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

Filing 65

DECLARATION of Daniel B. Ravicher in Support re: 61 MOTION for Summary Judgment.. Document filed by American Society For Clinical Pathology, College of American Pathologists, Association For Molecular Pathology, Haig Kazazian, Arupa Ganguly, Wendy Chung, Harry Ostrer, David Ledbetter, Stephen Warren, Ellen Matloff, Elsa Reich, Breast Cancer Action, Boston Women's Health Book Collective, American College of Medical Genetics, Lisbeth Ceriani, Runi Limary, Genae Girard, Patrice Fortune, Vicky Thomason, Kathleen Raker. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 5 part A, # 2 Exhibit 5 part B, # 3 Exhibit 6, # 4 Exhibit 7)(Hansen, Christopher)

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Association For Molecular Pathology et al v. United States Patent and Trademark Office et al Doc. 65 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK __________________________________________ ASSOCIATION FOR MOLECULAR ) PATHOLOGY; AMERICAN COLLEGE OF ) MEDICAL GENETICS; AMERICAN SOCIETY ) FOR CLINICAL PATHOLOGY; COLLEGE OF ) AMERICAN PATHOLOGISTS; HAIG ) KAZAZIAN, MD; ARUPA GANGULY, PhD; ) WENDY CHUNG, MD, PhD; HARRY OSTRER, ) MD; DAVID LEDBETTER, PhD; STEPHEN ) WARREN, PhD; ELLEN MATLOFF, M.S.; ) ELSA REICH, M.S.; BREAST CANCER ) ACTION; BOSTON WOMEN'S HEALTH ) BOOK COLLECTIVE; LISBETH CERIANI; ) RUNI LIMARY; GENAE GIRARD; PATRICE ) FORTUNE; VICKY THOMASON; KATHLEEN ) RAKER, ) Plaintiffs, ) v. ) ) UNITED STATES PATENT AND ) TRADEMARK OFFICE; MYRIAD GENETICS; ) LORRIS BETZ, ROGER BOYER, JACK ) BRITTAIN, ARNOLD B. COMBE, RAYMOND ) GESTELAND, JAMES U. JENSEN, JOHN ) KENDALL MORRIS, THOMAS PARKS, ) DAVID W. PERSHING, and MICHAEL K. ) YOUNG, in their official capacity as Directors of ) the University of Utah Research Foundation, ) ) Defendants ) __________________________________________) Civil Action No. 09-4515 (RWS) DECLARATION OF DANIEL B. RAVICHER 1. I am a member of the bar of this Court and the Executive Director of the Public Patent Foundation ("PUBPAT") at Benjamin N. Cardozo, where I am also a member of the faculty. PUBPAT, along with the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), is counsel in this action to all named plaintiffs. 1 Dockets.Justia.com 2. I offer this declaration in support of the foregoing plaintiffs' motion for summary judgment. 3. Annexed hereto as Exhibit 5 is a copy of U.S. Patent No. 5,753,441. 4. Annexed hereto as Exhibit 6 is a copy of U.S. Patent No. 5,837,492. 5. Annexed hereto as Exhibit 7 is a copy of U.S. Patent No. 6,033,857. I declare, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 1746, under penalty of perjury under the laws of the United States, that the foregoing is true and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief. ______________________________ Daniel B. Ravicher Executed on August 26, 2009 2