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Documents reveal sexual assault case at UC Santa Barbara

The woman, whose name was redacted in the documents, filed a complaint with the UC Santa Barbara Title IX and Sexual Harassment Policy Compliance Office, or TIX/SHPC, on June 8, 2016. She alleged that a UCSB employee, whose name was also redacted, sexually assaulted her while she was “in an incapacitated state and unable to consent.”
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UC receives blow in legal battle over CRISPR-Cas9 patents

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ultimately ruled that patents held for inventions by the Broad Institute, Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are distinct from the UC’s patents. The institutions have engaged in a long battle over the patents, which have the potential to secure both prestige and billions of dollars in licensing agreements.
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