“'What we’re asking the government to do is say WARF has no right' to the patent, said Dan Ravicher, executive director Public Patent Foundation in New York, which is handling the challenge for Consumer Watchdog(of Santa Monica, Ca.) 'It’s like the government sent a check to WARF they didn’t deserve.'”
|Dan Ravicher and Jeanne Loring at Post Office|
when they filed the patent challenge July 17,
2006. The photo was taken by an anonymous
woman at the Post Office with Loring's camera.
“'The next paradigm shift in medicine will be advances in cell therapy -- it’s under way,' said Jason Kolbert, senior biotechnology analyst with Maxim Group LLC in New York. He said pharmaceutical makers such as Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (TEVA) of Petach Tikva, Israel, and Pfizer (PFE) Inc. of New York are working with stem-cell researchers on new therapies.”