ST.26 Sequence Listing Standard

Everything you Need to Know about the New WIPO ST.26 Sequence Listing Standard

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has introduced a new sequence listing standard, ST.26, which provides a uniform format for submitting nucleotide and/or amino acid sequence listings in patent applications. This new ST.26 sequence listing standard replaces the previous ST.25 format and aims to improve the accuracy and consistency of sequence listings, while also making[…]

Patent Sequence Listing

ST.25 vs ST.26: A Comparative Analysis of Patent Sequence Listing Standards  

The world of intellectual property is vast and complex. Various standards and guidelines ensure to document these inventions and innovations correctly. Specifically, in the realm of biotechnology and genetic engineering, patent sequence listings play a crucial role in applications as they provide a detailed representation of the nucleotide and amino acid sequences that make up[…]

The Art of ST26 Sequence Listing Preparation Best Practices for Accuracy and Compliance

The Art of ST.26 Sequence Listing Preparation: Best Practices for Accuracy and Compliance

Sequence listings are an essential part of biotech patent applications. They list nucleotide and/or amino acid sequences associated with the invention. These sequence listings assist patent offices in evaluating the novelty and non-obviousness of inventions. Thus, their accuracy, completeness, and compliance with the latest sequence listing standard are critical to the success of the patent[…]

Understanding Sequence Listing in Patent Application and Scope of IP Protection

Understanding Sequence Listing in Patent Application and Scope of IP Protection

Biotechnology patent applications often involve nucleotide and amino acid sequences that require proper disclosure to obtain IP protection. The sequence listing is a standardized document essential at patent offices worldwide to provide a detailed description of these sequences. Moreover, patent applicants should ensure that their sequence listings comply with all applicable guidelines and requirements. This[…]