck-Gesellschaft Zur Forderung Der Wissenschaften E.V., 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 17413 (Fed. Cir., Aug. 17, 2012)
Affirmed by Univ. of Utah v. Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur Forderung der Wissenschaften E.V., 734 F.3d 1315, 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 17157 (Fed. Cir., Aug. 19, 2013)
Costs and fees proceeding at, Motion denied by Univ. of Utah v. Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur Foerderung der Wissenschaften E.V., 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 191399 (D. Mass., Nov. 30, 2015)
Prior History: Max-Planck-Gesellschaft Zur Forderung Der Wissenschaften E.V. v. Whitehead Inst. for Biomedical Research, 850 F. Supp. 2d 317, 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 11469 (D. Mass., Feb. 7, 2011)
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