The Public Patent Foundation, on behalf of the FTCR
, filed a request for reexamination of the three stem cell patents in July, 2006.
Concern about ExxonMobil's abuse of its ties to the GCEP prompted philanthropist Steve Bing to recall a planned $2.5 million gift to the university, according to the FTCR
"The California Patient Guide: Your Health Care Rights and Remedies" was drafted by FTCR
and the California Department of Consumer Affairs with the advice of medical experts, legal scholars, and state officials.
In papers filed on Friday, FTCR
and PUBPAT said that although WARF has narrowed its claims and made several arguments in its response to the PTO "none of the Patent Owners' arguments have sufficient merit to overcome the rejections."
Women's Group representative Behija Ben Hiba emphasised the importance of enforcing laws that protect women from all forms of violence.
In July FTCR
and the Public Patent Foundation filed a request for re-examination and charged that WARF was hindering stem cell research in the United States and driving some efforts overseas.
The president of the Federation of Tunisians for a citizenship of two shores (Ftcr
) insisted on the legitimate rights of El Kamour protesters.
French "Dignite" is presently in the international waters heading for Gaza, with 12 people from different nationalities on board, including Tunisian activist Oumaya Seddik, representative of Tunisian Federation for Citizenship of the Two Shores (FTCR