Gene Patent Case Heads Back to Court

by jeeg 17. May 2012 22:01
On July 20, 2012, the battle over the patenting of genetic discoveries will resume. That is when the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit is set to hear another round of arguments over the validity of patents Myriad Genetics holds on isolated gene sequences in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 cancer g... [More]

Diagnostic Medical Test Patents Draw High Court Scrutiny

by jeeg 21. June 2011 20:28
The U.S. Supreme Court, accepting a case that will shape the burgeoning business of personalized medicine, agreed to consider what types of diagnostic medical tests can be patented. The justices agreed today to hear an appeal from the Mayo Clinic, which is challenging a lower court decision backi... [More]
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