Association For Molecular Pathology et al v. United States Patent and Trademark Office et al

Filing 191

DECLARATION of Laura P. Masurovsky in Support re: 189 MOTION to File Amicus Brief.. Document filed by Genetic Alliance. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 2, # 3 Exhibit 3, # 4 Exhibit 4, # 5 Exhibit 5, # 6 Exhibit 6)(Masurovsky, Laura)

Association For Molecular Pathology et al v. United States Patent and Trademark Office et al Doc. 191 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK ASSOCIATION FOR MOLECULAR PATHOLOGY, et al., Plaintiffs, v. UNITED STATES PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE, et al., Defendants 09 Civ. 4515 (RWS) ECF Case DECLARATION OF LAURA P. MASUROVSKY IN SUPPORT OF BRIEF OF AMICUS CURIAE GENETIC ALLIANCE IN OPPOSITION TO CERTAIN POSITIONS OF THE PLAINTIFFS I, LAURA P. MASUROVSKY, declare as follows: I am an attorney at Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP, counsel for Genetic Alliance in the above-captioned action. I respectfully submit this declaration in further support of Brief of Amicus Curiae Genetic Alliance in Opposition to Certain Positions of the Plaintiffs. 1. Attached hereto as Exhibit 1 is a true and correct copy of a page from the University of Michigan web site at http://www.techtransfer.umich.edu/news_events/success_stories/story_19.php, visited December 29, 2009. 1 Dockets.Justia.com 2. Attached hereto as Exhibit 2 is a true and correct copy of selected pages from BRUCE ALBERTS ET AL., MOLECULAR BIOLOGY OF THE CELL (3d ed. 1994) Garland Publishing, Inc. ("Alberts") 3. Attached hereto as Exhibit 3 is a true and correct copy of Guang-Ji Wang et al., Gene Variants in Noncoding Regions and Their Possible Consequences, PHARMACOGENOMICS, Mar. 2006, at 203 (2006). 4. Attached hereto as Exhibit 4 is a true and correct copy of Kelvin Y.K. Chan et al., Epigenetic Factors Controlling the BRCA1 and BRCA2 Genes in Sporadic Ovarian Cancer, 62 CANCER RES. 4151 (2002). 5. Attached hereto as Exhibit 5 is a true and correct copy of Ting-Chung Suen & Paul E. Goss, Identification of a Novel Transcriptional Repressor Element Located in the First Intron of the Human BRCA1 Gene, 20 ONCOGENE 440 (2001). 6. Attached hereto as Exhibit 6 is a true and correct copy of selected pages from the Food and Drug Administration web site listing nucleic acid-based antiviral tests approved by the FDA as published at http://www.fda.gov/BiologicsBloodVaccines/BloodBloodProducts/ApprovedProducts/Licensed ProductsBLAs/BloodDonorScreening/InfectiousDisease/UCM080466 visited December 28, 2009. I declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the United States of America that the foregoing is true and correct, and that this Declaration was executed on this 30th day of December 2009, in Washington, D.C. 2 /s/ Laura P. Masurovsky Laura P. Masurovsky 3 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE I hereby certify that on December 31, 2009, a true and correct copy of the foregoing document has been served on registered counsel of record via the Court's ECF system. /s/ Laura P. Masurovsky FINNEGAN, HENDERSON, FARABOW, GARRETT & DUNNER, L.L.P. 901 New York Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20001 Tel. (202) 408-4000 Laura.Masurovsky@finnegan.com Counsel for Amicus Curiae Genetic Alliance 4